Arts & Theatre

Gideon and the Blundersnorp - Free Theatre in the Park

A motley bunch of bandits, who've never met a misdeed they don't love, threaten to thwart the heroics of a humble stableboy in Gideon and The Blundersnorp
Free    |  Aug 3, 2024  |  12:00PM - 1:30PM
Paul Carlson Memorial Park

A Culver City tradition, and a fun one at that is back! Free live theatre in the park returns in this summer! Culver City Public Theatre marks its 26th year of live outdoor shows for the entire family with the delightful adventure musical, Gideon and the Blundersnorp. A treat for all ages, it tells the story of Gideon, a stableboy who yearns to be a Royal Cavalier. Alanna is a young viscountess who wants to be free. Thrown together by chance, the two must contend with bandits, a treacherous forest, and a giant monster that just wants to eat everyone.A huge hit at the 2021 Hollywood Fringe Festival, Gideon and the Blundersnorp combines witty characters, pulse-pounding excitement, and a rousing cinematic/medieval-folk score. Underlying the fun is a positive message: aspiration is fueled by personal character, not social class. Gideon and the Blundersnorp was written by Michael Gordon Shapiro. Culver City Public Theatre is presenting two FREE shows each Saturday and Sunday from July 13 to Aug. 4: Gideon and the Blundersnorp at 12 noon, followed by the classic comedy, The Front Page at 2:30 p.m.