Galli Theater announces Sister Alyonushka & Brother Ivanushka Through 5/23

Galli Theatre presents Sister Alyonushka and Brother Ivanushka: A Russian Fairytale for kids of all ages in six performances every Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. at 38 West 38th Street, New York, NY through May 23, 2010. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for children. To order, call 212-352-3101.

In Sister Alyonushka and Brother Ivanushka the wickedly funny witch Baba Jaga casts a spell and turns the boy Ivanushka into a goat. Being a goat isn't that bad Ivanushka figures and still loves to perform his favorite hip hop dance. Baba Jaga, who wants to be as beautiful as Alyonshka casts another spell.... but fortunately the little goat can rescue her! It is a striking story that gives a peek into the wisdom of Russian folklore. In true Galli style - humorous and with lots of music, live Russian music and movement parts! All Ages.

Galli Theater promotes personal growth through innovative, modern adaptations of fables and fairytales from around the world. It aims to help children and youth cope with fears, increase self-esteem, creativity, communication and teamwork. The theater has created 18 original plays witnessed by over 20,000 participants in live audiences from Austria to Mexico.

Award-winning philosopher, actor and playwright Johannes Galli first founded the international Theater in Germany and it has since established an outstanding reputation for creative drama workshops that awaken one's true source of power. Physician and award-winning creative healing drama specialist Dr. Tatjana Maya brought Galli Theater to New York in May 2008.

Through positive, interactive and humorous messages and images, Galli ignites children's imaginations and invites each child to reach and express a full range of human emotion from a young age. Galli aims to discourage fear by eliminating grim messages in theater. It provides young actors and artists with this opportunity through main stage productions, open auditions, acting classes, workshops, youth empowerment programs and camps year round.
"At her school, my daughter was asked for her special skill. Some kids picked cooking or drawing. Our daughter, Lana, said her skill was that she could ‘play Cinderella over and over and over again.' Lana loves Galli's plays. Thanks for all of Galli's great work for kids -- helping to build their imagination and self-esteem," said Steven Weiser, associate general counsel at Ernst and Young.

About Galli Theater: The Galli Theater is a registered 501c3 organization which reaches approximately 7000 people each year through productions and 1200 students in workshops and classes.

Ticket information:
Admission: Adults $20, children (2-17 years) $15.
For ticket purchases, please call 212-352-3101, or book online at: www.gallitheaterny.com
Show information: 212-731-0668

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