Flowertown Players to Present PIPPI LONGSTOCKING: THE MUSICAL, 5/3-4

Flowertown Players to Present PIPPI LONGSTOCKING: THE MUSICAL, 5/3-4

Flowertown Players concludes its 2014 Children's Theatre season with Pippi Longstocking: the Musical with public performances May 3 and 4.

Based on the classic book by Astrid Lindgren, the world's most beloved troublemaker has moved into Villa Villekulla with her pet monkey and horse while her father is pirating the South Seas. Sparking every child's dream of strength and freedom, high spirited Pippi joins her new neighbors, Tommy and Annika, in wild escapades to thwart burglars, win a match with the world's strongest man, and master the "pluttifikation" tables.

This unique production features lively song and dance, playful fight choreography, bright set designs, and original puppetry.

The cast features Casey Dorman as Pippi, Sam Daniel as Tommy, and Anna Leigh Avant as Annika. The creative team includes Jenny Aubrey (director), Cathy Almquist (musical), Daniel Lung (choreography), Jason Olson (scenic), Janet Peck (lighting/sound), and Kem Welch (puppetry). Pippi Longstocking is a musical adcenture sure to delight audiences of all ages.

Pippi Longstocking: the Musical is based on the series created by Astrid Lindgren. It features a book by Thomas W. Olson and music by Roberta Carlson.

Performances times are 1:00pm and 7:00pm on May 3 and 1:00pm on May 4. The show runs approximately 90 minutes with a 15 minute intermission. All performances are at the Historic James E. Dean Theatre.

Tickets are $7 for children and $10 for adults, purchased at the door one hour before the show. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 843-875-9251 or by visiting flowertownplayers.org.

Flowertown Players is now in its 38th season. Located in historic Summerville, their mission is to produce and present quality community theatre, to encourage and promote educational and literary performing arts projects for all segments of the tri-county population, and to provide avenue for the thespians, artists, technicians, and other creative people to practice their crafts.

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