The Old Man & the River | Meridian Magic Carpet Series for Very Young Children


Event Description

In a forest where rivers sing, trees giggle and curious dragonflies come to visit, a grumpy Old Man lives in his little house. Every day is exactly the same, and that’s how he likes it….until one day a magical creature leaps into his life and everything changes! A heartwarming tale of new-found friendship, this is the perfect introduction to theatre for very young audiences. This puppetry performance is accompanied by pre-and-post show audience engagement.

Suitable for all ages. Includes post-show activity. was created and is performed by Theatre Direct.

New to the performing arts line-up for 2018-19, the Meridian Magic Carpet Series offers experiences for our youngest audience members, to discover the joy and wonder of live professional performance. Through music, theatre, puppetry, created especially for toddlers and up, giggling and wiggling is encouraged, and parents are encouraged to sit down with the little ones to enjoy the event at their level. Enjoy three Meridian Magic Carpet performances in this introductory year!

Tickets $15 each, or $50 for a Family 4-pack (HST included)

Tickets are required for all patrons attending a ticketed event, regardless of age.

To purchase, call the Box Office at 905 713-1818, or visit the Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church Street, Aurora.

Sponsored by Meridian.

Additional Information

o Accessible parking and elevator entry is located adjacent to the east side of the building, next to the north glass entrance
o Accessible washrooms are located on all floors of the building
o Please inform our staff at time of ticket purchase, or at any point during your visit, should you have any questions or requirements.
Concerts and Ticketed Events
o Ticket prices include HST.
o All tickets are final sale; no refund or exchange is available.
o Tickets purchased online or over the phone are available at the Main Floor Box Office.
o Seating to ticketed events is by General Admission.
o Tickets are required for all patrons attending a ticketed event, regardless of age. Special discounted family 4-pack pricing applies to Kaleidoscope and Meridian Magic Carpet presentations.
o Late comers will be seated by event staff during a suitable break in the performance.
o Patrons are requested to turn off mobile devices while attending ticketed events.
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