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Free Summer Show Series at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex

Post Date:05/03/2017 11:25 AM

The Person County Arts Council, Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department and PCC would like to announce the Free Summer Show Series at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex. These performances are geared toward the young and young at heart and are open to the public. They occur Fridays at 1:00pm in the summer from June 16th until July 21st.

Friday June 16th at 1:00pm, we have Fish the Magish. Fish the Magish is a comedic magician who is light hearted and captivates audiences of all ages.

Friday June 23rd at1:00pm, Rags to Riches Theatre performs their take on Rapunzel. In this adaptation of the Grimm Fairy Tale, a young couple is expecting their first child. The wife craves the delicious and leafy lettuce "rapunzel," from a nearby garden. When the husband is caught stealing the rapunzel from the garden, that belongs to a witch, he must give up their first child in exchange for his freedom. The witch raises the girl,"Rapunzel," and locks her in a tower, where only the witch can get in and out by climbing on the girl's golden hair. Alone and sad, Rapunzel sings to herself and it is this habit which attracts the young prince who becomes her true love. Join us as we find out what happens when the witch discovers their secret.

Friday June 30th at 1:00pm, Storyteller, Fred Motley, brings history alive with his narratives in 'Jack Tales'.

Friday July 14 at 1:00pm, Bright Star Theatre brings us ‘Alice in Wonderland’. The Lewis Carroll literary classic is magically brought to life in this 45-minute adventure. Join Alice on her journey into the rabbit hole, packed with some eccentric and fantastical characters who take you on an imaginative ride. Join the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter and Alice on this adventure in Wonderland.  

Friday July 21 at 1:00pm, Bird enthusiast, Dave “Birdman” Gulick, will entertain as well as educate you about our feathery friends with his show ‘Amazing Birds’

There is no admission fee for these shows. These shows would not be possible without the support of Person County United Way. For more information about these shows call the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex at 336-597-1709 or visit the website at www.kirbytheater.com. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday 1-5pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.

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