Children’s Theatre Thursdays at PSU

July 20th, 2008 by Adam

Courtesy Photo NCCA. The Tortoise and the Hare, from the 2007 season.

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — The Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University hosts professional actors from the Papermill Theatre in Lincoln throughout the summer, to present their repertoire of children’s stories adapted for the stage.

Performances are 2 p.m. each Thursday.

Please note this year’s new venue for performances. All but the June 26 performance will be held in the Smith Recital Hall. The June 26 performance will be held in the Studio Theatre. All seats (including babes in arms) are $5 and shows usually sell out. </b Tickets are on sale now.

Productions remaining this summer are:

August 7

The Elves and the Shoemaker: This Hans Christian Anderson classic shows the magic that can happen when a poor shoemaker offers kindness to two industrious elves.

August 14

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: A little girl falls down a rabbit hole, and an exciting adventure begins! Don’t miss this final production of the Children’s Theatre season at PSU.

The North Country Center for the Arts Children’s Theatre has been delighting audiences for more than 20 years, with original adaptations of fairy tales and folktales produced and created for children of all ages.

Shows are approximately 40 minutes in length and appeal to adults and children three years and older. Cast members greet the audience in the Silver Center lobby after each show.

Call (603) 535-ARTS or (800) 779-3869 for tickets, or shop online at Convenience fees apply to online orders.

Summer box office hours are Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m.

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