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Room on the Broom Musical to Entertain Families in Lewisburg

Feb 15, 2016 03:09PM, Published by Erica Shames, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Today




A family-friendly musical, Room on the Broom, will be performed on Saturday, March 5 at 1 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. The performance is recommended for pre-Kindergarten through third grade.

Room on the Broom is a 55-minute musical based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Room on the Broom is an ideal family treat for those who love the book and as an introduction to theatre for preschool and kindergarten children and their families. Expect enchanting puppetry, sing-a-long songs and hilarious fun for everyone aged three and up.

The witch and her cat are flying happily on their broomstick - until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. A helpful dog, bird and frog find the witch's lost things, and they all hop on the broom for a ride. But this broomstick's not meant for five and - CRACK - the broom snaps in two! When a hungry dragon appears, who will save the poor witch? And will there ever be room on the broom for everyone?

The List says, ‘A truly theatrical feast that leaves both adults and children fully entertained’

About the Company

Tall Stories is dedicated to bringing great stories to life on stage for audiences of all ages. The company is a registered charity which has become internationally recognized for its exciting blend of storytelling theatre, original music and lots of laughs. The company has performed at the National Theatre, various West End theatres, Sydney Opera House and on Broadway. Tall Stories shows tour to small and large scale venues in the UK, and have performed abroad as far away as Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the US.

Tickets for the performance are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 62+, $5 for youth 18 and under, $5 for Bucknell employees and retirees (limit 2), $5 for Bucknell students (limit 2), and $5 for non-Bucknell college students (limit 2). Tickets can be purchased online at the Bucknell.edu/BoxOffice or by calling 570-577-1000.

Tickets are also available in person from several locations including the Weis Center lobby (weekdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and the CAP Center Box Office, located on the ground floor of the Elaine Langone Center (weekdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).

For more information about this performance contact Lisa Leighton, marketing and outreach director, at 570-577-3727 or lisa.leighton@bucknell.edu

The next event in the Weis Center’s 2015-16 Series is a klezmer performance by The Klezmatics on Wednesday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. at The Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg. There will be a free pre-performance talk with the artists from 6:45-7:15 p.m.

For more information about the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, visit Bucknell.edu/WeisCenter or Facebook.com/WeisCenter


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