Desert Stages Theatre Presents
‘Gerry Cullity’s Charlotte’s Web’
Fri., Feb. 21 – Sun., March 30
Scottsdale, Ariz. (Feb. 18, 2014) – Desert Stages Theatre presents the heartwarming Gerry Cullity original Charlotte’s Web, Fri., Feb. 21 – Sun., March 30.
This On Stage production shares the tale of a very special friendship between a “radiant” pig named Wilbur and a young girl named Fern. But when Wilbur’s fate is in jeopardy it’s a wise and heroic spider named Charlotte who saves him. A cast of lovable barnyard characters add the perfect mix of fun in this Gerry Cullity adaptation of the age-old popular children’s story.
History. Charlotte’s Web, a popular children’s novel by E.B. White, was published in 1952. Charlotte's Web went on to an animation adaptation in 1973, followed by a sequel Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure released in 2003. In 2006, a live-action film version of E. B. White's original story was released.
Tickets Online & by Phone. Tickets are available at www.DesertStages.org; or by phone, 480.483.1664, and also at the theatre box office, 4720 N. Scottsdale Road, north side of Scottsdale Fashion Square, on the northeast corner of Scottsdale Road and Highland. Tickets are $15. For group rates or special school performances contact the Box Office at 480.463.1664.
About Desert Stages Theatre. A bustling community playhouse, Desert Stages Theatre in Scottsdale, Ariz., is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3, founded in 1995, and delivers performances year round. Four show schedules occur throughout the year: Actor’s Café performances in the intimate, proscenium-style 65-seat theatre; Mainstage Series in Cullity Hall, an inventive 140-seat theatre-in-the-round; On Stage Children’s Series for ages 3-19, and Next Stage Series for 12-19, both also performed in Cullity Hall. DST also operates a theatrical academy (Center Stage, among many other classes), regularly hosts talent shows (Show Your Stuff) and offers a variety of music, dance and other classes open to the community. DST is led by co-founder, executive director and artistic director, Laurie Cullity. Additional co-founders are Joan Thompson and the late Gerry Cullity. Included in each DST season are children’s productions of original scripts, musical scores and lyrics by co-founder Cullity whose works are still relished eight years after his passing. Desert Stages has developed thousands of thespians, young and old, many with compelling personal stories of triumph and major stage success, all of whom perform at DST for the pure love of the theatre.
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