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HIPPO! HIPPO! A BIG NEW Musical Adventure!

hippohippoHIPPO is the imaginary friend of GIRL, a young child. GIRL believes that HIPPO lives on the roof and can seemingly do anything he wants, when he wants, how he wants, particularly the things that GIRL is unable or not allowed to do.

Through HIPPO, GIRL is able to allay her fears and gain confidence in her early childhood years. Joyful and brimming wonderment, HIPPO! HIPPO! A BIG NEW Musical! will make you laugh and maybe even make you cry, but most of all, it will steal your heart away!

Through storytelling, music, song, dance, puppetry and imagery, this classic tale about one of the largest and most famous imaginary friends ever will burst onto the stage in its world premiere Australian tour. Brought to you by the producer of Possum Magic, Wombat Stew, My Grandma lived in Gooligulch and Stripey – The Emu Chick!

 Garry Ginivan Attractions is well known for transferring popular literary works for children into quality musicals that can play anywhere from the biggest concert hall in Australia to an intimate venue in a regional country town.

HIPPO! HIPPO! A BIG NEW Musical Adventure! is double the fun for everyone and another hit touring musical by Garry Ginivan Attractions, produced for the stage in association with Shows for Schools.

  •  WHEN: Friday 1 July at 6pm
    Saturday 2 July at 10am and 11.45am
  • DURATION: Approx 50 mins (no interval)
  • WHERE: Gasworks Theatre, 21 Graham St, Albert Park, 3206
  • TICKETS: All tickets only $18 from OR (03) 9699 3253


Based on the books written by Hazel Edwards and illustrated by Deborah Niland. This adaptation is produced under exclusive license from Penguin Books Australia.