Gordon and Tapir 50 Min4 plus
Puppet theater based on the children's book by Sebastian Meschenmoser
Short info: The zoo administration was dreaming! The chaotic tapir moves in with Gordon the penguin and makes a mess of his orderly life. At some point, however, it becomes too much for Gordon and he makes a far-reaching decision that culminates in a toilet paper spectacle.
They are like day and night. Nevertheless, Gordon and Tapir are the very best friends and not only that – they also live together. Together they can talk about everything for hours. But suddenly, the daily life in the shared flat is in crisis – the toilet paper is constantly running out and the living room slowly but surely turns into a jungle. And Gordon the penguin likes it quiet and tidy. Tapir is completely different – he loves it wild and colourful. It doesn't match perfectly and already… there's a fight. But their friendship is important to them and so they consider: What can we do?
Sebastian Meschenmoser's picture book deals sensitively and humorously with the acceptance of otherness and the family theme number 1: order and disorder. At the Theater der Jungen Welt, the story about the possibility of liking everyone as they are, comes as a production for puppet theater.
Premiere: March 27, 2021 (World Theater Day)