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The Red Tree

Join us for an extraordinary journey to a world of imagination in this new musical theatre work, based on the bestselling book by Shaun Tan. 

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“Shaun Tan’s book The Red Tree is a work of brilliance. It is evocative, emotional and unique.”

Neil Gooding - Director

The Red Tree: Creative Learning
02 Jul 2019 - 04 Jul 2019
Schools performances of The Red Tree are available.

Based on the bestselling book by Shaun Tan

This is the story of a young girl who doesn’t want to get out of bed. Rise with her as she conquers her fears, embraces hope and takes control of her world, acknowledging that it’s okay to feel different.

Adapted from the acclaimed book by Shaun Tan, with script and lyrics by Hilary Bell and music by ARIA Award winning composer, Greta Gertler Gold this will delight musicians of all ages.

Sydney Opera House presents a National Theatre of Parramatta production 


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