WINNIE THE POOH Opens Today at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

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Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company is proud to present Winnie the Pooh. From the stories of A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh welcomes you to the Hundred Acre Wood, where A.A. Milne's beloved bear of very little brain is happily singing "Isn't it funny how a bear likes honey," when the terrible trouble begins. Join Piglet, Eeyore, Owl, Rabbit and Christopher Robin as they try to figure out what to do! Winnie the Pooh learns that anything is possible with a team of friends.

Since 1926, Winnie the Pooh and his friends have stood the test of time as the unforgettable creations of A.A. Milne, who wrote the book for his son, Christopher Robin, based on some of his imaginary friends and Ernest H. Shepard, who gave Pooh and his companions shape. These characters and their stories are timeless treasures that continue to speak to children spanning generations and will continue to do so for years to come.

Director Bethanie Herman is thrilled to bring this play to life. "I am so excited to be directing Winnie the Pooh," Herman says. "Like many children, Winnie the Pooh held a very special place in my heart. This production has given me a glimpse back to some of the happiest memories from my childhood. It's pretty fantastic that I now have the opportunity to bring a new vision to this script and offer it up to new generations. I'm honored to present a childhood classic that will hopefully warm hearts and inspire young minds."

The Winnie the Pooh crew includes: director Bethanie Herman, assistant director Mari Barchi, scenic design by Cody Gilliam, costume design and choreography by Julie Herber, music direction by Jennie Huntoon, Steve Knapp on lighting design, Doug Grove on sound design, and Emily Raines on props design. The production stage manager is Madeline Reinhold.

The cast bringing this play to life includes Katie Rey Bogdan as Winnie the Pooh, Sean Byrne (Saturday performances) and Matthew Crawford (Sunday performances) as Christopher Robin/Rabbit, Elizabeth Andrew as Piglet/Roo/Owl and Christine Jacobs as Kanga/Eeyore.

Winnie the Pooh opens on Saturday, May 19th and runs until Sunday, June 17th every Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Tickets may be purchased by phone at (301) 694-4744, online at or in person at the MET box office. Come get hooked on an adventure of a lifetime

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