ATMTC's Presents World Premiere Musical BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC), recent recipient of a Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Play or Musical Adaptation, brings to the stage the world premiere musical, Blueberries for Sal, written by Washington, D.C. Helen Hayes Nominated playwrights Michael J. Bobbitt and Sandra Eskin and featuring new music and lyrics by William Yanesh (Caps for Sale). Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the book by Robert McCloskey, this female helmed musical is recommended for all ages and opens September 21, 2018. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased online at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org or by calling 301-634-2270.

Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother are picking delicious blueberries to can for the long winter months ahead to make delicious desserts. On the other side of Maine's Blueberry Hill, a mama bear and baby bear are filling up for the long hibernation. But somehow Sal and a baby bear have a mixed up adventure and lose their mothers!

Director Jess Jung says of the production, "Robert McCloskey's book is the perfect tapestry to illustrate different types of mother daughter relationships, and I am thrilled that this talented all-female cast will debut this amazing musical," says Jessica Jung, Director of Blueberries for Sal. "The playwrights and I have worked together to find these complicated, funny, and heartwarming moments in this story of a fateful day on Blueberry Hill. Mothers prepare us for the hard times in life, just like these mothers are preparing their children for the winter months ahead, and sometimes we forget how much these moments make us who we are. DC area families are going to delight in the playful music and the classic story brought to the stage, and I cannot wait to see their faces!"

Blueberries for Sal is recommended for all ages. Tickets are $20 each with Flexpass, group, and field trip rates available. The press performance will be Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 2pm. All performances will take place at Adventure Theatre MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD, 20812 in the historic Glen Echo Park. For more information about Adventure Theatre MTC or Blueberries for Sal, call 301-634-2270 or visit www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org.

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