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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

Ghassempour, parent.

Tour 2020

29 Feb: The Cockpit, London

7 March: The Gulbenkian, Canterbury

8 March: POW Thanet, Ramsgate

15 March: The Civic, Barnsley

28 March: Harlow Playhouse

4-5 April: The Egg, Bath

6-7 April: Little Angel Theatre, London

9 April: The Quarterhouse, Folkestone

15 April: Carnegie Hall, Fife

26 April: Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester

Photos Dik Ng