Rivertown Theaters to Present Patchwork Players' ALADDIN, 6/17-28

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts' 2013 - 2014 season will continue with more delightful productions this summer as the popular Patchwork Players makes Rivertown its home for the second year and presents Aladdin June 17 - 28 on the Lagniappe Stage.

The late Buzz Podewell , founder of Patchwork Players and his troupe of zany actors had been acting silly for so long that grandmothers remember coming to the shows as kids. Since 1984, each June and July they performed two different plays at the Rogers Memorial Chapel on the Tulane uptown campus. The company has been very popular over the years presenting a different program every four years. They dance, sing, tell jokes and interact with audience members, engaging several tots in the cast at each performance. This season, Rivertown Theaters is delighted to offer the Patchwork Players family-friendly shows once again for great summer fun for families.

Jessica Podewell directs a cast featuring Gary Rucker, Greg Stratton, Joe Seibert, Mike Harkins, Chrissy Garrett, and Shelley Rucker?.

All performances play the Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts Lagniappe Stage, 325 Minor St. in the heart of Rivertown, Kenner LA. Plenty of parking on the streets around the theater. Schedule: Tuesday, June 17- 10am; Tuesday, June 24 - 10am; Wednesday, June 18 - 11:30am; Thursday, June 26 - 10am; Thursday, June 19- 10am; Friday, June 27 - 10 am; Friday, June 20 - 11:30am; and Saturday, June 28 - 11am.

Tickets: $8 General Admission. School Field Trips are also available. Box Office: (504) 461-9475 or www.RivertownTheaters.com.

ABOUT RIVERTOWN THEATERS FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts kicked off its inaugural "BROADWAY SERIES AT RIVERTOWN" SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON with a new name, a new management company, Theatre 13, and new artistic directors, Gary Rucker and Kelly Fouchi. The mission of Theatre 13 is to bring new and exciting productions to the New Orleans area while providing local theatre artists an opportunity to perform, create, and be compensated for their work. Theatre 13 is producing a wide range of professional theatrical performances, from musicals to children's theatre to more controversial and thought-provoking works for Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts.

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