Edward the Emu [Brisbane]
Edward the Emu [Brisbane]

Event Information


Thursday June 30, 2022
1:00 PM


Brisbane Powerhouse
119 Lamington Street
New Farm, QLD 4005

Auslan Interpreter/s

Michelle Ashley & Mike Webb

Language/ Cultural Consultant


$32 (special offer of $27 for 4 or more people)

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Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

A heartfelt, clever and funny new tale based on two beloved Australian children’s books, Edward the Emu and Edwina the Emu.

With exceptional world-class puppetry, a beautiful original score and inventive storytelling, the award-winning Monkey Baa team are back with a hilarious and tender story of two emus searching for their identity.

Edward and Edwina both wonder if there is more to life than being an emu. Perhaps being a seal or a lion, or a snake is more exciting than an emu’s lot in life. Convinced the grass is greener in everyone else’s enclosure, the pair set out on an adventure to find their place in the world.

Follow Edward and Edwina as they hilariously navigate their own feathered existential crises, with their human keepers in hot pursuit to restore order to the zoo.

The emus’ journey of hijinks and tenderness lead them to discover that the best thing you can be is… you!

This event is Auslan interpreted, proudly supported by the Dalwood-Wylie Foundation.

And…You are invited to stay after the show for a ‘behind the scenes’ tour.


Special offer for School groups – please email here to find out more

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