2011-2012 FAMILY MAIN STAGE SERIES BEGINS WITH
Based on the New York Times Best-Selling Children's Book
By Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann
September 23 through October 9, 2011
at Hartford Children's Theatre's Carriage House Theatre
Two Additional Matinee Performances Added October 8 & 9, 2011
Due to Strong Ticket Sales to Date
Hartford, CT (September 8, 2011) - Marking the beginning of its 2011-2012 Family
Main Stage Series, Hartford Children's Theatre (HCT) proudly announces a pink-a-riffic
new production of Pinkalicious the Musical, directed by HCT Artistic Director
Ryan Ratelle and Summar Elguindy with musical direction by Louise Fauteux and
choreography by Caitlin Sailer. Based on the 2006 New York Times
Best-Selling Children's Book (HarperCollins), Pinkalicious the Musical opens on
Friday, September 23, 2011 at Hartford Children's Theatre's Carriage House
Theatre (360 Farmington Avenue, Hartford) where the show will run through
Sunday, October 9, 2011. Originally scheduled to play through October 2,
two additional 2 pm matinee performances have been added on Saturday, October 8
and Sunday, October 9 due to already strong ticket sales.
Pinkalicious the Musical features music and lyrics by John Gregor and book and
lyrics by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann.
Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents.
Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an
affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this
pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious
can figure out a way to get out of this
HCT's Pinkalicious the Musical features an all adult cast of five including
Victoria Mooney and Christopher Cavallo of West Hartford as "Pinkalicious"
and her broccoli-loving little brother "Peter," Shannon Sobolow of
Marlborough as "Mrs. Pinkerton," Mike Bloom of Norwalk as "Mr.
Pinkerton" and Norwich resident Anne Fowler as "Allison" and
Performances of Pinkalicious the Musical will take place at the Hartford
Children's Theatre's Carriage House Theatre (360 Farmington Avenue, Hartford),
easily accessible from I-84 and I-91. The performance schedule is as
follows: Friday, September 23 at 7 pm; Saturday, September 24 at 2 pm; Sunday,
September 25 at 2 pm; Friday, September 30 at 7 pm; Saturday, October 1 at 2 pm;
Sunday, October 2 at 2 pm; Saturday, October 8 at 2 pm and Sunday, October 9 at
Tickets for HCT's Pinkalicious the Musical are $22 for Adults, $17 for Children
(17 and under) & Senior Citizens and are available online at www.hartfordchildrenstheatre.org.
For more information, please call the HCT Box Office on 860.429.7970.
Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more.
Pinkalicious the Musical features Scenic Designs by Magge Gagliardi and Nick
D'Angelo, Costume Designs by Alyssa Opishinski, Lighting Design by Robyn Joyce
and Hair Design by Linda Stanhope.
For over 20 years, Hartford Children's Theatre has made the children of Greater
Hartford our greatest priority. HCT is Connecticut's leading provider of
theatrical training and quality entertainment for children and families,
offering diverse programming for over 7,000 children and families from the
Hartford area and beyond. We achieve our educational and artistic goals
through a variety of well-established programs for children ages 2 through 18
including: award-winning Family Main Stage productions, year-round drama school
programming and a dramatic arts community outreach program.
Hartford Children's Theatre's commitment to excellence has been honored by the
American Alliance for Theatre and Education with a prestigious Winifred Ward
Award, the New England Theatre Conference's Moss Hart Award and two 2010-2011
National Youth Theatre Awards and an additional three nominations. Executive
Director Michael R. Kintner, Artistic Director Ryan Ratelle and Education
Director Lisa Foss helm the organization now entering its 21st year.
Pinkalicious the Musical is sponsored in part by funding received from the
Greater Hartford Arts Council, The Hartford, Travelers, The Ellen Jeanne
Goldfarb Memorial Charitable Trust and the Hartford Foundation for Public
For more information, please call 860.249.7970 or visit us online at: www.hartfordchildrenstheatre.org.
HCT FAMILY FUN DAYS - DATES & INFORMATION
THINK PINK(alicious) PARTY!
Sunday, September 25 at 12:30 pm
Calling all Pinkerbelles and Pinkerellas! If you have a sweet tooth and
love the color pink, then HCT's Pinkalicious party is closer than you think!
Join Pinkalicious and her friends at a pinkariffic pre-show party with yummy
treats, fun activities and photo opportunities with the cast. Admission is