A Year with Frog and Toad: Family Musical Performed by Young Performers
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The last date listed for A Year with Frog and Toad was Sunday March 13, 2011 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Calderwood Pavilion - Wimberly Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $55.00 - $60.00
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Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the film by Steven Spielberg, The Color Purple is a celebratory story of hope and a testament to the healing power of love. This vibrant and touching family saga tells the story of Celie, who overcomes tremendous obstacles -- including poverty, racism and sexism -- to find her unique voice in the world. Set to a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues, this inspiring show earned an impressive 11 Tony Award nominations during its Broadway run. Learn More
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Frog and Toad were fabulous! My six year olds really enjoyed the show, once they got over the fact that the actors do not dress up like a frog or toad. I enjoyed it more than I expected to. The acting and singing were first-rate, and the show is sweet, funny, and a bit campy. A lovely afternoon.
Boston Children’s Theatre (BCT) is proud to announce that Broadway veteran Danielle Ferland will be directing their spring production of A Year with Frog and Toad. An original member of the Broadway cast ofA Year with Frog and Toad, Ms. Ferland’s extensive credits include originating the role of Little Red Riding Hood in Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods, as well as her Broadway debut at age 13 in Sunday in the Park with George, and The Crucible.
“We are thrilled to have an actress of Danielle’s caliber working with our students,” said Burgess Clark, BCT Executive Artistic Director. “Her extensive knowledge of this piece, combined with her innate understanding of what it’s like to be a young actor, makes this an experience our students will never forget. We are honored to be the first children’s theatre Danielle has worked with on this production.”
According to Ms. Ferland, the children’s version of A Year with Frog and Toad is extremely similar to the original Broadway production with themes that remain relevant and timeless. “The main focus of this show is to celebrate friendship,” explains Ms. Ferland. “No matter where we are in life, we need to remain true to our friends and to ourselves. These themes are played out in such a way as to appeal to both children and adults. This is not a kitschy show. It’s a lighthearted, fun musical that teaches valuable lessons about respect, friendship and loyalty. Plus, I just love the relationship between Frog and Toad!”
The cast of A Year with Frog and Toad features 16 young performers from 13 communities. They include: Andover resident Kim Uggerholt; Belmont resident Alex Aroyan; Boston residents Kevin Paquette and Conrad Krendel-Clark; Boxford resident Kristina Kastrinelis; Braintree resident Rachel Padell; Brookline residents Ryan Cook and Davie Kaim; Burlington resident Futaba Shioda; Danvers resident Briana Fallon; Hamilton resident Ian Shain; Methuen residents Alexandra Berube and Linnea Schulz; Newton resident Julia Fein; Wellesley resident Audree Hedequist; and North Reading resident William Goldstein.
About the Ticket Supplier: Boston Children's Theatre
Now celebrating 59 years of continuous operation, the mission of Boston Children's Theatre has been and continues to be to provide live theatre opportunities for children by children throughout the Greater Boston Area. Boston Children's Theatre believes deeply that the arts, and especially theatre, not only provide a means for self-discovery and individual expression, but also offer a safe, supportive, and productive environment in which young people may gather from across traditional boundaries to learn about themselves, each other, and the world, while engaged in the many creative processes of live theatre. The goal of Boston Children's Theatre is to make live theatre opportunities for and by children affordable, available, and accessible to all.