The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Friends Have Arrived in Phoenix!

Now Through October 8th at The Madison Center for the Arts

August 29, 2023

The Very Hungry Caterpillar & friends have arrived in Phoenix for a limited time!

NOW at The Madison Center for the Arts, with two performances every Saturday & Sunday through October 8th!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has been dazzling audiences around the globe for over seven years, faithfully bringing to the stage Eric Carle’s timeless classics.

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, each production of the critically acclaimed show features a menagerie of over 75 magical puppets, including the star of the show –The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Alongside The Very Hungry Caterpillar, every production of the show features three other Eric Carle stories. Audiences may meet the colorful characters of Brown Bear, Brown Bear; travel the world with 10 Little Rubber Ducks; or help The Very Lonely Firefly find the friends he's searching for. These beloved tales and their messages of community, self-expression, and the power of creativity are brought to life by a captivating cast of storytellers, sweeping original music, and stunning puppetry.

After receiving universal acclaim from publications including The New York Times, Time Out, The Huffington Post and more, and receiving a Drama Desk nomination for Unique Theatrical Experience, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has been performed in over 20 countries to over 3 million children.

We invite you to leap onto the page and join us for an unforgettable journey full of whimsy, nostalgia, and one very hungry caterpillar.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show featuring Brown Bear, Brown Bear from Rockefeller Productions on Vimeo.