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 Our 2021/22 Sensational Season Has Been Announced!

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The Neverending Story

(Atreyu and the Great Quest)      

Adapted by: David S. Craig Based upon the novel by: Michael Ende

Charleston Heights Arts Center

800 S. Brush St.
10/1/21           7pm
10/2/21           2pm

10/2/21           7pm
10/3/21           2pm
10/8/21           7pm
10/9/21           2pm

10/9/21           7pm

10/10/21         2pm

Bastian, a lonely boy, stumbles into a curious bookshop where he discovers a curious book—THE NEVERENDING STORY. Bastian hides in the attic of his school and begins to read, and a huge adventure surges into life. Fantastica, a land of stories, is being destroyed by the Nothing. The Childlike Empress has chosen Atreyu, a young hunter, to be the Hero of the Great Quest. Atreyu, an orphan, is an unlikely choice, but he accepts and, with his horse and companion, Artax, rides to face the menace.

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The Velveteen Rabbit     

By: Margery Williams Adapted by: Janet Allard

Charleston Heights Arts Center

800 S. Brush St.

12/3/21           7pm
12/4/21           2pm

12/4/21           7 pm
12/5/21           2pm
12/10/21         7pm
12/11/21          2pm

12/11/21          7pm
12/12/21         2pm

 

It’s Christmas Day and a young boy receives a rabbit made of Velveteen. Other toys like Boat or Lion tease Rabbit for he is far too simple to interest the boy. But one night when the boy cannot find one of his favorite toys he chooses Rabbit as his companion. He becomes one of his closest companions. Boy insists that Rabbit is real and not just a toy! When the boy falls sick with Scarlet Fever the Doctor insists that all his toys are destroyed to avoid contamination, including Rabbit. Rabbit is taken out to be destroyed; thinking there is no point in being real and loved to just end up being thrown away. His tears fall upon a mysterious flower. A fairy appears and makes him real to everyone, not just the Boy. This strange and magical world of talking toys and wild adventures celebrates the power of love and discovering the true meaning of what it is to be Real.

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Still Life With Iris     

By: Steven Dietz

Charleston Heights Arts Center

800 S. Brush St.
2/11/22           7pm
2/12/22           2pm

2/12/22           7pm
2/13/22           2pm
2/18/22           7pm
2/19/22           2pm

2/19/22           7pm
2/20/22           2pm

Still Life With Iris is the first play to receive the Kennedy Center’s Fund for New American Plays Award. This play is a fantastical adventure that chronicles the journey of one little girl’s crusade to find home. Iris lives in the land of Nocturno with her mother. This is a magical place where workers make by night all of the things we see everyday. On this magical island memories do not exist in their minds but on their “Past Coats.” The rulers of Nocturno, the Great Goods, want the best of everything for their little island, including Iris. They remove her Past Coat so that Iris will have no memory of home or her mother but what remains is a single button from her coat.The button draws Iris in to find her home with the help of her young friends a young sea woman, Annabel Lee and the Composer Mozart (at age 11). They help to free Iris from the Great Goods and return her to her home with Iris having found out much more about her personal courage and the power of faith.

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Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical  

Book by: Dennis Kelly

Music & Lyrics by: Tim Minchin

Charleston Heights Arts Center

800 S. Brush St.
4/29/22           7pm
4/30/22           2pm

4/30/22           7pm
5/1/22             2pm
5/6/22             7pm
5/7/22             2pm

5/7/22             7pm
5/8/22             2pm

 

This Tony Award-winning musical is an inspiring story of a young girl who dreams of a better life. Matilda, a child with incredible wit and intelligence discovers she has psychokinetic powers. Unloved by her real parents she develops a companionship with the loveable Miss Honey who has a remarkable impact on her life. The school’s headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and is always punishing them, including Matilda. But Matilda’s clever ways keep Trunchbull at bay. This high-energy romp through the anarchy of childhood is sure to tug at your heart!

ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL
Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

2021-22 Season Ticket Packages Are Still Available! 

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