About The Show
The zaniness continues as best friends, Toopy and Binoo, return to the live stage in a brand new theatrical production, Toopy and Binoo: Fun and Games. Filled with whimsical exuberance, families across Canada will dance and sing-along with Koba Entertainment’s newest musical extravaganza!
The dynamic duo perfectly blends optimism, imagination, and spontaneity in their quest to find the best game ever! The story unfolds as a toy chest full of mismatched game and puzzle ignites a curious imagination: watch as Toopy and Binoo dance with X’s and O’s; wiggle with smiling snakes; try to outwit a gang of dancing ladders.
Along with tea-partying cats, energetic Dusteroo’s and fun-loving sheep, Toopy and Binoo embark on their wackiest and most interactive adventure yet!
Entertaining and unpredictable, Toopy and Binoo: Fun and Games integrates music, theatre, dance, puppetry and innovative multimedia technology to create an off-the-wall experience that will delight the entire family!
About Toopy and Binoo: Fun and Games
Toopy and Binoo: Fun and Games is among the producers long list of original stage shows, including Dora the Explorer: Search for the City Of Lost Toys and Max & Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite. Led by award-winning choreographer Patti Caplette as writer and director, the all-star creative team includes musical director and JUNO Award winner Norman Foote, projection and scenic designer Beth Kates and costume designer, Anne Armit.
Toopy and Binoo is based on the best-selling children’s books by Dominique Jolin. The characters made their television debut in 2005 and quickly climbed into the hearts of children in hundreds of countries including Treehouse TV (Canada), Tiji (France), Rai Sat (Italy) and Sun TV (India).
Meet the Characters
Toopy is a mouse with a vivid imagination. His spontaneous and naive outlook on his surroundings transforms everything. For Toopy, the world is magical!Binoo
Binoo, the tiny cat, is Toopy’s ideal companion. He shares in the adventures with absolute wonder and untainted innocence, often outdoing Toopy in imagination, but his insight enables him to perceive things Toopy has missed without even realizing it!
Executive Producer Gilles Paquin
Producing Artistic Director Patti Caplette
Writer, Director & Choreographer Patti Caplette
Music and Lyrics Norman Foote
Video & Scenic Designer Beth Kates
Musical Arrangements, Recording & Production Bill Buckingham, The Palace Studios
Costuming Maydwell Mascots, Anne Armit, Kim Forrest and Sue Dicks Design
Puppet Builder Shawn Kettner, Patient Puppets
Artistic & Production Coordinator Rhia Alcantara
Head of Wardrobe Kevin Maquire
Associate Choreographers Joseph Sevillo and Kristen Sawatzky
Toopy and Binoo TM © 2017 Echo Media Inc. All Rights Reserved. Used under license and manufactured by Koba Entertainment.