I Piano

Children's Shows (musical theatre, puppetry)

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Oh no! The piano has lost its music! But a little girl wants to help the piano find it again, and together they set off on a magical adventure. They meet a mad conductor in a mountain, a monk on a scooter at the North Pole and an octopus dancing on the bottom of the sea. With all three, they play games and hunt down clues, before at last finding the music in each other’s hearts. I Piano is an interactive kids show about music and love, told with a piano, shadow puppetry and everyone in the room.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Bec McQuillan 45 days ago

My seven-year-old loved this show. Engaging tale, perfect for pre-schoolers and younger primary school kids - and the piano-playing was a real treat.

Meghan and Molly 46 days ago

We are two Mums and we took our 4 kids aged 6-10 and they were all entranced and totally involved in the story - laughing out loud, shouting out answers, imitating actions and singing along. We loved the improvised music, the spontaneity, the energy between the actors and the beautiful shadow puppetry. The kids left with an enhanced appreciation of the world of music. Highly recommend.

James Hall 47 days ago

From a musical educator's perspective, this is a beautiful show; the concept is simple but strong and teaches young children about the importance of music and what music is truly about. The story is appealing with lovely moments of audience participation and for the children to help tell the story and create the music. This means that the show is different every night and is great for audiences to return to see again and highlights the great skills of the pianist who takes those ideas and builds them musically into the show (not an easy task!). Personally, I felt the story lost its clarity at times and the audience (especially younger children) lost their engagement at these moments and they had to be commanded back to focus. It almost felt like a 30 minute show that had to be stretched in order to accommodate a fringe running time of 55 minutes. There was the opportunity I felt to have more music making and a clearer journey through the story, especially at the opening of the show. The shadow puppetry element was simply stunning. Breathtaking, detailed and magical. That alone is worth the price of the ticket! The music was beautifully played on the pianodrome's gorgeous Broadwood baby grand and the actors had a great relationship on stage. Thank you for creating this lovely work.

kyla Cranmer 47 days ago

A totally enchanting captivating show. Lots of audience participation which kept the children really engaged. Beautiful use of puppetry and of course the music was fabulous. Also the seats are made out of old pianos which was very cool. Ideal for age 3-8

Alex Webb Allen 47 days ago

Wonderful show! I went with my friends’ kids and we all loved it, kids and adults alike. A lovely story told with such energy, fantastic music and amazing puppetry. Highly recommended, 5 stars!

Rodney Larson 48 days ago

Our grand children (ages 7, 4 & 2) loved the performance and insisted that we go back for more the next day. Because of the interactive improvisation each performance is unique. In addition to helping develop a love for music the show has a message of confident individuality. We highly recommend for its visual creativity, music quality and good humour.

GM 50 days ago

Great show in a great venue. Hand-made, beautiful and had my 6 year-old hooked. Haven’t seen him say “Wow!” so much at anything as much as he did here. Performers were great.

Mor Kandlik Eltanani 50 days ago

Fantastic show. My kids (4&9) loved it, it was magical, funny, and really inspiring for them to play music for themselves. For any child who likes music and especially for anyone learning to play.


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Edinburgh Guide (5/5 stars) 49 days ago

An inspiring and playful piece, this golden hour at Pianodrome is the perfect opportunity to make musical memories together as a family.

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