A musical version of the famous Carlo Collodi tale in a highly theatrical mixture of musical comedy, storytelling, commedia, dance, mime and puppetry. A lively troupe of actors create all the colorful characters of the story of a willful little wooden marionette who runs away from the carpenter Gepetto to encounter a host of fantastic adventures.
On his journey, Pinocchio joins a traveling marionette show, gets tricked by a singing-and-dancing fox and cat, meets the magical Blue Fairy, and makes a thrilling escape from the Land of Ease, where lazy boys turn into donkeys. When Pinocchio rescues Gepetto from a sea monster, he discovers that he has gotten his dearest wish and turns into a real boy.
"Wildly entertaining... There were many signs of Commedia in this show, some strong company numbers, and a buoyancy that kept this cast ticking throughout the show." CVNC, Raleigh, N.C.