Mile Square Theatre - The Garden of Rikki Tikki Tavi - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fifth Ave. @ 82nd St. - 212-535-7710
Description: Rudyard Kipling's beloved mongoose Rikki Tiki Tavi teams up with a self-involved bird named Darzee and a sweet muskrat named Chuchu to rid the garden of the cobra Nag. Adapted for the stage by Y York, this funny tale of cooperation and growing up is for audiences of all ages. "We like to do plays for young audiences that have some depth to them, " says artistic director Chris O'Connor, " (plays) that show characters that are struggling with things, have values, friendship, ...and generosity."