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Charlotte’s Web’ comes to Gallaudet

April 11, 2010
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The Theatre Arts Department will present Charlotte’s Web, playwright Joseph Robinette’s stage adaptation of E.B. White’s award-winning children’s novel, April 15 to 18 on the Elstad Auditorium stage.

The story of Wilbur, the endearing piglet; Charlotte, the wise and winsome spider; Templeton, the rat; the Goose; and the Sheep explores the meaning of friendship, loyalty, ingenuity, and the cycle of life in the barnyard and beyond. This production integrates American Sign Language, voice, and puppetry to create a delightful theatre experience. It is appropriate for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.

Performances will be held on April 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. and April 17 and 18 at 2 p.m. The production runs for approximately one hour with no intermission.

Full-time Gallaudet students who have paid the unit fee receive one free ticket with ID; tickets for non-Gallaudet students with ID and for children are $8 online and $10 at the Box Office window; tickets for adults are $12 online and $15 at the Box Office window; and to purchase tickets for groups of 10 or more, email or call. (See contact information below). Box Office hours are April 12, 13, and 14, 2 to 5 p.m.; April 15 and 16, 5 to 7 p.m.; and April 17 and 18, noon to 2 p.m.

For more information, call x5500/5502 (TTY), email theatre.tickets@gallaudet.edu, or go to the website, theatrearts.gallaudet.edu; to buy tickets, go to theatre-arts-department.ticketleap.com.

11 April 2010

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