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Adapted from the award-winning book by Shaun Tan

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre returns these winter school holidays with their critically acclaimed production of Rules of Summer. Tickets are now on sale for this strictly limited season.

Rules of Summer is an immersive, interactive, and multi-sensory puppetry work based on the multi-award-winning picture book of the same name by Shaun Tan.


Rules of Summer follows the journey of two boys who experience the emotional journey of life, the unwritten rules of friendship, and a list of mysterious rules

See the entire theatre space come to life and experience a sensory world of sight, taste, smell, sound and touch. What rule will you break? Will you accept or reject a tasty treat? And what consequences will await?


Perfect for ages 5 and up, Rules of Summer is playing at Spare Parts Puppet Theatre for a strictly limited season from 6 to 17 July 2021. Tickets are now on sale.

Choose from the following performances:

  • Tuesday 6 July, 10am & 1pm

  • Wednesday 7 July, 10am & 1pm

  • Thursday 8 July, 10am & 1pm (Adopt A Puppet Parent Event 1pm)

  • Friday 9 July, 10am, 1pm & 6.30pm

  • Saturday 10 July, 10am & 1pm

  • Monday 12 July, 10am & 1pm

  • Tuesday 13 July, 10am & 1pm

  • Wednesday 14 July, 10am & 1pm

  • Thursday 15 July, 10am & 1pm

  • Friday 16 July, 10am, 1pm & 6.30pm

  • Saturday 17 July, 10am & 1pm

    Duration: 50 mins


    Bookings are essential and tickets can be booked online 24/7 at or by calling 9335 5044.

    Tickets are priced from $23 plus booking fee.

    For more information on the production and ticketing, please visit


    ★★★★★ The Theatre Daily

    ★★★★ The West

    "An active, inventive and entirely engaging world of shining torches, secret messages, shadow play, an ambitious snail, great audience interaction and a story that carries the implicit message of friendship." Sarah McNeill, The Post

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    Where: Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, 1 Short Street, Fremantle
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