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Wheelock Family Theatre
Wheelock College 200 The Riverway Boston, MA 02215
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"The Hobbit"
36 ratings
3.9 average rating
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98 events
74 reviews
7 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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25 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 02 2013

Had a great time. It was basically community theater for kids. Really fun, full of (surprisingly) well-behaved kids. Good time. Somehow they fit the hobbit into a 2 hour play adaptation. They did a great job

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25 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

I went into the experience without knowing a lot about the organization. It is truly a Family Theater in the best sense of the word. The production engaged the kids and the show moved right along.

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More Information


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.