MTC Presents Bay Area Children's Theatre's LADYBUG GIRL AND BUMBLEBEE BOY, Now thru 6/8

MTC Presents Bay Area Children's Theatre's LADYBUG GIRL AND BUMBLEBEE BOY, Now thru 6/8

Marin Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Children's Theatre World Premiere of "Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy, the Musical" as part of MTC's Theater Series for Young Audiences. The show features Book, Music and Lyrics by Scott Elmegreen. Adapted from the books by David Soman and Jacky Davis. Directed Benjamin Hanna, the production will run today, May 24 - June 8, 2014.

Lulu and Sam can rarely agree what games to play and what rules to play them by. Will their make-believe alter egos Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy be able to learn how to work together to save the playground from hairy monsters and big mean robots? Based on the popular Ladybug Girl children's series, this brand new musical will buzz into your heart, as the Bug Squad explore the power of imagination.

Recommended for ages 3-12 | 65 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission

Performance Days: Sat, 5/24, 5/31 and 6/7, at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sun, 5/25, 6/1 and 6/8, at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Marin Theatre Company, 397 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, CA.

Tickets: $15 for children under the age of 14; $20 for adults; $17 for seniors over 64. Discounts available for groups of fifteen or more. All tickets are available online ( and through MTC's Box Office by phone, (415) 388-5208, or in person, 397 Miller Ave, Mill Valley (Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5:00 p.m.). Tickets for MTC's theater series for young audiences are only available through MTC's Box Office - BACT's four-show Flex Passes are not applicable for MTC performances.

ABOUT MTC'S THEATER SERIES FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES: In 2013, Marin Theatre Company launched its first theater series for young audiences. Featuring five productions in MTC's 99-seat Lieberman Theatre and 231-seat Boyer Theatre, the season included four Bay Area Children's Theatre productions - The Cat in the Hat, A Year with Frog and Toad, Mercy Watson to the Rescue and Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy, the Musical - and an MTC production of Rapunzel. Previously, MTC partnered with BACT to present seven sold out performances of BACT's Ivy + Bean, the Musical, which was also performed at Freight and Salvage Coffee House in Berkeley and Front Row Theater in San Ramon.

ABOUT MTC: Founded in 1966, Marin Theatre Company is the Bay Area's premier mid-sized theater and the leading professional theater in the North Bay. We produce a six-show season of provocative plays by passionate playwrights from the 20th century and today in our 231-seat main stage theater, as well as a five-show Theater Series for Young Audiences in partnership with the Bay Area Children's Theatre in our 99-seat studio theater. We are committed to the development and production of new plays by American playwrights, with a comprehensive New Play Program that includes productions of world premieres, two nationally recognized annual playwriting awards, readings and workshops by the nation's best emerging playwrights and membership in the National New Play Network. Our numerous education programs serve more than 6,000 students from over 40 Bay Area schools each year. MTC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

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