Children's Festival: Cabinet of Miracles


Various performance times

Age: 5-9 years

Running time: 55 minutes including Q&A

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Edinburgh International Children's Festival 

Cabinet of Miracles

Inspired by the world-famous textbook Orbis Pictus, Cabinet of Miracles is a theatrical introduction to planet Earth.

Following the format of ancient cabinets of curiosities, the actors explore and present artefacts which come to life via the oldest and most traditional puppet tricks. Through this theatrical magic, the audience is drawn to examine the greatest miracles of life.

We wonder at human discoveries and inventions – books, fans, cogs, metronomes – as well as the beauty of the human body, and the greatest miracle of all, the planet Earth and its function in space.

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