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Adventure Theatre MTC at Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo, MD 20812
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3.0 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from Amy Zaslansky
14 events 2 reviews

I have no idea what play these other reviewers are talking about but my daughter and 3 grandkids had a GREAT time. The 2, 5 and 7 all thoroughly enjoyed the play. The music, the dancing, the silliness, the acting all brought Flat Stanley alive. ...continued

reviewed Mar 31 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
3 events 1 review

I was sorely disappointed, and I wish I hadn't brought my 4 1/2 yo and 7 yo...the music was seat-shakingly loud, there was actually quite a bit of (stylized) violence, way too many commercial/pop culture references, and, most disappointingly, the...continued

reviewed Mar 29 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Deborah Gilpin
11 events 1 review

This was very entertaining for my 8 and 11 year old kids. The best view is from the middle in order to get the full effect of the illusion of the actor being flat. The singing and dancing are great. I think the beginning would be a little scary...continued

reviewed Mar 31 2010 report as inappropriate
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The New Musical Adventures of FLat Stanley

Area Premiere

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre Intl (MTI)

Book by Timothy A. McDonald

Lyrics by Timothy A. McDonald

Music by David Weinstein, Jonathan K. Waller, Timothy A. McDonald & Stephen Gabriel

Based on the book Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown; Illustrations by Scott Nash

Directed by Nick Olcott

Based on the popular children’s book series by Jeff Brown. One night, the bulletin board on the wall above Stanley Lambchop’s bed comes loose and falls — right on top of Stanley! The next morning, he wakes up flat . . . really, really flat. He discovers that he can slide under locked doors, roll up like a mat, become a trampoline and even put himself in a big envelope and travel around the world via the postal service!

Recommended for ages 4 and up

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