Orlando Shakespeare Theater Presents 'The Frog and the Princess'

Theater invites young audiences to hop into this fairy tale adventure
 
ORLANDO, Fla. - March 4, 2015 - PRLog -- Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF kicks off its 2015-2016 Children’s Series with a World Premiere adaptation of The Brothers Grimm’s The Frog and the Princess. Adapted by Brandon Roberts (2014’s Rapunzel and 2013’s Sleeping Beauty), the family-friendly production will play from June 18 - July 26, 2015 in the Goldman Theater. Individual tickets ($9 - $15) will be available for purchase starting Tuesday, May 5. Group tickets (orders of 10+) and Children’s Series Subscriptions are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1 or in person at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

Prince Gerwyn wants to marry the beautiful princess–but he’ll have to get through her evil stepmother first. With her magical golden ball, the Step Queen casts a spell that turns Gerwyn into a slimy frog forever. Will Gerwyn and his Princess live hoppily ever after? Find out in this quirky and interactive fairy tale adaptation, with our signature Orlando Shakes twist!

“Families have fallen in love with Brandon Roberts’ summer fairy tales,” said Director of Education Anne Hering. “His colorful characters grab the attention of little ones, and parents appreciate his smart humor. This season’s offering will include puppets and a whole lot of magic!”

The cast and creative team for The Frog and the Princess will be announced at a later date.

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION AND RELATED EVENTS
Preview Dates - June 18 & 19 at 10:30 a.m.
Opening Date - June 20 at 2:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.
ASL Interpreted - July 12 at 2:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.

OPENING DAY CELEBRATION - Saturday, June 20 at 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Join us one hour before both opening day performances to take part in free crafts and activities. Free to all opening day ticket holders. No RSVP required.

SHAKE OUT THE SILLIES
Join members of the cast for interactive pre-show fun for the whole family. The fun starts 10-15 minutes prior to every performance.

TICKET INFORMATION

PRICING
Tuesday/Thursday at 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday/Friday at 10:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. - $9
Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. – $12 children; $15 adults

DISCOUNTS
Group Sales:
20% off groups of 10+

Orlando Shakespeare Theater is supported by United Arts of Central Florida, host of www.power2give.org/centralflorida, and the collaborative Campaign for the Arts.Orlando Shakespeare Theater is also sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Contact
Melissa Landy
***@orlandoshakes.org
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