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The Man who Planted Trees
 
Played 7th October, 2008 (Penang) & 9th - 19th October, 2008 (Kuala Lumpur)
Performed by Richard Medrington & Rick Conte
Produced by Chae Lian & Richard Harding Gardner
Staged in Uplands International School (Penang) and
The Actors Studio @ Bangsar Shopping Centre (KL)
 
The Man who Planted Trees Award-winning Edinburgh State Puppet Theatre made their Asian debut with performances in Penang and Kuala Lumpur of Jean Giono's classic story THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES. The show received rave reviews from critics and audiences of all ages. Sponsors included Gulf Air and Julia Gabriel Centre for Learning which helped create Malaysia's first half-priced ticket scheme for the performing arts. A special performance was also held to raise funds and awareness for the Malaysian Youth Environmental Heritage Foundation.
 
CAST
Richard Medrington - Actor Rick Conte - Actor      
Richard Medrington
Actor
Rick Conte
Actor
     
 
TEACHING RESOURCE
Teachers' Notes
1. Questions (pdf 46k)
2. Themes (pdf 25k)
3. Resources (pdf 23k)
4. Visits (pdf 25k)

Puppet Making
Sock Puppet Template 1
Sock Puppet Template 2
Sock Puppet Template 3
Sock Puppet Template 4
Sock Puppet Template 5
 
CREW
Puppets and Set - Ailie Cohen
Soundscape - Barney Strachan
Photos - Brian Fischbacher
Stage Manager & Sound Operator - Elspeth Murray
Production Manager - Bebe Chan
Lighting Operator - Ee Chee Wei
Puppets & Set - Ailie Cohen
Soundscape - Barney Strachan
 
REVIEWS
14/10/2008 The Star by Ann Marie Chandy
AN ECO-PARABLE WITH THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES
...a must-see for everyone... tug at your heartstrings... get you giggling... very watchable for all generations... storytelling at its best. + more