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Babe the Sheep Pig

Plot Summary: 

This is the story of one piglet’s rise to become the world famous “sheep-pig”. When Babe is won by Farmer Hogget at the village fair an extraordinary friendship develops, one that will change the whole farm. With the help of his new “mother”, the old dog Fly, Babe fast learns the herding instinct, and it’s not long before this most polite of pigs wins over the most suspicious of sheep. When the day of the Grand Challenge Sheep-Dog Trials dawns, the whole farm holds its breath to see whether Babe will triumph, against all odds, to become the hero of the hour.

About Babe, The Sheep Pig:

Dates: February 27- March 8, 2015

Location: Humphry Theater, St, John's University

Author credit: Babe, The Sheep Pig By David Wood

Based On The Book By: Dick King-Smith

Actors in Cast: 22

Actors making their Mainstage Debut: 6


Pig Tidbits:

  • Pigs are among the smartest of all domesticated animals and are even smarter than dogs.
  • Did you know that pigs roll in mud to keep cool on hot days and to protect their sensitive skin from sunburn?
  • Pigs have a well-developed sense of smell, and are sometimes used to hunt rare mushrooms called truffles.
  • The length of a pig’s pregnancy is exactly 3 months, 3 weeks, and 3 days.