The Smeds and The Smoos Live on Stage

A stellar new show based on the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

The Empire and CDP present a Tall Stories' production

~The Smeds and The Smoos~ Live on Stage
~The Smeds and The Smoos~ Live on Stage

#Soar into space with this exciting adaptation

Adapted from the picture book

by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. 


On a far-off planet, Smeds and Smoos can’t be friends. So when a young Smed and Smoo fall in love and zoom off into space together, how will their families get them back?

Music, laughs and interplanetary adventures for everyone aged three and up, from the team that brought you The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom live on stage.


The Smeds and The Smoos © Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler 2019, published by Scholastic.


Age Range

Ages 3+



Tuesday 26 March - 6:00pm

Wednesday 27 March - 9:30am & 11:30am


Empire Cardholder $24.00
One Price $26.00
Group 4+ $25.00
School Groups (10+) $18.00
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Family Friendly


55mins with no interval

#Watch a sneak preview


#About CDP Kids

CDP Theatre Producers is an independent theatre production house and touring company with an unsurpassed track record for developing new productions, putting ideas into action and for producing some of the best theatrical entertainment in Australia.

CDP's recent productions for children and families include world premiere stage plays which are adaptations of the popular books The 13/26/52/78 & 91-Storey Treehouse, David Walliams' The Midnight Gang, Billionaire Boy, and Mr Stink, Alison Lester's Magic Beach and Are We There Yet?, Guess How Much I Love You, Spot, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, along with the Australian productions of The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom and The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

#Creative Credits

Director: Toby Mitchell 

Set & Costumes Designer: Barney George 

Music & Lyrics: Jon Fiber & Andy Shaw for Jollygoodtunes 

Puppet Designer: Yvonne Stone 

Lighting Designer: Peter Harrison 

Choreographer: Julia Cave 

Costume Supervisor: Martin Rodges

Production Manager: Nick May 

Collaborator: Zhaolin Zhou R&D Co-Director: Olivia Jacobs


Associate Director (Australia): Nicole Pingon



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Acknowledgement
of country

Empire Theatres acknowledges the Traditional Custodians, the Giabal, Jarowair and Western Wakka Wakka people, where we work and present stories. We would like to pay respect to the Elders, past and present and to all First Nations people.

Artwork: Kim Walmsley

Empire Theatre