It’s Okay to Be Different

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s “It’s Okay to Be Different – Stories by Todd Parr” is a must-see production aimed at young audiences that features an hour-long adaptation of three popular contemporary storybooks. Todd Parr, the acclaimed author and illustrator of over 40 books for children, including The I Love You Book and The Earth Book, has partnered with Mermaid Theatre to bring his books to life on stage. The show promotes essential values such as confidence-building, self-expression, diversity, and environmental responsibility, making it a perfect way to teach your children about important issues. The production is directed and adapted by Jim Morrow, a seasoned director of many Mermaid productions, and includes a diverse cast, innovative puppetry techniques, and playful original music that has garnered international acclaim. Join the six million spectators worldwide who have been enchanted by Mermaid Theatre’s unique adaptations of children’s literary classics since 1972!