Pushcart Players to Present RED RIDING HOOD, 7/25


Premiere Stages presents Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences in "RED RIDING HOOD…and other stories" on Wednesday, July 25 at 11:00 am in the Wilkins Theatre. A favorite at Kean University, Pushcart celebrates its 38th year this season.

"In this fast paced, frenetic world, isn't it comforting to know that some things never change?" posed Fost when asked about RED RIDING HOOD.... "One of them is the joy and enchantment of stories that begin with 'Once upon a time.' The timeless tales of 'Princess and the Pea,' 'The Emperor's New Clothes,' 'Red Riding Hood' and 'All's Well That Ends Well' are dressed with a twinkle, a grin and a contemporary spin in this enchanting production."

Pushcart Players is an award-winning professional theatre and arts-in-education company for young audiences. Pushcart programs offer the finest artists and arts educators available in the field, bringing the best of theatre arts to young viewers in schools and local theatres with nearly four decades of excellence in theatre arts programming for young audiences.

Standard tickets are $15, with discounted rates available for groups of 20 or more. Wilkins Theatre is located on the Kean University campus at 1000Morris Avenue, Union. For further information visit www.kean.edu/premierestages or call Kean Stage box office at 908.737.7469.

The performances are open to the public and school groups. Through sponsorships, blocks of free tickets and bus transportation are provided to groups demonstrating need. For group sales contact Paul Whelihan, audience services director at 908.737.4077 or pwheliha@kean.edu.

Premiere Stages is funded by The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Major support is also provided by Bank of America, The Shubert Foundation and The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey. Additional support is provided by The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The Grotta Fund for Senior Care of the Jewish Community Foundation of MetroWest of NJ, The HMS Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, JP Morgan Chase Foundation, The F. M. Kirby Foundation, The George A. Ohl Jr. Trust Foundation, Prudential Foundation, and The Wallerstein Foundation for Geriatric Life Improvement.

Discover Jersey Arts is a marketing partner. Visit www.JerseyArts.com for more information about other arts programming in the Garden State.

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