and Pauper" Switch Roles in Family
Musical at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Nov. 10-19
Two boys switch
roles and get a new view of the world when "The Prince and
the Pauper, the Musical" comes to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre.
This swashbuckling full-length family musical is presented by Pierrot
Productions Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 8 p.m.,
and Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 2 p.m. Kelsey
Theatre is conveniently located on Mercer's West
Windsor campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road. An opening night reception
will follow the Nov. 10 performance to give the audience a chance
to meet the cast and crew.
on the Mark Twain classic and set in Medieval London, this is a
tale of two look-alike boys who decide to switch places. Prince
Edward longs for a break from the responsibilities of royalty, while
the beggar boy, Tom Canty, is eager to experience the good life.
rehearsal: Storm Hurwitz, left, is The Pauper and Duncan Gallagher
is The Prince. Also pictured is Ed Correale as Father Andrew.
with heroes and villains, and some thrilling sword fights, "The Prince
and the Pauper" teaches a few lessons in the Twain tradition about
being careful what you wish for. The show, which ran Off-Broadway at Lamb's
Theatre in New York City in 2002, earned rave reviews for being fresh
and appealing for the whole family.
in "The Prince and the Pauper" are: Duncan Gallagher as the
Prince, Storm Hurwitz as the Pauper, Lee Benson as King Henry, Jen Horowitz
as Lady Edith, and Sydney Kobil as Lady Jane. Also featured are Virginia
Barrie, Lyn Baskin, Michael Baskin, Rachel Benoit, Alexa Bermudez, Ed
Correale, and Wendy McBride. The show is directed by Ruth Markoe, with
musical direction by Lou Woodruff and choreography by Abbey Newell.
are $16 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $10 for students and children.
Tickets may be purchased online
or by calling the Kelsey Box Office at 609-570-3333. Free parking is available
next to the theater. 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.
For more on events at Kelsey see:
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