Bonhomme is a show built with mud and powered on thoughts.
‘Bonhomme’ is a family show built with mud and powered by thoughts. It will leave you with dirty hands and a wondering mind.
Based in a community garden, this new immersive and participatory show seamlessly blends story telling, object theatre,
live music and philosophy for children.
Children are natural philosophers and start to question the world around them very early on. What’s Coming out of the Box firmly
believes that children’s theatre should not shy away from big juicy topics. We enjoy asking big questions to small people.
What makes a good human?
This is the philosophical question we examine in 'Bonhomme' with children aged 5-8, using the Golem myth for loose inspiration.
This project was supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. We are also very grateful for
the support of People United, Looping the Loop and The Quarterhouse.
“Clever, thought provoking, children’s theatre touching on hard subject matter in a gentle and interactive way.” Emily
Our 2020 tour is now suspended but we've made this family activity pack for you.
Written and directed by:
Live Music Improvised by:
Cam Griffiths, Rachael Hammond, Sadie Hurley and Katie McGarry
Cam Griffiths, Rachael Hammond and Louise Mellor
Cam Griffiths and Rachael Hammond
Photos Dik Ng