Northwest NEWS

June 7, 1999

Valley Special

StoryBook Theatre brings 'Pinocchio' to Duvall

StoryBook Theatre

Pinocchio confides his wish to be a "real boy" to the Blue Fairy in StoryBook Theatre's production of Pinocchio.

   DUVALL--The classic children's story, Pinocchio, infused with music and song, comes to Cedarcrest Performing Arts Center on June 13 at 2 p.m.

   StoryBook Theatre, part of Kirkland's Studio East, presents its original musical adaptation of the story of the wooden puppet who becomes a real boy.

   Gepetto, Jiminy Cricket, the Blue Fairy, and tricksters Foulfellow and Gideon, all come to life in this participatory theater piece created especially for children ages 3 to 9. Follow Pinocchio to Pleasure Island where he learns about the consequences of overindulgence.

   Then celebrate with him as he discovers the rewards of being brave, truthful, and unselfish. Parents, grandparents, and the young-at-heart of all ages will enjoy this colorful, high-energy production.

   The Arts Onstage series presents high-quality, affordable entertainment. Ticket prices are $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and free for children under five (ticket required). Tickets are available at Gardens & SunSpaces and Sassy Sisters on Main Street in Duvall. Tickets will be available at the box office on the day of the performance, beginning at 1 p.m. For directions to Cedarcrest, visit the Arts Commission's website at www.cityofduvall.com and select "Arts Commission." For more information, call Carolyn at 788-2983.