A Theatrical Spring Break at Evergreen Cultural Centre

Little Prince Evergreen Cultural Centre

Spring Break is happening early this year, which means that it will be here before you know it. If you’re looking for something fun to do with your kids while school is out, we’d like to suggest Evergreen Cultural Centre’s Spring Break Festival. Featuring three kid-friendly events over three days, the festival promises culture that the whole family can enjoy. Here’s what’s happening.

The Little Prince

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
11:00am + 7:00pm

The Little Prince has only ever known his little planet, Asteroid 325. A planet so small that it is possible to witness the sunset fourty-four times in one day and a single rose can believe it is the only one of its kind in the universe. In Monster Theatre’s adaptation, award-winning director/playwright Ryan Gladstone brings Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s cherished novella to life on the stage in surprising, and at times, hilarious ways. Venture out on interplanetary travel. Learn about true love and loyalty. Join The Little Prince on a spectacular adventure as he celebrates open-mindedness, open-heartedness and the beauty of imagination. With puppets, masks, original music and a little theatre magic, the storytelling experts of Monster Theatre capture the hearts and funny bones of audiences of all ages.

Afro-Brazilian Carnaval

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
11:00am + 7:00pm

Grupo Axé Capoeira promotes the history, music, art, and culture of Brazil in interactive and educational demonstrations. Featuring traditional capoeira music as well as upbeat Brazilian vocals and instrumentals, their performances showcase captivating professional capoeiristas and dancers at the height of their skill. The “Afro” style of dance originated among the slaves in colonial Brazil. Its vitality comes from the mixture of steps and rhythms comprising a combination of African, Indigenous, and European influences.

Message in a Bottle

Thursday, March 12, 2015
11:00am + 7:00pm

Message in a Bottle is a mesmerizing dramatization of a personal experience with bullying, featuring Transformational Theatre Artist Dustin Anderson. The story begins aboard a pirate ship, where the protagonist is pressured by the crew to bully his good friend. When he learns that hurting her feels terrible, he stands up for her and is forced to walk the plank – until he is rescued by the same friend he bullied! Demonstrating the redemptive power of forgiveness, Message in a Bottle will transport you to a magical realm where the power of good prevails.

Tickets to a single show are $16 for adults and seniors, $12 for students and children, or $10 per ticket for a family of four or more. Or you can see all three for $42 for adults, $30 for seniors, $27 for students and children, or $120 for a family of four. For more information or to buy tickets visit evergreenculturalcentre.ca or call 604.927.6555.

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