Lightwire Theater and Corbian Visual Arts & Dance to Present THE UGLY DUCKLING and THE TORTOISE & THE HARE, 2/7

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Lightwire Theater and Corbian Visual Arts & Dance to Present THE UGLY DUCKLING and THE TORTOISE & THE HARE, 2/7

Stamford Center for the Arts is proud to welcome back Lightwire Theater and Corbian Arts & Dance (as seen on America's Got Talent) who bring new life to the classic tales "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Tortoise & The Hare" on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Palace Theatre in Stamford. Tickets are on sale now at www.SCAlive.org. Lined with electroluminescent wire, these well-known stories play out on stage through a cutting edge blend of full-body puppetry, technology and dance.

Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling" has helped generations of children understand one of humanity's universal struggles. Lightwire Theater brings this classic story to the Modern Stage offering hope to us all as we root for the ugly duckling who exemplifies resilience and heroism along the way to becoming a beautiful swan.

Aesop's fable, "The Tortoise and the Hare," now more than 2,500 years old, continues to drive home the time-tested adage, "Slow and steady wins the race."

Lightwire Theater, with its dazzling visuals, poignant choreography and creative use of music ranging from classical to jazz to pop, literally brings these beloved tales into a new and brilliant light.

Tickets for The Ugly Duckling and The Tortoise & The Hare on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 10:00 AM are $10 and are on sale now at www.SCAlive.org, charge by phone with major credit cards by calling the SCA Box Office at 203-325-4466 or in person at the Palace Theatre Box Office in downtown Stamford, CT. The box office is open Monday-Friday from 10am to 6pm.

The vision of the Stamford Center for the Arts is to be the regional arts center for exciting entertainment that enhances and enriches the cultural, educational, economic, and social life of the community. The SCA strives to achieve this vision by demonstrating integrity in all work and relationships, providing service and quality in all activities, fostering and promoting diversity of thought, ideas and culture, providing stewardship for the Stamford Arts community, emphasizing outreach in our community, and offering creativity in all endeavors. Major funding is provided by the Department of Economic & Community Development.

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