Thursday, July 13, 2017

THE LITTLE PRINCE - Theater Works - September 22 - October 8, 2017


Drama by Rick Cummins and Joh Scoullar
McMillin Theater

This play tells the story of a world-weary and disenchanted Aviator whose sputtering plane strands him in the Sahara Desert and a mysterious, regal "little man" who appears and asks him to "Please, sir, draw me a sheep." During their two weeks together in the desert, the Little Prince tells the Aviator about his adventures through the galaxy, how he met the Lamplighter and the Businessman and the Geographer, and about his strained relationship with a very special flower on his own tiny planet. The Little Prince talks to everyone he meets: a garden of roses, the Snake and a Fox who wishes to be tamed. From each he gains a unique insight which he shares with the Aviator: "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly." "What is essential is invisible to the eye." At length, both the "little man" and the Aviator must go home—each with a new understanding of how to laugh, cry, and love again.

Friday, September 22 at 7:00pm
Saturday, September 23 at 7:00pm
Sunday, September 24 at 2:30pm
Friday, September 29 at 7:00pm
Sunday, October 1 at 2:30pm
Friday, October 6 at 7:00pm
Saturday, October 7 at 7:00pm
Sunday, October 8 at 2:30pm

CLICK HERE for more information, and to purchase tickets when available

The Theater Works Box Office can be reached at 623.815.7930 Monday - Friday 10am to 4pm.  Theater Works is located at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts (8355 W. Peoria Ave, Peoria).

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