Crisis on Planet Z!

Age/Grade: 4–12 (Grades Pre‑6)
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Graphic image of a planet with a rocket ship taking off with the text, ‘planet Z’. Join us for this performance on May 31st-June 5th

A hilarious play about a serious topic!

Zephyr lives on Planet Z, the only planet they have ever known. The Alphabetians are celebrating 100 years of being on Planet Z when Zephyr makes a horrifying discovery: they haven’t been ‘improving’ the planet, they have been slowly destroying it! With the help of a baby Ziffle… and a mushroom, Zephyr tries to warn the Alphabetians to change their ways, but they are ready to abandon Planet Z and blast off to the next planet.

Little do they know, there is no next planet: Planet Z is the last planet in their solar system! Together, the Alphabetians must account for their actions and find a way to save Planet Z. A hilarious play about a serious topic, Crisis on Planet Z expertly manages to raise awareness about climate change through

Producing Company: Monster Theatre

Country of Origin: Canada

Genre: Theatre

Show length: 45 minutes

Ages: Ages 4–12 (Grades: Pre‑6)

Curriculum Connections: 

  • Arts Education: Drama, performance, puppetry, music, visual art
  • English Language Arts: Story, translation, structure of story, literary elements and devices, functions and genres of stories
  • Science: Ecosystems, scientific method, endangered species, climate science, climate action, classification of life

Venue: Waterfront Theatre, 1412 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC

Ways to Watch

IN PERSON

Watch a live performance at the venue.

TICKET INFORMATION

FOR SCHOOLS:

  • Festival 1 Show Pass: $12+GST/ticket
  • Festival 2 Show Pass: $22+GST/ticket

FOR THE PUBLIC:

  • Festival 1 Show Pass: $12.50-$22.00 + GST/ticket

Show times & Tickets

In person

Tuesday, May 31  Additional show info In person 
10:30 – 11:15 AM  Sold out 
12:30 – 1:15 PM  Get tickets 
Wednesday, June 1  Additional show info In person 
12:30 – 1:15 PM  Get tickets 
Friday, June 3  Additional show info In person 
12:30 – 1:15 PM  Sold out 
Saturday, June 4  Additional show info In person 
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM  Get tickets 
Sunday, June 5  Additional show info In person 
1:00 – 1:45 PM  Get tickets 

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