Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Pinocchio opens Saturday

Amana - All he wants is to be a real boy, but his lies and his nose keep getting in the way. Join The Old Creamery Theatre for Young Audiences for the retelling of a classic. Pinocchio opens Saturday, October 1 at 1 p.m. on the Main Stage in Amana and runs through Oct. 15.

This beloved Italian story will be brought to life through the classic theatrical tradition of “Commedia dell’Arte.” Using sound effects, masks and lots of humor, the characters in this play will be truly unforgettable.

The cast of Pinocchio consists of John Hill of Rockford, Illinois; Andrew Bosworth of Holly Springs, North Carolina; Laura Ambrose of Minneapolis, Minnesota.; Nicholas Hodge of South Amana; and Kamille Zbanek of Ely. Directed by Sean McCall of Marengo, Pinocchio was adapted from Carlo Collodi ’s classic Italian tale by Johnny Simons.

Tickets for Pinocchio are $8 per person and all seating is reserved. Reservations are highly recommended. Show times are Saturdays at 1 p.m., October 1 and 8 with two shows on Saturday, October 15, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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