Published DatePLYMOUTH — The Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University hosts professional actors from the Papermill Theatre in Lincoln throughout the summer, presenting their repertoire of children's stories adapted for the stage.
Performances are 2 p.m. each Thursday. All seats (including babes in arms) are $6 and the shows usually sell out early.
The production for July 11 is The Jungle Book. Excerpts from a collection of stories by English Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling Mowgli is in a whole new world—one filled with kind and cunning friends but also dangerous enemies. Will he learn to adapt or will he return to the world he knows best?
Performances remaining this summer are:
— July 18 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
— July 25 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
— August 1 Rapunzel
— August 8 Just So Stories
— August 15 Hansel and Gretel
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 long and appeal to adults, and children three years and older. Characters greet the audience in the Silver Center lobby after each show.
Call (603) 535-ARTS (2787) 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.–4 p.m. and one hour before performances.