two performers on stage it's a dark set with a projection in the background and a small puppet stage displayed in the foreground

Surrey SPARK Stages presents this thrilling piece of theatrical magic for children and adults to share!


Date & Time

April 6, 20244:00pm - 4:45pm Add to calendar
April 6, 20247:00pm - 7:45pm Add to calendar


Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey, BC

Tickets & Pricing

Child $16 | Adult $21

Special 4-pack pricing available by calling the Box Office at 604-501-5566

Buy tickets to A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

"There is as much for adults to enjoy about this family-friendly fable as there is for children."
-Sunday Business Post

"There's a touch of Monty Python's Life of Brian about it all absolute delight."
-Irish Mail on Sunday

By Dan Colley and The Riverbank Arts Centre | Dublin, Ireland 

For kids 8+ and adults of all ages

In a kitchen, in a theatre, two storytellers and their audience find something remarkable: a very old man with enormous wings! What to do about an angel who has fallen from earth? This thrilling piece of theatrical magic for young audiences is adapted from the short story of the same name by Gabriel García Márquez. Using all the storytelling tools: gripping music, charming puppetry, live video projection and a bunch of belly laughs, this fable leaps to life in all its wonderful weirdness and heartfelt emotion. If you loved our presentation of The Bookbinder in 2019, we’re sure you’ll enjoy The Old Man with Enormous Wings.

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About Dan Colley 

Dan Colley is a Creative Director and Producer specialising in ensemble-devised theatre, theatre for young audiences, comedy, community participation, puppetry, and outdoor spectacle. He's an experienced dramaturg, script editor and facilitator. Colley trained as a Youth Theatre Facilitator with Youth Theatre Ireland and hold a BA (hons) in English and Philosophy from NUI Galway. he's also a Member of the Project Arts Centre, and a Theatre Artist in Residence at the Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge.

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