"This is magical, musical, moonlit theatre." - YORK PRESS

 

SUN | MAR 24 | 2:15 PM (FAMILY PERFORMANCE) | AGES 3 & UP

 

Tickets: $14/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6 Member Children/FREE for Teens

Flushing Town Hall will grant discounted attendance to anyone who brings their Peter Pan book (from a library or from their own collection) to its Box Office that day. Tickets to the 2:15 PM show are $14/$10 members/$8 children/$6 members children – but when bringing the book, adults can get the $10 member price (and children can get the $6 member price).  Existing Flushing Town Hall members get an additional 10% discount with the Peter Pan book!

 

 

With direction by tutti frutti’s artistic director Wendy Harris, movement from Holly Irving, music by Ivan Stott (Look Back in Anger, Derby Theatre) and design by Kate Bunce (WiLd!, tutti frutti), Underneath a Magical Moon will transport audiences into a fantastical world of adventure, where time stands still, the impossible seems possible and if you close your eyes and believe, then you really can make anything happen.

 

The production’s cast will feature Danny Childs, Alice McKenna and Marcelo Cervone.

 

Playwright Mike Kenny is one of England’s leading writers, specialising in young people’s theatre.  He is the recipient of numerous awards and in 2011 was included in the Independent on Sunday’s list of Top Ten Living UK Playwrights. His plays are performed regularly throughout the UK and all over the world.  His recent works include the Olivier award winning The Railway Children and York Mystery Plays 2012. Previous collaborations with tutti frutti have included adaptations of The Princess and the Pea, Rapunzel and The Boy Who Cried Wolf.

 

tutti frutti are a national touring company creating high quality work for children and their families to enjoy. Based in Leeds, England, tutti frutti has been delighting children aged 3 and over for more than 25 years and tours nationally and internationally to schools, venues and arts centres. Previous productions have included The Princess and the Pea, Rapunzel, Monday’s Child, Ugly Duckling, Wild!, Keepy Uppy and Snow Queen. The company’s work has been showcased at the prestigious 18th ASSITEJ World Congress in Warsaw, IPAY – Madison, WI in January 2017 and was juror selected to perform at the 19th ASSITEJ World Congress in Cape Town in May 2017.

 

Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts dba Flushing Town Hall is a not for profit organization which receives major support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; Council Members Adrienne Adams, Costa Constantinides, Daniel Dromm, Barry Grodenchik, Peter Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Francisco Moya, Paul A. Vallone, and Jimmy Van Bramer; and the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and the Lily Auchincloss Foundation.

 

Support for our programs is also provided by Atlantic Philanthropies Director/Employee Designated Gift Program, Cathay Bank, Michael Cheng / Epos Development, Chinese Overseas University, Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou / New York Institute of Culture and the Arts, Con Edison, Crossings TV, Heidi & Jonathan Davis, Exploring the Metropolis, Steven Facey, Kuang-Yu Fong / Chinese Theatre Works, Barbara Garii, The Glow Foundation, Heather Harrison, Raymond D. Jasen, Jim Henson Foundation, Keith Haring Foundation, Ellen Kodadek, Kenneth Koranyi, Nelson Lee / Flushing Bank, Law Offices of Vincent Toomey, James S. Liao, Emily Lin / Lin & Loveall Foundation, Linden Arts Fund for Children, Anita Liu, Louis Armstrong Education Foundation, Lyell Korea, Materials for the Arts, William McClure, NYC & Company Foundation, New York Community Bank Foundation, Northwell Health, Queens Art Education Center / Arthur Liu, Queens College, Queens Courier, Georgiana Reese-Benatti, RuDance / Asian American Dance Sport Corp., Mike Sperendi & Jan Schneider, Vincent Toomey, Mei Ya Tsai, Veronica Tsang, Claire Shulman, Tai & Tony Wang / WAC Lighting, Jay Wegman, Jonathan White, Edwina & Eldwin Wong, Minwen Yang, Hank Yeh, and gifts made in loving memory of Amal Hussain and Irene and Maxwell Seligman.