The Arvada Center Presents the Children's Musical "Charlotte's Web"

Arvada CO – On Thursday, October 15 at 10:00 a.m., the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities opens the children’s theatre production Charlotte’s Web based on the book by E. B. White and adapted by Joseph Robinette. Charlotte’s Web, directed by Edith Weiss will run October 15 – December 30, 2015. Performances are 10:00 a.m. and noon, most Tuesdays through Fridays, and some Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Ticket prices range from $9 weekdays and $12 weekends and holidays for reserved seating. Charlotte’s Web will be Audio Described and Shadow Interpreted for the sight or hearing impaired on November 3 and 5 at 10:00 a.m. and noon. Shadow-interpreted theatre utilizes specially trained American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters to perform as “shadows” on stage alongside actors. To purchase tickets and for more information call 720-898-7200 or go to https://arvadacenter.org/on-stage/charlottes-web-fall-2015 Charlotte’s Web is recommended for all ages.

Charlotte’s Web, a beloved children’s classic, spins the tale of a clever spider and her friend Wilbur, who happens to be a pig. This play brings to life the friendships of Charlotte — the wise spider, her animal friends, and the young girl Fern. By using teamwork, the animals come together to save Wilbur and make him “some pig” indeed.

The cast features Rachel Graham (Fern Arable), Damon Guerrasio (Narrator/Gander), Jonathan Hallowell (Uncle/Sheep), Ben Hilzer (John Arable/Lurvy), Missy Moore (Mrs. Arable, Goose and President), Melissa Morris (Wilbur), Sean Scrutchins (Templeton), Maggie Tisdale (Charlotte) and Jack Wefso (Homer Zuckerman/Avery Arable).

About the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities:

Since its opening in 1976, the award-winning Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities has grown to become one of the nation’s largest multidisciplinary arts centers, devoted to all aspects of the arts and generously supported in part by the City of Arvada, the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) and Colorado Creative Industries. The Arvada Center is located at 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. and provides free parking for all its patrons. For more information go to www.arvadacenter.org or call 720-898-7200.

 

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