LYLE THE CROCODILE to Open 2/13 at Arvada Center
On Thursday, February 13 at noon, the Arvada Center opens the children's theater production Lyle the Crocodile adapted for the stage by Kevin Kling with music by Richard Gray. The play is based on Lyle, Lyle Crocodile and The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber. Lyle the Crocodile will run February 13 - May 23, 2014. Performances are 10:00 a.m. and noon, most Tuesdays through Fridays, and some Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Ticket prices range from $8 weekdays and $10 weekends and holidays for reserved seating. Lyle the Crocodile will be Audio Described for the sight impaired on March 4 at 10:00 a.m. and noon and Shadow performed for the hearing impaired on March 5 and 6, at 10:00 a.m. and noon. Shadow- interpreted theater utilizes specially trained American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters to perform as "shadows" on stage alongside actors. To purchase tickets and for more information call 720-898-7200 or go to www.arvadacenter.org. Lyle the Crocodile is recommended for all ages.
When Lyle the big green crocodile, turns up in the Primm family's bathtub nobody knows quite what to do. Lyle's singing and dancing soon wins them over, and the Primms invited him to stay. Their neighbor, Mr. Grumps, and his equally grumpy cat are not happy. They lock the talented Lyle in the zoo! Don't miss what happens next in this delightful musical tale.
Lyle the Crocodile is directed by Billie McBride. The cast features Michael Bouchard (Hector), Sarah Grover (Joshua), Daniel Langhoff (Mr. Grumps), Emma C. Martin (Mrs. Primm), Boni McIntyre (Miss Nitpicker), Brian Murray (Mr. Primm), Parker Redford (Lyle), Andrew Russell (Moving Man) and Melissa Swift-Sawyer (Moving Woman).
Since its opening in 1976, the award winning Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities has grown to become one of the nation's largest multidisciplinary arts centers, devoted to all aspects of the arts and generously supported in part by the City of Arvada, the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) and Colorado Creative Industries. The Arvada Center is located at 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. and provides free parking for all its patrons. For more information go to www.arvadacenter.org or call 720-898-7200.