Strega Nona: Beloved Children's Book Comes to the Stage at Carpenter Performing Arts Center
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The last date listed for Strega Nona was Sunday December 5, 2010 / 2:00pm.
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This truly spectacular show not only features amazing feats of strength, agility and flexibility from the skilled performers of this world-famous Chinese troupe -- but you may be more than pleasantly surprised by the company's display of sly humor, dazzling color and great music. Drawing on more than 2000 years of tradition, the Peking Acrobats create a true cirque-style carnival of dance, gymnastics, plate-twirling, juggling and cycling that's gained them worldwide fame -- including an appearance in the hit movie Ocean's 11. Learn More
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This song-and-dance production was a creative and entertaining adaptation of the children's book. There are several plot and character elaborations added to the simple story line. Our kids (<5 years old) loved it. It also maintained the interests of the adults in our party.
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- See a video preview of Strega Nona on YouTube.
Based on the award-winning and much-loved children’s book by Tomie dePaola, Strega Nona comes to the stage in the musical tale of a kindly witch who cures the ills of her tiny Italian village. When she hires Big Anthony to help out with chores, Strega Nona warns him not to mess with her magical pasta pot, but he touches it anyway. When Anthony is to his ears in pasta (literally), can Strega Nona save the day?