"The Emperor's New Clothes" Comes to
MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Oct. 14
When two swindlers
appeal to an emperor's boundless vanity, the results are hilarious!
The award-winning Kaleidoscope Theatre presents "The Emperor's
New Clothes" at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre for two shows only:
Saturday, Oct. 14 at 2 and 4 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is conveniently
located on the college's West
Windsor campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road.
musical adaptation is based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale
that teaches young audiences the importance of telling the truth.
A vain emperor, obsessed with new clothes, is approached by two
crooks who claim to have created an extraordinarily elegant fabric
- but it's invisible to anyone who is stupid and incompetent. Who
will tell the hapless emperor that these "tailors" are
playing a nasty trick? Several members of the audience are invited
to help out; one youngster will even save the tailors from the Emperor's
Based in Providence, Rhode Island, Kaleidoscope Theatre was founded
in 1977 to create and perform educational plays for young people.
The company has toured from Maine to Texas and won numerous awards
for its work, including Best Children's Theatre from RI Monthly
magazine, the Rhode Island Theatre Achievement Award, and several
awards from the Association of Retarded Citizens.
$8 for children and seniors, and $10 for adults. Free parking is
available next to the theatre. Tickets may be purchased online
or by calling the Kelsey Box Office at 609-570-3333. Discounted
series packages for the 2006-07 season are still available. Kelsey
Theatre is wheelchair accessible and provides assisted listening
devices upon request. For a complete listing of adult and children's
events, visit the Kelsey
webpage or call the box office for a brochure.
Bonin with tailors Wilhelm (Eric Desnoyers) and Lucinda (Emily Luther).
(Greg Bonin) and Empress (Jamie Dellorco) realize they've been tricked!
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