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52 Star Starred
Wheelock Family Theatre
Wheelock College 200 The Riverway Boston, MA 02215
617-879-2300
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36 ratings
3.9 average rating
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7 events
2 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

We love the Wheelock Theatre. In this play, the language was difficult for 6yo's, but we had a good time anyway. A three star experience.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 27 2013

Fine for the kids who don't already know the characters well, but for adults who do and love them, it's hard to see Bilbo played as haughty and too sure of himself and Gandalf as decrepit and sort of bumbling.

Good Smaug.

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54 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 01 2013

The problem with the Hobbit is that it is only appropriate for children who are 8-12 years old. It is too scary for anyone under eight and too corny for anyone over 12.

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Website

http://www.wheelockfamilytheatre.org/current-season.aspx

Description

The Hobbit is appropriate for adults and young people 8+. A strobe light and a fog/haze will be used during the production. (The fog/haze is a water-based product that meets all safety requirements.)

Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, adapted by Patricia Gray.

Directed by Shelley Bolman.

Scenic and costume design by Matthew T. Lazure.

Lighting by Scott Bolman.

Fight choreography by Ted Hewlitt.

Andrew Barbato as Bilbo Baggins, Calvin Braxton as Gandalf, Stephen Benson as Gollum.

About the Ticket Supplier: Wheelock Family Theatre

The Wheelock Family Theatre is an award-winning, professional Equity theatre located on the campus of Wheelock College since 1981.