Friday, June 8, 2012

PUMPKIN THEATER ANNOUNCES 45th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

pumpkin theatre logoA Celebration of Imagination

See all five shows for a special rate of $53!*

The season is appropriate for children of ALL ages. Next season they will offer ONLINE TICKETING to make it more accessible to purchase, exchange and register for classes! As a result, however, their ticket prices will be going up. To take advantage of their Five Play Special print the form below! No need to select your dates yet—just reserve your tickets NOW!

How I Became a Pirate - The story of young Jeremy Jacob, who, one day while digging in the sand at North Beach, is greeted by Captain Braid Beard and his mates and is recruited to help find the perfect digging spot for their treasure. A musical story of adventure and finding one's own heart—a path that can't be found on any treasure map!

Beauty & the Beast - A musical tale of a young girl named Beauty whose father has remarried and now, after losing both his new wife and their wealth, he struggles to find a way for his new family to survive. Confronted with a horrible creature in a beautiful mansion, he must give up his daughter to save his family. How will his daughter help save herself, her family and the creature?

Quest of the ZIZ Bird- A NEW PLAY! Written by Pumpkin Theatre Producing Artistic Director Jimi Kinstle with music by Ryan Michael Haase and based on the children's book The Hardest Word by Jacqueline Jules, The ZIZ is a giant mythological bird (ours will be a puppet!) that one day accidentally destroys the community garden of the children. A misfit himself, how will the Ziz make things better and find a way to “fit”in? Produced in partnership with the Center for Jewish Education.

Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz - Follow the yellow brick road to Pumpkin Theatre for this classic tale of Dorothy and her adventures in the land of Oz with her new friends the Scarecrow, Lion and Tin Man.

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse - Based on the children's book series by Kevin Henkes, this story is about a mouse named Lilly who loves everything about school, especially her cool teacher, Mr. Slinger. But when Lilly brings her purple plastic purse and its treasures to school and can't wait until sharing time, Mr. Slinger confiscates her prized possession. Lilly's fury leads to revenge and then to remorse and she sets out to make amends.