Friday, September 7, 2012

Production of Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit

Emerson Theater Collaborative Announces
Production of 
Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit

September 15th, 2012, Mystic CT Written and directed by Laura Duggan and produced by ETC’s Camilla Ross.  Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit, tells the story of the Victorian woman who invented Peter Rabbit and authored many other stories beloved by children around the world. Beatrix Potter  born (July 28, 1866 – December 22, 1943) was an English author, illustrator, mycologist, and conservationist. 

This special one-time only fundraising performance takes place on September 15th, 2012 at 2PM and 7PM at the First United Methodist Church in Mystic, CT. Performance information and tickets for Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit can be obtained by visiting Mystic and Shoreline Visitor and Information Center in Olde Mystic Village, or online at Tickets are $25 ($20 for students and seniors) and $15 for Children 12 and Under. The tickets being sold  on the day of the show will be $5 more. For group reservations please call (860) 705-9711.
Emerson Theater Collaborative’s mission is to serve youth, under-represented communities and artists with an emphasis on diversity, by producing innovative and exhilarating theater in Southeastern Connecticut.  ETC explores timely themes and issues through new, original works and modern theatrical classics.  ETC’s goals include reaching inner city youth through educational theatrical programming and to support local communities by providing free admission to low-income families and donating profits to humanitarian causes.  
Laura R. Duggan received her Master of Arts in Theatre Education from Emerson College. Her one-woman play, Tea with Mary Cassatt, premiered at Emerson's Green Theatre in December 2006. Laura is a certified Secondary History teacher with over ten years experience working with "at risk" students in Boston. Her play entitled "Boston Lockup" tells the tale of her adventures teaching at a DYS Treatment Center at Boston's Jackson Square. 

Key Dates and Information

What:  Emerson Theater Collaborative Presents: Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit 
When: September 15th, 2012 at 2PM and 7PM
Where:First United Methodist Church, 23 Willow Street, Mystic, CT 06355
How:  Tickets are available online at our website and by calling (860)705-9711 or at Mystic Information Center. Purchase Tickets online to select your own reserved seating.  Cost: $25, $20 and $15. The day of the event: $30, $25, and $20.

Laura Duggan does an amazing job portraying Beatrix Potter, and well Stewie the rabbit does a great job all on his own. Join us for an evening of great theater.


Bud Not Buddy, ETC's Summer Magic Production

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Come on over to the Sweet Pea for a little dinner with Tyla (Ciara Rollins) Steady Eddie, (Nathan Watrous) and the Singer (Aziza Clayton) if your hungry.

Bud were going to the Sweet Pea!
Going to catch that train.......