Westport Country Playhouse to Present SLEEPING BEAUTY DREAMS, 2/9

Westport Country Playhouse to Present SLEEPING BEAUTY DREAMS, 2/9

Westport Country Playhouse will continue its 2013-14 Family Festivities Series with a presentation of "Sleeping Beauty Dreams," a U.S. premiere co-commissioned with the Kennedy Center and Marionetas de la Esquina, on Sunday, February 9, at 1 and 4 p.m., recommended for age 5 and up. Tickets are $20. Running time is approximately one hour. Pre-show activities begin one hour before each performance at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.

"Sleeping Beauty Dreams," a new work from the renowned Marionetas de la Esquina, reimagines the famous princess as an overprotected daughter looking for a way to break free of her castle walls in order to search for true love...and her true self. A contemporary take on this classic tale, Marionetas de la Esquina's humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awake this sleeping princess as never before.

Upcoming Family Festivities presentations include "Diary of a Worm, a Spider, and a Fly," on Sunday, March 9, and "Seussical," on Sunday, March 23.

In conjunction with the Family Festivities Series, The Playhouse will host a book collection of gently used and new children's books for Read to Grow, Inc.

Family Festivities Partners are Meredith and David Bukzin, Galia Gichon and Adam Clemens, and Darlene Krenz. Family Festivities Corporate Sponsor is Pitney Bowes.

Everyone in the audience requires a ticket. For more information or tickets, call the box office at (203) 227-4177, or toll-free at 1-888-927-7529, or visit Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, off Route 1, Westport. Tickets are available online 24/7 at www.westportplayhouse.org. Stay connected to The Playhouse on Facebook (Westport Country Playhouse), follow on Twitter (@WCPlayhouse), view Playhouse videos on YouTube (WestportPlayhouse) or get an insider's peek on The Playhouse Blog (www.theplayhouseblog.org).

Photo by Carol Pratt

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