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Arkansas State University

Jonesboro, Arkansas

Tom Moore
Frances Hart
Virginia Adams

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Theatre Department hosts 10th season
of Summer Childrens' productions

May 3, 2005--The Theatre Department at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro has released the schedule for the 2005 ASU Summer Children’s Theatre season. The 10th anniversary season of children’s theatre will open with “The Elves and the Shoemaker” by Karen Boettcher-Tate when the midnight magic of elves reverse the misfortune of a poor shoemaker and his wife.
This upbeat whimsical romp of a fantasy also holds a gentle message about the nature of kindness. Performance dates are Wednesday, June 22, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Thursday, June 23, at 10 a.m. and Friday, June 24, at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The second production of the 2005 season will be “Witches, Britches, Rings ‘n Things” by Dave Barton. This patchwork of storytelling brings together some of the best fairytales including “The Three Sillies” and “The Billie Goats Gruff.”

Everyone is sure to enjoy lots of audience participation and excitement from the beginning to end. Performance dates are Wednesday, July 27, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Thursday, July 28, at 10 a.m. and Friday, July 29, at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

All performances will be performed at Fowler Center on the ASU campus and all seating is reserved. Tickets may be purchased (in advance) at the ASU Central Box Office in the Convocation Center for $3.50, or by calling 972-ASU1, or online at Reserved seating tickets (if available) may be purchased at the door prior to the performance for $3.50. Advanced reservations are recommended.

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