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!

Crisis on Planet Z! will NOT be presented at this year’s Festival, check out the list of 2023 performers here.

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

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