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On Tour

Half Moon is the UK’s leading small-scale young people’s venue and touring company. In addition to performing shows at our theatre in East London, we also tour our live and on-demand productions for children, families and young people throughout the UK.

If you are a venue, festival, community setting or library and would like to book any of our portfolio of shows, please see the link below.

Venue Programming

Currently on Tour:

On Demand

Put your sofa in the front row with digital productions of some of our recent productions, recorded live at Half Moon Theatre. Watch a show whenever you want, and as many times as you like, for 48 hours.

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Big Red Bath

A Full House and Half Moon co-production for ages 2-5

Rubba-Dubba-Giggle, Rubba-Dubba-Laugh, there’s magic to be found in the Big Red Bath.

It’s the end of a busy day and it is almost time for bed, and Ben and Bella are in the bath. Splish! Splosh! Splash! Bubbles burst and bubbles rise and a frothy feast of animals jump right in to join in the fun. Come with us on a bubbly, barmy bath time adventure around the world and home again celebrating all things bath time.

Adapted from Julia Jarman and Adrian Reynolds’ popular children’s picture book, this quirky, vibrant and humorous tale for 2-5 year olds features music by Evergreen, an alternative indie-electro-pop trio who bring a blend of folk melodies, electro beats and vocal harmonies.

Big Red Bath is an exciting collaboration between Full House Theatre and Half Moon, that returns following hugely successful tours in 2013-2015, including a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival. This uplifting and playful production blends music, song and humorous character based performances in a unique take on this well-loved book.

2021 Tour Dates

23 October – Half Moon, London, E1
24 October – Jacksons Lane, London, N6
25 October – Swan Theatre, Worcester, WR1
26 October – The New Wolsey, Ipswich, IP1
27 October – Luton Library Theatre, Luton, LU1
28 October – Theatre Royal, Norwich, NR2
29 – 31 October – The Quarry Theatre, Bedford, MK40
6 November – Brewhouse, Burton upon Trent, DE14
7 November – Key Theatre, Peterborough, PE1
14 November – The Civic Barnsley, Barnsley, S70
16 – 20 November – Half Moon, London, E1
21 November – Watermans Arts Centre, TW8
27 November – Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre, Bedfordshire, LU7
28 November – artsdepot, London,  N12

Glisten

Half Moon presents a Daniel Naddafy production for 0-18 months

Come in, relax, find a space and settle.
Slowly, a shimmering surface emerges.
What does it look like?
How does it move?
Listen, what can you hear?
Welcome to a world of shiny things.
Welcome to Glisten!

Glisten is an interactive performance for babies aged 0-18 months and their grown-ups. The audience are taken on a sparkling and shimmering immersive journey exploring the world of reflective materials wrapped up in an ambient soundscape of evocative yet laid-back music. Watch as the empty space of the theatre fills with colour, sounds and surprises, creating a sensory landscape ready to explore after the performance is over.

The perfect alternative family Christmas experience, Glisten is performed to a small audience creating an intimate and welcoming theatrical experience, beautifully co-created by theatre-maker Daniel Naddafy and visual artist Phoebe Stubbs.

2021 Tour Dates

10 – 11 December – Half Moon, London, E1
13 – 17 December – Jacksons Lane, London, N6
18 – 20 December – Mansfield Palace Theatre, @ Mansfield Library, NG18
21 – 23 December – The Hive, Shrewsbury, SY1

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