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Missoula Children’s Theatre: The Pied Piper
May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
One event on May 11 2019 at 1:00 pm
The Prosser School District and Missoula Children’s Theatre invite the public to “The Pied Piper” at 7:30 pm Friday, May 10, or 1 pm on Saturday, May 11. Tickets will be $7 for adults, $3 for K-12 students, and Free for younger children. Box Office opens 30 minutes before showtime. Come join in the fun!
About “The Pied Piper”
The Missoula Children’s Theatre presents THE PIED PIPER, an original adaptation of the classic children’s tale. What do you do when your town is overrun by ravenous rats? Sara, an orphan girl, and the other Townspeople of Hamelin Town turn to the Mayor of Hamelin and the Council when their town is threatened. They then call on the Pied Piper to save them from the troublesome creatures. The Mayor’s children, staff, and the Cooks also join in the endeavor. Find out what happens when the town chooses not to pay the Piper and the children are led away from the town along with the rats!
Conceived and Written by Jim Caron
Additional Dialogue by Steven Thomas and Michelle Nigh
Music by Bob Hubley
Additional Music by Michael McGill
The Missoula Children’s Theatre provides a week-long residency “starring” 50-60 local students in a full-scale musical. MCT has been touring for 39 years. Annually, MCT visits nearly 1,200 communities in all 50 states, 3 Canadian Territories and 5 provinces and 16 countries. Our mission is the development of lifeskills in children through participation in the performing arts. Creativity, social skills, goal achievement, communication skills and self-esteem are all characteristics that are attained through participation in this unique and educational project. Our team of two professional tour actor/directors arrive in your town with scenery, costumes, props, make-up and basic lighting—everything it takes to put on a play . . . except the cast. This week-long residency begins with an open group audition and culminates in two public performances. Fifty to sixty students grades K-12, or a combination of these ages, are cast and well rehearsed throughout the week, learning lines, songs and choreography to perform as an ensemble in producing a full-length musical. All of our shows are original adaptations of children’s stories and fairytales—a twist on the classic stories that you know and love.