Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Pollyanna Children's Theater Presents 'The Family of Ree' This Weekend at The Long Center.

Central Texas’ most well-known children’s theatre company - and the resident children's theater company at the reputable Long Center for the Performing Arts -  Pollyanna Theatre presents The Family of Ree by Scott E. Sutton, adapted for the stage by Andrew Perry at the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 West Riverside, Austin, TX  78704.

This new play, best suited for children in grades K-3 (ages 5-8) is adapted by the stage by playwright Andrew Perry (Pattern Nation: Waves and Playground Superhero). The play explores themes of being honest and telling the truth and the dangers of false accusations.  The play also discusses the interconnected nature of life and the need to care for our environment.

The cast includes professional actors from Pollyanna Theatre Company, including Robert Burkhalter, Aaron Alexander (Playground Superhero), Gricelda Silva, Jessica Hughes, Rob Faubian and Jacob Trussell.

Hundreds of readers have fallen in love with Scott E. Sutton’s colorful characters and illustrations after discovering his series of picture books featuring the imaginative world called Ree.

The play opens this Thursday, January 24, through Sunday, January 27, with tickets ranging from $7.75 to $9.75. Group rates are available as well for the discounted price of $3-$5. You can check showtimes and purchase tickets here. They are also available by calling 512.743.7966 or 512.474.LONG (5664). 

Enjoy the show!

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