SEPTEMBER 2019 | Volume 183
The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito
Book, music & lyrics by Tomson Highway
Carousel Theatre for Young People
Waterfront Theatre, Granville Island
Oct. 30-Nov. 10
www.carouseltheatre.ca or 604-685-6217
From St Catherine’s, Ontario, this is a Carousel Players production, presented by CTYP.
This is the story of Mary Jane, a mosquito who doesn’t have wings and feels like a misfit because of this, but whose voice soars to the stars. After being unsuccessful at making friends and moving schools, Mary Jane learns that by sharing her language, her kind heart and her songs with the world, she can become friends with anyone! This new play by Canadian playwright Tomson Highway weaves music, song and Cree language into its storytelling. With live music throughout, and supported with puppetry and fanciful costumes, this is an engaging piece for younger audiences.
The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito is recommended for ages 4 and up.
Book, Music, & Lyrics: Tomson Highway
Director: Monica Dufault Music Director: Ryan de Souza
Set Design by Kelly Wolf, Costume Design by Alexa Fraser, Puppet Design by Clelia Scala
Puppetry Consultant: James Retter Duncan
Featuring Haley Vincent with Shane O’Regan and Catherine Teichman
Dates: Run: October 30, 2019 – November 10, 2019
Relaxed Performance: November 2 at 2pm
Check www.carouseltheatre.ca for performance calendars and show times
School group matinees available
Ticket prices: Adults: $35; Seniors/Students: $29; Young People (Ages 3-18 years): $18
Address: The Waterfront Theatre
1412 Cartwright Street on Granville Island, Vancouver BC
Box Office: tickets.carouseltheatre.ca or 604-685-6217
Running Time: 60 minutes
Video Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciR9Ay5fHVw
About Carousel Theatre for Young PeopleCarousel Theatre for Young People empowers young people and families through playful, imaginative and accessible theatre experiences that develop emotional literacy. Located on Granville Island in the heart of Vancouver, CTYP is Vancouver’s professional mainstage TYA Company. We are a gathering place for artists, young people and families to embark on a journey where imagination, a dash of magic, and an abundance of play are the recipe for a theatrical adventure that has lasting impact.
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