Book Online Moominpappa at Sea || April 4-18

adapted from the book by Tove Jansson

Produced by special arrangement with Agency North Ltd

A charming and timeless story that will delight and inspire you to be more curious about the world around you…

Moominpappa at Sea will take you on a compelling journey of self-discovery though the eyes of a small family of adventurous Moomintroll’s.

The story is skillfully brought to life by solo performer Michael Barlow who draws you into the lives of these enchanting creatures as they face challenges with courage, humour and optimism.

Be uplifted by the witty and whimsical Moomin’s as they explore the mysterious surroundings of their new island home!

Artform: Puppetry, Drama, Physical Theatre.

In Conversation
Artist Talk following the 6:30pm performance on April 8
Led by adapting writer/performer/director Michael Barlow, Designer Leon Hendroff and Creative Consultant Noriko Nishimoto, we will discuss the challenge and opportunities in creating solo work, the two-hat process of adapting and directing, the role of the creative consultant in developing works and the journey of the designer.

Wednesday 8 April following the 6:30pm performance of Moominpappa at Sea
RSVP to by Monday 6 April

The highest quality teacher’s notes will be provided for all teachers including activities with strong curriculum links.


Running Time
50 mins
Age Range
Suitable for PP-6

Holiday Season: April 4-18

Fremantle || General Public

Performances Monday – Saturday at 10am & 1pm
Excludes Sundays and Public Holidays

General Public Prices
Individual: $24.00ea
Group of 4 or more: $22.00ea
Group of 10 or more: $20.00ea
$3.95 fee applies to all bookings

Term 1: March 30 – April 2

Fremantle || Schools Only Season

Visit our schools page or call us on 08 9335 5044 for more details.

School Excursion Prices
Student tickets $7 each
40+ students $5.50 each
1 teacher attends free of charge for every 8 students.


2014 Premiere – Go for 2&5 Regional Schools Tour
2014 Awesome, International Arts Festival

Tech Specs
Expression of Interest-2014.pdf


Michael Barlow
Creative Consultant
Noriko Nishimoto
Leon Hendroff
Lee Buddle
Ben Gates
Production Manager
Elliot Chambers

Michael Barlow

Original Cast

Bec Bradley

Co Creators Michael Barlow & Noriko Nishimoto

Fabric Construction Annie Robinson


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