VTA's 2012-2013 PNC Family Series Presents FRINDLE, 12/1 & 2


Victoria Theatre Association announces the 2012- 2013 PNC Family Series presentation of FRINDLE December 1 and 2 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in the historic Victoria Theatre. Tickets are on sale now at the Ticket Center Stage Box Office, via phone (937) 228.3630 or online at www.ticketcenterstage.com.

Gather you family and friends for an afternoon of imagination and excitement while learning about the power of words! FRINDLE is based on the popular children’s book of the same name, by Andrew Clements. Third-grader Nicholas Allen is known for his quick wit and creativity, especially when it comes to fooling teachers! But when Nick learns an interesting bit of information about words and where they come from, it inspires his greatest plan yet: to invent a new word! From now on, a pen is no longer a pen – it’s a “frindle.” To his surprise, it doesn’t take long for “frindle” to take off amongst his classmates and spreads throughout the school and even his town. This quirky, imaginative take about creative thought and the power of words will have you and your family inventing your own words on the way out the theatre!

Tickets for FRINDLE start at a family-friendly $15 each. Purchase a season subscription and see the three remaining shows in the series for $30 dollars.

Tickets are on sale now through Ticket Center Stage, and may be purchased at the Ticket Center Stage Box Office in downtown Dayton or by phone, at (937) 228-3630 or toll free (888) 228-3630. Ticket Center Stage hours are Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, noon - 4 p.m., and two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.ticketcenterstage.com.

Family Workshops at just $5 per child—parents attend for free!

· Learn about juggling, miming, bouncing and more with the Cincinnati Circus Company.
· Workshops begin at 2:15 p.m. between the Saturday and Sunday shows.
· Workshop includes a tasty, kid-friendly snack.
· PNC Storytime begins at 3 p.m. on Saturdays.
· Appropriate for children ages 5-10.
· Parents may tag along to watch for free.n.

For more information about the 2012-2013 PNC Family Series, visit www.victoriatheatre.com/series/family.

Victoria Theatre Association is one of Dayton’s premier arts organizations, presenting the Premier Health Partners Broadway Series, the PNC Family Series, the Cool Films Series, the Projects Unlimited Variety Series, the African-American Arts Festival, the Fifth Third Bank National Geographic Live Series and The Frank M. Tait Foundation Discovery Series, which features curriculum-enhanced live theatre productions for school children. In addition to the performances it presents, Victoria Theatre Association also manages the historic Victoria Theatre, the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, and the Metropolitan Arts Center, which houses The Loft Theatre. Victoria Theatre Association receives funding from a variety of diverse public, corporate, individual and private sources, including the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District and the Ohio Arts Council. The Ohio Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts helped fund this program or organization with tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

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