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. All seats (including babes in arms) are $5 and shows usually sell out.
Performances this summer will be:
The production for July 2 is Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Jealous of Snow White’s beauty, her step mother, the Queen, orders her huntsman to take Snow White into the woods and kill her. As proof of the deed, she demands that he bring back Snow White’s heart in a jeweled box. The huntsman kills a deer and takes its heart, and urges Snow White to flee into the woods and never come back. She does so, taking up residence with seven dwarfs.
July 9 Hansel and Gretel
July 16 The Little Mermaid
July 23 The Jungle Book
July 30 Rapunzel
August 6 The Nightingale
August 13 Aladdin
The North Country Center for the Arts Children’s Theatre has been delighting audiences for more than 20 years, with original adaptations of fairytales 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 of age 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 http://silver.plymouth.edu. Convenience fees apply to online orders.
Summer box office hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
General information about events at PSU is available at ThisWeek@PSU, http://thisweek.blogs.plymouth.edu.