A Tale of Two Cities: Play Based on Dickens' Novel at Wheelock Family Theatre
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The last date listed for A Tale of Two Cities was Friday November 27, 2009 / 7:30pm.
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Riffing on The Wizard of Oz but based in Chinese folklore, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a magical adventure with a lot of heart. It's the story of Minli, the daughter of poor farmers who barely scrape by. Inspired by her father's tales and a magic goldfish, Minli sets off to find the Old Man of the Moon and learn the secret of good fortune. Along the way she encounters royalty, dragons and fantastic stories, and through them she learns what good fortune really means. Based on the 2010 Newbery Honors book, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a beautifully-told fantasy that will keep kids entranced as they join Minli on her journey. Learn More
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Really enjoyed Tale of Two Cities. 11 year old enjoyed it along with us adults. One suggestion: maybe a little less 'dry ice' in French scenes - we were near the front and found it a bit much. Otherwise, thoroughly enjoyable evening, thank you!
Based on the book by Charles Dickens and adapted for the stage by Dwayne Hartford.
Set during the tumult of the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities vividly dramatizes the influence of historical and political upheaval on the individual. How does one prioritize loyalty? Is violence ever justified? What are the costs to society of a citizenry divided between rich and poor? Can a single act of honor and love counteract a world filled with hatred? And, in the face of war and terror perpetrated in the name of a broader cause, what is the definition of a life well lived?
Featuring Bill Mootos as Sydney Carton and Jane Staab as the iconic Madame Defarge.