Said There’d Be Days Like These:
Theatre of Charlotte Presents
and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”
days make for good musicals in Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s production
of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day,” April 7-23,
2006 in the McColl Family Theatre at ImaginOn.
can’t win. He wakes up with gum in his hair, doesn’t find a prize in his
breakfast cereal box, leaves out the number 16 in math class – nothing goes
right on this most “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.” His best
friend tells Alexander he is now only his third
best friend, the only tennis shoes his size are plain boring white, and he is
the only one at the dentist’s with a cavity. All day he dreams of a world
where everything is always right – like, maybe,
? Author Judith Viorst brings her classic book to life in this delightful
musical adaptation, reminding us that everyone has a bad day now and then, but
family and friends will help us get through them.
life is a big game, sometimes we win, sometimes we lose, sometimes we want to
chuck it and move to Australia; but the truth is, we still want to play,”
comments director Jill Bloede. The all-adult cast features several of
’s finest actors including Vito Abate, Jason Barney, Nicia Carla, Travis Osley,
Susan Roberts, Gina Stewart and Mark Sutton. Performance times and dates are as
April 7, 7:30 pm
April 8, 11:00 am (Front Orchestra SOLD OUT, General admission available)
April 8, 3:00 pm (Front Orchestra SOLD OUT, General admission available)
April 9 ,2:00 pm (Front Orchestra SOLD OUT, General admission available)
April 9, 5:00 pm (Front Orchestra SOLD OUT, General admission available)
April 14, 7:30 pm
April 15, 11:00 am
April 15, 3:00 pm
April 21, 7:30 pm
April 22, 11:00 am
April 22, 3:00 pm
April 23, 2:00 pm (Front Orchestra SOLD OUT, General admission available)
will be held in the McColl Family Theatre at ImaginOn,
300 East 7th Street
. Front Orchestra tickets are $18.00; General Admission tickets are
$14.00. For tickets to the productions, call the Children’s Theatre Box Office
at 704-973-2828 (10 am-5 pm, Mon.-Fri.) or visit our website: www.ctcharlotte.org.
Recommended for ages 5 and up.
production is sponsored by Brooks Equipment Company, The Charlotte Observer and
Custom Polymers. The 2006-07 Season Media Sponsor is WCNC-TV.