The Mom here! I’m so excited to hear that Pip’s Island is returning to New York City in March, and this time, it will be here permanently! Wave asked me a hundred times to take her when it was here temporarily, but we were so busy that we missed it….not this time! We love “one-of-a-kind” theatrical adventures that put the kids right in the middle of all the action, and according to what we’ve heard, this groundbreaking, interactive show does that – and more!
Combining immersive sets, original narrative, exploratory spaces and stimulating audiovisual content, Pip’s Island’s mission is to provide a space where children are encouraged to find their inner spark and to positively impact the world around them. I can’t think of a better way to spend an afternoon!
As its Creative Director, Walter Krudop, says, “Pip’s Island is as real as ‘make-believe’ gets for children…They literally feel like they are entering a live video game and are pulled right into the story. It’s as real as ‘make-believe’ gets for children. They literally feel like they are entering a live video game and are pulled right into the story.” Sounds so amazing – we will DEFINITELY be there!
Here’s some of the fun stuff your kid can experience at Pip’s Island:
- Join the expedition to unlock a secret tree portal that transports you to the shores of a magical island!
- Strap on your Legendarium and collect all five of your sparks.
- Hop on board Pebble’s Cloud Rover and navigate stormy skies!
- Travel underground and help Finn outwit the dastardly moles!
- Grab a treat at Grumble Plum’s bakery and help build one of her giant specialty cakes.
- Sing along and even take a moment to meditate with Shelly, the princess of the underwater seas.
Audiences will be guided through an hour-long inspirational “hero’s journey” by live performers, puppets, interactive set-pieces and animated characters. As a walking adventure, they will navigate a series of challenges and one-of-a-kind games to save the Island from darkness and restore harmony to the land. Along the way, they will collect signature achievement badges, called “sparks” on Pip’s Island, which parallel many elements of the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) curriculum. In addition, Pip’s Island will offer easy-to-book, all-inclusive birthday party packages of up to 50. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kids these days get to have all the fun!! Actually, Pip’s Island is a time-ticketed experience designed for ages 4-10, but grown-ups (like me!) looking to reconnect with their childhood sense of wonder are also encouraged to sign up for an expedition! Looking forward to do a Mom/Kid review of this for sure so read all about it here soon!