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Evelyn Kersey, of Shavertown, third from left, will play one of the 3 Little Pigs in the Music Box's children's show. Kersey has performed with us for over 30 years and has served on the board of directors at the Music Box.
Evelyn Kersey, of Shavertown, third from left, will play one of the 3 Little Pigs in the Music Box's children's show. Kersey has performed with us for over 30 years and has served on the board of directors at the Music Box.
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“The Marvelous Misadventures of Little Red Riding Hood” will be presnted at 6 p.m. on May 17, at 1 and 5 p.m. on May 18 and at 1 p.m. on May 19 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.


The show is an original musical with a book and lyrics by local playwright Kevin Costley set to the music of Sir Arthur Sullivan (of Gilbert and Sullivan fame).


The fun, fast, and furious plot follows Little Red as she gets lost in the woods on her way to Grandmother’s house. Along the way she bumps into Hansel and Gretel, the 3 Little Pigs, the 3 Bears, Jack (from Jack and the Beanstalk), and, of course, the Big Bad Wolf.


The show is directed by Dana Feigenblatt, and features Michael Gallagher, Ted Anderson, Debbie Zehner, Jessica Werbin, Evelyn Tomasovic, Jimmy Williams, Lennie Marcoch, Rachel Lane, and Sarah Pellegrini as Little Red.


Schoolday performances are also scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on May 15 and 17. The price of admission includes a “Fun Meal” served before each performance.


Children who attend a performance of “Little Red” will be eligible to win a full scholarship to the 2013 Summer Theatre Workshop for students ages 6 to 11.


For more information and reservations, call 283-2195.


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