Holi is a Hindu festival of spring which typically falls on the full moon day (Purnima) between the end of February and the middle of March (month of Phalgun). In India, Holi is celebrated by people of all nationalities, backgrounds, and religions. The festival spreads the messages of love, goodness, and renewal.
Celebrate the onset of spring and warm weather by being out in nature, and soaking up the warmth of the sun! There will be activities to keep the whole family engaged and learning.
Entrance to the venue is free. Price includes kites for the whole family, access to all the creative art activities, and organized performances. To add more to the festivities come dressed in casual Indian clothes!
Sunday, Apr. 2
WHERE: The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal St., The Players Theatre, The Players Theatre
Once upon a time there was a little mermaid who dreamed of the day when she would finally be old enough to explore the wonders of the world above the sea. When her turn comes, she is not disappointed. In fact, she saves a young prince from drowning in a shipwreck and falls deeply in love with him. Now her longing increases, as she desires to become a mortal so she can marry her young prince; but as with all dreams, there are sacrifices. The little mermaid soon learns that getting her wish means making hard choices. She also learns how much she is willing to give up for someone she loves.
The production features a live music ensemble and includes a family workshop 1 hour prior to the Sat 3p and Sun 11a matinee performances. Here the audience meets members of the creative team as well as an actor from the production who relate how they turn a book into a musical onstage.
Afterward, the children are invited to create a sea creature that they can bring home as a souvenir.
Pre-show Arts Workshop: one hour prior to Sat 3pm and Sun 11a performances
(Additional SCHOOL BREAK 1p workshop and 2p matinees on Wed, April 12)
(NO SHOWS ON: Sunday, March 26th and April 9th)
Appropriate for all ages – we have no age restrictions – recommended for 5 and up
Show is approximately 70 minutes long with no intermission. Ticket price includes pre-show arts workshop.
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