Mirandy and Brother Wind: Family Play Based on Beloved Story at Adventure Theatre
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The last date listed for Mirandy and Brother Wind was Sunday February 13, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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Shakespeare saved his best for last: his final play, The Tempest, is his most magical and engrossing tale. It follows the adventures of Prospero, an exiled duke who lives as the master of an enchanted isle abounding with fantastical creatures, mystery, music and romance. When a shipwreck delivers Prospero's enemies to the island, the plot thickens as his beloved daughter falls for one of the castaways. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic basket and enjoy this outdoor production from the Olney Theatre Center at the Root Family Stage. In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the National Players -- OTC's touring company of young professional actors -- celebrated National Player "veterans" will compose half the cast while current company members will take the younger roles. See event description for more details. Learn More
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I attend plays with my kids at Adventure Theatre all the time. I thought the acting in Mirandy & Brother Wind was excellent and superior to others plays that I have attended. It even kept the attention of my husband who usually views these plays as nap time.
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We took our 5 year old granddaughter to see Mirandy. She was completely enthralled with the show. The production is about an hour and mostly music and dancing.Reading the book before seeing the show enhances the experience.
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Read about _Mirandy and Brother Wind _"author Patricia McKissack":http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/contributor.jsp?id=3372.
Who will take the cake? Why, Mirandy of course. The junior cake walk happens soon and Mirandy needs a dance partner. Who can high step and kick the best? Why, Brother Wind! But how can Mirandy captured him? Grandmother Beasley says, “Can’t nobody put shackles on Brother Wind, chile. He be special. He be free.” Leave it to Mirandy, she’ll catch him; she’ll grab hold of that Brother Wind and win that delicious cake! Through her journey to capture Brother Wind, Mirandy learns something special — the importance of freedom and kindness.