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02.20.2011 | | Posted at 07:05 AM

Kids opportunity to learn from a touring theatre company at the end of the month.

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Missoula Children�s Theatre makes it to UW-Whitewater�s Young Auditorium at the end of the month. It will be rolling into town about 50-60 actors short of a full production. Not to worry�this is always the case. The touring theatre company�s production of Snow White features a huge cast culled from auditions in areas it performs in. On Saturday, February 26th, at 2pm, the Missoula Children�s...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Theater Reviews

In a sweet and simply told production of Sleeping Beauty, First Stage Children’s Theater offers a treat for the younger set. The script by Charles Way differs substantially from the Disney animated version, but it still tells the basic story of a sleeping princess who must be awakened by love’s first kiss. Consideration for younger children’s sensibilities takes center stage. The evil witch is not too scary; likewise, a large, hairy spider stays sufficiently upstage not to frighten the youngest audience members. Adults will appreciate the many themes that run through the play, including the benefits of a lifetime friendship and the prince’s growing faith in his own abilities.