Friday, October 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
The Velveteen Rabbit is Margery Williams' endearing tale of love between a boy and his favorite toy. At first the Rabbit is new and lonely in a toy chest, where the other toys mock his inability to do anything. Then the Skin Horse teaches him that it isn't what you do, it's who you are. In time, the Boy begins to love the Rabbit. When the Boy gets scarlet fever, the Rabbit's constant vigil helps save him. But Doctor orders that everything the boy has touched, including Rabbit, must be burned. Just as all hope is lost, Rabbit becomes real. From ECU Storybook Theatre. Image by Laura Frye.
Friday, November 20, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
A young orphan named Billy discovers magic in a stolen hat. When he places the hat on top of a snowman’s head, the snowman comes to life! But can Frosty help Billy find his real family in time for Christmas? From Theatreworks USA.
Friday, February 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Garry Krinsky resembles a living cartoon with his animated movement and non-stop energy. He’s a very physical entertainer, delivering a fast-paced, varied and dynamic program. Combining circus high jinks, mime, original music and audience involvement, Garry and his audience investigate basic scientific information and delve into the imaginations of scientists who explore our world.
Friday, March 18, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Based on Lois Lowry’s book of the same name, Jonas is born into a society with no suffering, hunger, war and hardly any decisions. At the Ceremony of Twelve, he is given the assignment of Receiver of Memory, the keeper of painful memories necessary so members of his dystopian society can avoid the mistakes of the past. As he learns, he begins to think about how he might change his world forever. From ECU Storybook Theatre.
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Family Fare presents quality theatrical programming for children. Performances are held in Wright Auditorium on Friday nights at 7:00 pm. Events last about an hour and are suitable for individuals with an appropriate attention span. Many children are ready for live theatre as young as age five. Some children prefer significant stimulation and benefit from additional maturation before attending Family Fare productions.
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