The Century Theatre, built in 1977 as a concert chamber to commemorate Napier’s first century as a city, is the setting for the museum's performing arts, film and talks programme. The Theatre bar opens one hour before every show and sells a range of confectionary, alcohol and non-alcohol beverages. Click here for information on how to find us, parking and disability access.
Little Dog Barking is a leading puppet theatre for children, creating and presenting quality theatre works for early childhood, primary school and family audiences.
Little Dog Barking brings a public performance of Papershaper to The Globe Theatre - this is open to the public, school and early childhood centre bookings. Under 2's & Supervising teachers free on a 1:6 basis.
Suitable for ages 2 - 10 years old (up to and including Year 6).
Directed by Peter Wilson
Puppet design Tim Denton
Music by Gareth Farr
Performed by Peter Wilson and Kenny King
Short and simple, yet rich with emotion and humour, Paper Shaper is the antithesis of big-brand kids’ entertainment such as Hi-5 or The Wiggles. With utmost care and skill the company weaves together a magical world that will introduce children to the true beauty that theatre is capable of expressing.
The story springs straight from the realms of imagination and curiosity that children inhabit. What happens to that little man on the side of the rubbish in when no-one is looking? He creates a whole universe out of people’s paper, with a paper sun, paper trees, paper flowers and paper butterflies. When a long-faced but cheerful man visits the Paper Shaper’s park for a picnic, the two start out as opponents, but soon become playmates and finally, friends.
This tale, devised by director Peter Wilson and puppet designer Tim Denton, with music by Gareth Farr, needs no dialogue to communicate to its junior audience. The combination of mask work and puppetry opens up some wonderful possibilities for visual storytelling.
Phone: 021 042 1851
Tuesday 5 September, 10:00am to 10:45am
Tuesday 5 September, 11:30am to 12:15pm
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Phone: 021 042 1851
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