The Little Prince is a musical based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Le Petit Prince, with a book by Elizma Badenhorst, and music and lyrics by Wessel Odendaal.


The Little Prince leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe, his personal journey culminating in a voyage to Earth and further adventures, during which he learns the oddities of adult behaviour through a series of extraordinary encounters.

2018 Production

The Little PrincePEMADS Little Theatre: 10 – 14 October 2018.
Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Studio Theatre: 25 October – 25 November 2018.

Produced by VRT | Van Rensburg Theatrical. Director: Elizma Badenhorst.  Shadow Puppetry Design: Bernice Troskie.

Cast: Caitlin Salgado (The Aviator), Nieke Lombard (The Little Prince) and Christelle van Graan (The Shadow Master).

Reviews: The HeraldMy View by Robyn Sassen. Overall Review Score: 94.

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