"It’s a stick. It’s just a stick.”
But for one, all alone, this stick has something special. And soon the two are the best of friends. They run, play, hide and rest…and stick together when things get tough.
Beautifully crafted, making treasure from everyday objects, Stick by Me is a joyful show about friendship and play, and the importance of treasuring little things, created by the duo behind critically acclaimed White, Andy Manley and Ian Cameron.
The show is non-verbal and tells its story about friendship, play and having adventures, through physical comedy and visual storytelling. Recommended for ages 3 – 6 years.
Don’t just take our word for it, this is what the reviewers and audiences say:
“Speaks directly to the experience of pre-school children, and makes its point, with the simplest of means.” Scotsman
“An authentic childlike view of the world – full of excitement, energy and emphatic delight.” Broadway Baby
“This is an utterly enchanting show for little ones and adults, superbly performed by Andy Manley, whose expert physical comedy touches just the right note.” Audience member
“It's beautifully crafted with great attention to the little details that make the difference between an ok show and something that's a bit special.” Audience member
Performance length: 40 mins plus 10 minutes play time with the audience after the show.
Winner of Best Production for Children and Young People 2019 CATS Awards.
Originally commissioned by Gulbenkian.
Stick by Me Trailer 04 from Red Bridge Arts on Vimeo.