Another year, another Oliver Jeffers book-to-stage adaptation brought to you by local theatre presenters Gardner & Wife. Following last year’s exciting ‘How to Catch a Star’, ‘Stuck’ is the next hilarious Jeffers tale to be given a children’s theatre makeover at PJ Live Arts.
This Big Wooden Horse production from the UK revolves around a little boy named Floyd, whose beloved kite inadvertently gets stuck in a tree. Floyd attempts to throw his shoe at the kite to dislodge it but, much to his dismay, the shoe gets stuck. He hurls his other shoe, which gets stuck too. So he tries other objects – a cat, a ladder, the kitchen sink, a whale, you name it – all of which join his kite and shoes in the branches of the tree. Naturally, mayhem ensues. Wong Boon Ken