The One Who Planted Trees

The One Who Planted Trees


Thu 27 Jun 2024


10.00 am - 11.00 am
1.00 pm - 2.00 pm


50 mins (includes 10 min post show Q&A)



Spare Parts Puppet Theatre and Bunjil Place present
The One Who Planted Trees

Bandicoot, Koala and a very fun-loving Frill Necked lizard regale their story, part truth, part myth but mostly inspiration, of a woman who transforms her world to bring about hope and happiness for herself and the world around her.

Do you ever wonder how much just one person out of 7.8 billion can really accomplish? Inspired by Jean Giono’s ’The Man Who Planted Trees’, The One Who Planted Trees is an inspirational story that proves just how much one person can do and will have you humming out of the theatre, pulling out the spade and watering plants into the ground.

In the face of a global climate emergency, how can we find hope? What good can one person do? This is a fun joyous springboard for serious discussion about our world and the environment we all value.

“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago, the second-best time is today.” Chinese Proverb

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre is assisted by the Australian Government through Creative Australia, its principal arts investment and advisory body. 


Creative Vic and Spare Parts Logos


Performers: Amberly Cull, Bec Bradley, Nick Pages Oliver 
Writers: Amberly Cull, Nick Pages Oliver 
Director: Philip Mitchell 
Co-Creator: Bec Bradley 
Designer: Leon Hendroff 
Songs and Musical Arrangement: Melanie Robinson, Carmel Dean 
Sound Design and Recording: Lee Buddle 
Musicians: Iain Grandage, Harry Mitchell, Linda Oh, Ben Vanderwal, Melanie Robinson 
Digital Designer and Animation: Clare Testoni 
Lighting Designer: Kristie Smith 
Touring Production Manager: Ben Nelson
Touring Stage Manager: TBC 
Puppet and Prop Makers: Leon Hendroff, Jackson Harrison, Jesse Wood


Thursday 27 June 2024
10.00 am - 11.00 am
1.00 pm - 2.00 pm


All Tickets: $16.00

Perfect for 5+ but suitable for everyone!

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