A.D. Players to Present Children's Theater Musical THUMBELINA, 1/15-2/2

December 27
4:20 PM 2012

A.D. Players to Present Children's Theater Musical THUMBELINA, 1/15-2/2

Thumbelina, a new musical, with Book and Lyrics by Will Ledesma, Music by Braden Hunt and Adapted from the story by Hans Christian Anderson, will run Jan. 15 - Feb. 2 (Opens Jan. 16) at A.D. Players.

The World Premiere of an imaginative new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale about a girl no bigger than her mother's thumb. When Thumbelina is kidnapped by a frog, she is thrust into a world full of fantastic creatures where she doesn't fit in. After being rescued by a field mouse who wants her to marry their neighbor, Mole, Thumbelina must find the strength inside to find her own unique place in the world.

Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 10:30am with a 1:00pm performance on 1/26. Thumbelina previews on January 15 at 7:00pm.

Tickets are $10 for individuals, $6 for groups of 10 or more, and $5 for Title 1 schools. Tickets may be purchased online at www.adplayers.org, at the A. D. Players Box Office, 2710 W. Alabama, or by calling 713-526-2721. For more information about groups, contact the Box office or visit www.adplayers.org/tickets-group.

Thumbelina will perform at A. D. Players' Mainstage, 2710 W. Alabama, 77098.

Founded in 1967 by Jeannette Clift George, A. D. Players pioneered a unique style of theater committed to producing plays and programs that uphold human value, offer creativity, and promote literacy and education.

The company is one of Houston's largest resident theater companies, impacting more than nine million people. Annually, the company produces five Mainstage shows and four Children's Theater shows, fields a National Touring Unit, and maintains a year-round Theater Arts Academy. A. D. Players is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. The theatre shares its mission with volunteers, community associates, and those who make this work possible through their support. For additional information, visit www.adplayers.org or call 713-526-2721.



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