The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” Friday, May 15. This story is the last of the 2014-15 season of Friday Funday, a creative participatory story theatre program for children ages 4-6. Performances are at the Playhouse, Friday, May 16, at 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, and 1:30 PM. Shows are approximately 45 minutes in length. Admission is $6 per person, adults and children. Reservations are suggested and can be made online at dmplayhouse.com or by calling the Playhouse box office at 515-277-6261.
Join the Clubhouse at the Playhouse Gang each month as they dramatize a favorite story using their imaginations and the costume pieces and props they find in their magic trunk. Audience members learn the Clubhouse pledge and secret handshake, and listen for the word of the day.
May’s featured story is “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” Goldilocks has been very naughty. She has eaten the bears’ porridge, broken their chairs and all of this without even knocking! Will the bears get home in time to catch her in the act?
Live audio description, provided by Iowa Radio Reading Information Service (IRIS), is offered at the 10:30 AM performance. Audio description can enrich the experience for a wide variety of individuals, including those with limited vision and those with ADHD. Guests should let the ticket office know if they would like to use this free service.
Friday Funday is held monthly, October-May. A new season of Friday Funday performances begins Oct. 2, 2015, with “The Princess and the Pea.” A complete 2015-16 schedule of shows is available online at dmplayhouse.com.
The Playhouse is Iowa’s oldest and largest producing theatre. Located at the 42nd Street exit of I-235, the theatre has presented a full season of shows since 1919 and also offers a wide variety of educational experiences including classes for ages 4 to adult, theatre trips to New York, and volunteer opportunities onstage and backstage.
For more information on Friday Funday and other Playhouse educational offerings, contact the Playhouse education department at 515-974-5365. For tickets to Friday Funday, contact the Playhouse ticket office at 515-277-6261.
Contact: Lee Ann Bakros, Playhouse Public Relations Director, 515-974-5358, Lbakros@dmplayhouse.com