The Park invites children, parents and grandparents to sing
along with Mother Goose when "A Pocketful of Rhymes"
comes to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times for this musical
tribute to the world's best loved nursery rhymes are: Friday, Sept.
29 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30 at 2 and 4 p.m., and Sunday, Oct.
1 at 2 and 4 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is conveniently located on the
Windsor campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road.
stars as Mother Goose in this joyful musical revue. She shares the
stage with 19 energetic children in roles that include "Little
Miss Muffet" as a flapper, "Humpty Dumpty" as a swing
dancer, and Elvis crooning the "Little Girl Blues."
Among the nursery rhymes presented with an international flair are
"Mary Had a Little Lamb" direct from the Far East, "There
Was An Old Woman" performed as a traditional Israeli dance,
"Little Bo Peep" and "Simple Simon" as characters
in a Louis XIV-era music box, "Jack Be Nimble" flamenco-style,
"Little Jack Horner" doing the tarantella, "Tom The
Piper's Son" playing the Scottish bagpipes, Russian boatmen
dancing to "Hi Diddle Diddle," and "Jack Sprat"
performing an Austrian waltz.
addition to Kristin Heiser as Mother Goose, children featured in
the cast include: William Burke, Sarah Casey Coughlan, Lucas Cheng,
Elizabeth Felkner, Cynthia George, Jamie George, Jessica Getlik,
Devon Hittelman, Pierce Hittelman, Riely Hittelman, Kayla James,
Dominique Jones, Connor Kraft, Eric Leiggi, Caroline Mauer, Bailey
Outerbridge, Samantha Romeno, Jeffrey Rosenthal, and Lauren Rubenstein.
The show is directed by Diane Wargo, with musical direction by Pat
Masterson, choreography by Jacqui Mihalik and costumes by Lorraine