The Children's Theatre Company Presents
The Monkey King
The Children's Theatre Company (CTC), the nation's leading theater for young
people and families and recipient of the 2003 TonyŽ Award for Outstanding
CTC's 2004/2005 season jumps into spring with the world premiere of "The
Based on Wu Chen-En's "A Journey to the West"
Created and adapted for the stage by Shen Pei
With English adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher
Directed by Shen Pei and Peter C. Brosius
Choreographed by Shen Pei
The 26-member cast includes CTC resident acting company members, CTC performing
apprentices, guest artists and students actors.
The Monkey King is proudly sponsored by Wells Fargo.
With the powers of a super hero and a totally mischievous spirit, the Monkey
King has been one of the most beloved heroes in Chinese culture for four
centuries. When Sun Wu Kong (the monkey king); Ba Jjie (the forever hungry pig);
and Sha Sen (the klutzy carp) all get kicked out of heaven, they must earn their
way back by accompanying the gentle Monk Tang on an extraordinarily perilous
journey to transport the sacred scrolls from India to China.
The Monkey King previews March 1, 2, and 3, opens March 4, 2005 and runs through
April 16, 2005.
The Children's Theatre Company, 2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Ticket prices are $15-30 for adults and $9-24 for children, students, and
seniors. Group rates are available.
For more information contact The Children's Theatre Company Ticket Office at
612-874-0400 or www.childrenstheatre.org.