Diary of a Wombat

Diary of a Wombat

Fall in Love with Mothball, the Most Endearing Wombat You'll Ever Meet!

Join us on a hilarious and heartwarming journey as we bring to life this beloved Australian children's book.

Meet Mothball, a lazy and endearing wombat who spends her days sleeping, scratching, and eating. But when she discovers a human family living in her garden, Mothball finds herself on a wild and wacky adventure that will have you laughing out loud.

With whimsical puppetry, live music, and hilarious antics, the production is a delightful show for the whole family to enjoy.
A Monkey Baa Theatre Company Production
Based on the book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley
Written for the stage and directed by Eva Di Cesare
  • Dates 2017, 2018 & 2020
  • Duration 45 minutes
  • Ages Ages 3-9
Most Outstanding Production for Children
2017 Glug Award

"It is all enchanting...that the audience becomes almost instantly involved is a great gift to witness."

Theatre Diary

"This is a delightful little play that is just the right length for its little audience."

Theatre Review

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Assisted Listening
Assisted listening devices are available in the theatre.
Wheelchair Accessible
Contact us for more details about wheelchair and companion positions in the theatre
National Relay Service
If you are d/Deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service.

Creative Team

Artistic Director

Eva Di Cesare

Puppetry Director

Alice Osborne

Lighting Designer

Matt Cox


Sandra Eldridge

Adapted by

Tim McGarry


Supported by

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