The Creative Show presents Gulliver’s Travels 2016 on Tuesday 15 & Wednesday 16 March 2016 at The Lime Tree Theatre. This is a comic family show written and directed by Myles Breen with movement pieces devised and choreographed by Angie Smalis performed by members of Limerick Youth Theatre, service users from the Daughters of Charity Service (Limerick) featuring the Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ Choir, dancers from Coláiste Nano Nagle and Patterns Dance Collective, Limerick Youth Dance and musicians from Music Generation Limerick City. This collaboration is in its sixth year, LYT members, service users, choir, dancers and musicians rehearse together over the course of three months culminating in over hundred seventy participants performing over the course of two evenings.
In Jonathan Swift’s classic novel Gulliver finds himself transported to a variety of strange lands after being shipwrecked. In this modern adaptation, his descendants also go travelling and have many adventures on the way. With ship wrecks, kidnappings and an X factor final, the present day Gulliver family find themselves meeting a host of characters with some familiar faces turning up including Peter Pan, Simon Cowell, Cleopatra, Doctor Who and the Queen of Hearts. They wonder if they will ever get home or maybe the Wizard of Oz might be able to help them.