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An LGBTQ+ puppet show for children and families called, 'Busy Being Ze,'which is about fitting in, growing up and standing out! LGBT
An LGBTQ+ puppet show for children and families called, 'Busy Being Ze,'which is about fitting in, growing up and standing out! LGBT
110 backers pledged £5,200 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge £10 or more About US$ 14

    The One With The Hug!

    As a big thank you we’ll pop you a shout out on facebook and instagram, then a cute little puppet will magically jump* from your screen via email and give you a big hug.

    *we advise using your imagination to really feel the hug!

    Includes:
    • Social Media Shout Out
    • Virtual Hug From Ze
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    Pledge £20 or more About US$ 27

    The One With The Grand Finale!

    Everything from The One With The Hug

    PLUS

    For supporting us in the very first stage of this project, we'd like you to come back when it’s all finished, shiny and new for our premiere performances somewhere in London, 2020! This means you'll have special early access booking. Ain’t that lovely!

    Includes:
    • Be the first to hear about the finished show
    • Social Media Shout Out
    • Virtual Hug From Ze
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    28 backers
    £

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    Pledge £30 or more About US$ 40

    The One With The Special Features!

    Everything from The One With The Grand Finale

    PLUS

    We’ll send you a PDF of the special sketch book by puppet maker Alicia! You'll get all the drawings and designs of the puppets, ideas, and silly stuff straight from the rehearsal room, in colour, right to your email inbox.

    PLUS

    A special one of a kind digital polaroid just for you, signed by the cast.

    Includes:
    • Digital Polaroid Photo
    • Digital Sketchbook of Busy Being Ze Production
    • Be the first to hear about the finished show
    • Social Media Shout Out
    • Virtual Hug From Ze
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    12 backers
    £

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    Pledge £50 or more About US$ 66

    The One With The Caterpillar!

    Everything from The One With The Special Features

    PLUS

    Your very own fluffy caterpillar puppet in colourful colours selected at random!

    PLUS

    A thank you card full of doodles and cast signatures, posted to you along with a polaroid photo from rehearsals.

    Includes:
    • Fluffy Caterpillar Puppet
    • Polaroid Photo and Thank You Card
    • Digital Sketchbook of Busy Being Ze Production
    • Be the first to hear about the finished show
    • Virtual Hug From Ze
    • Social Media Shout Out
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 9 backers
    £

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    Pledge £55 or more About US$ 73

    The One Where You Shape Our Story!

    Everything from The One With The Special Features

    PLUS

    Two exclusive tickets* to the first R&D sharing of Busy Being Ze at Applecart Theatre in October. Be the first to watch never seen before skits and songs! Meet the team, hear about their ideas and inspiration, share your thoughts, and tell us where you think Ze should go in the future. And if you can't make it in person, a live stream link will be sent to you!

    *Prize includes 2 R&D tickets. Add £10 to your donation for each additional adult ticket (£5 for children) and please write in the comments how many you would like.

    Includes:
    • 2 Tickets to Exclusive R&D Sharing or Live Stream
    • Digital Sketchbook of Busy Being Ze Production
    • Digital Polaroid Photo
    • Be the first to hear about the finished show
    • Social Media Shout Out
    • Virtual Hug From Ze
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Limited 4 backers
    £

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    Pledge £75 or more About US$ 99

    The One For Your Family!

    Everything from The One With The Special Features

    PLUS

    A family ticket to our special R&D sharing

    PLUS

    An exclusive chance to meet the cast and see the work-in-progress puppets before the show

    PLUS

    Not one but TWO colourful caterpillar puppets to stop any squabbling on the way home.

    *Prize includes 2 adult R&D tickets, and 2 child tickets. Add £10 to your donation for each additional adult ticket (£5 for children) and please write in the comments how many you would like.

    Includes:
    • Family Ticket to the Exclusive R&D sharing or Live Stream
    • Meet and Greet with the Cast and Puppets before the R&D Sharing
    • 2 x Caterpillar Puppets
    • Digital Sketchbook of Busy Being Ze Production
    • Polaroid Photo and Thank You Card
    • Be the first to hear about the finished show
    • Social Media Shout Out
    • Virtual Hug From Ze
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 2 backers
    £

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    Pledge £120 or more About US$ 158

    The One With All The Glamour And Sequins

    Everything from The One Where You Shape Our Story!

    PLUS

    Puppet maker Alicia will make your favourite cuddly toy a unique, one of a kind cabaret costume so Teddy will be the belle of the ball, darling. Just send** your toy to Alicia’s studio in London, provide her with their cabaret or drag name, a little bit about their personality and style, and she will use upcycled fabrics and lots of sequins to turn them into a cabaret superstar. It’s like a holiday for your favourite friend, only they come back more fabulous.

    *Prize includes 2 R&D tickets. Add £10 to your donation for each additional adult ticket (£5 for children) and please write in the comments how many you would like.
    **Prize includes return postage but not postage to the Alicia’s studios.

    Includes:
    • Bespoke Costume for your Cuddly Toy
    • Be the first to hear about the finished show
    • 2 Tickets to Exclusive R&D Sharing or Live Stream
    • Digital Sketchbook of Busy Being Ze Production
    • Polaroid Photo and Thank You Card
    • Social Media Shout Out
    • Virtual Hug From Ze
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 2 backers
    £

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    Pledge £1,000 or more About US$ 1,313

    The One With PUPPET YOU!

    Everything from The One Where You Shape Our Story

    PLUS

    Puppetry designer Alicia Britt will make you your very own professional moving mouth hand puppet** in your image! Come to Alicia's studio in London to pick out you colours and oversee your very own bespoke design. Can be arranged over Skype worldwide if you’re not able to come to London.

    *Prize includes 2 R&D tickets. Add £10 to your donation for each additional adult ticket (£5 for children) and please write in the comments how many you would like.
    **Prize includes one moving mouth puppet, torso, arms, head, custom outfit and hair style. Additional accoutrements, snazzy fabric upgrades and accessories can happily be negotiated! (But may occur an additional fee.)

    Includes:
    • Bespoke Moving Mouth Puppet
    • Private Visit to Alicia's Workshop
    • 2 Tickets to Exclusive R&D Sharing or Live Stream
    • Digital Sketchbook of Busy Being Ze Production
    • Polaroid Photo and Thank You Card
    • Be the first to hear about the finished show
    • Social Media Shout Out
    • Virtual Hug From Ze
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    Ships to Only United Kingdom
    Limited 1 backer
    £

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    Pledge £50 or more About US$ 66

    The One For The EARLY BIRDS!

    Special Offer (reduced £50 from £55) PLUS 2x FREE CABARET TICKETS! July 15th

    If you support us in the first 48 hours, not only will you get everything from The One With The Special Features, you’ll also get 2x tickets* to The Exclusive Inclusive Busy Being Ze Launch Cabaret: THE INBETWEEN! (18+) in London, July 15th 2019.

    PLUS

    Two tickets** to the first R&D sharing of Busy Being Ze at Applecart Theatre in October. If you can't make it in person, a live stream link will be sent to you!

    * Prize includes 2 Cabaret Tickets. Add £5 to your donation for each additional ticket and please write in the comments how many you would like.
    ** Prize includes 2 R&D tickets. Add £10 to your donation for each additional adult ticket (£5 for children) and please write in the comments how many you would like.

    Includes:
    • 2 Tickets to the Busy Being Ze Cabaret Launch Party July 15th
    • 2 Tickets to Exclusive R&D Sharing or Live Stream
    • Digital Sketchbook of Busy Being Ze Production
    • Digital Polaroid Photo
    • Be the first to hear about the finished show
    • Social Media Shout Out
    • Virtual Hug From Ze
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    Reward no longer available 2 backers
    £

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