The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

The Sold-Out, Off-Broadway Hit Show Will Return to New York City this September for a Strictly Limited Season!

Jonathan Rockefeller’s critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, will return to New York City for a strictly limited season beginning September 28 through February 4, 2018, at Union Square’s DR2 Theatre.

A theatrical recreation of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully adapts four of Eric Carle’s beloved books for the stage. This new edition of The Very Hungry Caterpillar includes the World Premiere of Brown Bear, Brown Bear celebrating its 50th Anniversary, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

“Bedazzling. This production will mesmerize audiences” NY Times

“Colorful, Engaging, Charming” Huffington Post

“Innovative storytelling. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has both illusion and spectacle with seemingly magical effects to produce wonder and awe.”  OffOffOnline


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller

Begins September 28, 2017 – February 4, 2018


Performance Schedule:

Thursday at 10am;

Friday at 10am & 12pm;

Saturday at 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm;

Sunday at 10pm & 12pm

DR2 Theatre is located at 103 East 15 Street

Running time 60 minutes, no intermission.


Tickets can be purchased by visiting Ticketmaster or by calling 1-800-982-2787


School time Performances Available Upon Request

(to arrange dates please email


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is Autism Friendly

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