Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) concludes its 2013-14 Target Storybook Series with American Family Theater’s The Wizard of Oz on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 2pm. All tickets are $7 and can be purchased by phone at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm), or online at BrooklynCenterOnline.org. The performance is recommended for ages four and up.
Based on L. Frank Baum’s classic book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, this original musical tells the beloved story of Dorothy’s adventure over the rainbow as she follows the yellow brick road with the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion towards the Emerald City and the mysterious Wizard who can help her get home. Featuring original lyrics, music and book by Don Kersey, the hour-long performance features such songs as “Be Brave,” “Back Home,” and “It’s So Easy to be a Witch.”
Founded in 1975, American Family Theater (AFT) is the nation’s premier producer of musicals for families and young audiences, performing in over 300 venues each year. As a distinguished leader in the development of arts-in-education, all American Family Theater productions are designed to enrich and motivate, providing unique experiences for audiences of all ages to share.
About the Company: Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
Founded in 1954, the mission of Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts is to present outstanding performing arts and arts education programs, reflective of Brooklyn's diverse communities, at affordable prices. Brooklyn Center's presentations explore both the classical traditions and the boldest contemporary performances, embracing the world culture that defines Brooklyn. Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts welcomes over 70,000 people to the 2,400-seat Walt Whitman Theatre each season, and boasts one of the largest arts education programs in the borough, serving 46,000 schoolchildren from over 300 schools annually with its SchoolTime series. In recognition of its commitment to quality family programming, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts has been recognized as both Brooklyn's Best Theater or Theater Group for Kids andBrooklyn's Best Place for Family Bonding by Nickelodeon's ParentsConnect Parents' Picks Awards.
May 18 at 2pm:
Theater: Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
Address: Whitman Theater, 2900 Campus Road
Brooklyn, Ne 11210
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