Pinocchio at The Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

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Pinocchio at The Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Pinocchio at The Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

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What object does Jiminy Cricket use to float in the sky?
    He uses an umbrella to float in the sky and to get around many other places, like the ocean.
In what country is the story set?
    Many people assume it took place in Germany when in fact it takes place in Italy.
What is the name of the whale that swallows Geppetto?
    Monstro swallowed Geppetto, and Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket rescued him. When Pinocchio finally gets away from Pleasure Island, he finds out that Geppetto, while looking for Pinocchio, has been swallowed by a big whale named Monstro! Pinocchio, with Jiminy Cricket's help, runs to Geppetto's aid. They build a fire inside the giant whale, which makes Monstro sneeze them out.
What is the name of Geppetto's pet fish?
    Cleo was Geppetto's goldfish and Figaro was his pet cat's name.
What is the name of the place that Pinocchio was sent to after running into Honest John?
    Pinocchio ran into Honest John after escaping Stromboli, then he was sent to Pleasure Island.
Who sings "When You Wish Upon a Star"?
    Jiminy Cricket sang "When You Wish Upon a Star" after the Blue Fairy turned Pinocchio into a boy.
What color was the fairy that granted Geppetto's wish?
    The Blue Fairy turned Pinocchio into a real boy after Geppetto wished on a star.
Does Pinocchio become a real boy at the end?
    Even though Pinocchio does many things wrong, once he meets Geppetto inside the whale, he is truthful, unselfish, and brave - especially when they are trying to get away from the whale. The Blue Fairy turns Pinocchio into a real boy, and... you've got it; they lived happily ever after.
What kind of animal do the boys at Pleasure Island turn into?
    After a while, all of the boys start turning into donkeys, due to their behaviour.
Who finally lets Pinocchio out of the cage?
    The Blue Fairy comes to visit Pinocchio while Pinocchio is locked in the cage. She asks him "why didn't you go to school?" and he lies, five times, although the fourth time, it is hardly noticeable that his nose grows. The Blue Fairy then tells him that "a lie keeps growing and growing until it's as plain as the nose on your face", and soon lets him out.
What does Geppetto give Pinocchio to give to his teacher?
    Geppetto is overcome with happiness to find that his puppet is alive. He sends him to school the very next day, with an apple to give to the teacher. He tells Pinocchio that he has to go to school to "become smart". However, on the way to school, Pinocchio is led astray by Honest John, who in reality, is anything but "honest".
How does Pinocchio prove himself worthy to become a real boy?
    Pinocchio saves Geppetto, Figaro and Cleo from the whale, then saves Geppetto from drowning, giving up his own life in the process. The Blue Fairy saves Pinocchio and restores his life, this time making him a real boy. And so, in the end, we see that a former "naughty boy" can become a worthy person by being brave, truthful and unselfish. Hooray for the Blue Fairy!
What does Gepetto see that causes him to wish his puppet could be a real boy?
    People have often wished on stars, through the ages. It is when Geppetto wishes upon the star that the Blue Fairy pays a visit to the workshop. She brings Pinocchio to life, but still as a puppet. She stops short of making him a real boy, until he can earn that great prize.
Who wrote the original story?
Carlo Collodi wrote the story in 1883 although the character, Pinocchio, has appeared in many stories and media over the years. The Disney version strays considerably from the original book.
What is Jiminy Cricket given when he discovers Geppetto's shop?
    When we first see Jiminy, he wears old clothes, tattered and torn from the top of his tall hat to the tips of his toes sticking out from his battered shoes. The Blue Fairy must have thought his attire unsuitable for his important job and endows him with beautiful new clothes. From the very start, Jiminy is given the duty by the Blue Fairy to accompany Pinocchio as he strives to become a real boy. Sometimes, Jiminy finds it very hard to keep up with Pinocchio, as he's quite an active puppet. Pinocchio's troubles begin when Jiminy fails to wake up and accompany the live puppet to school.