Those of you who are big Sendak fans might like to take some kids as well as yourselves to see a theatre production of Where the Wild Things Are, it will be playing at Presentation House Theatre Nov 9-18. This is bound to be a really popular production for kids in the Lower Mainland area –worth crossing a bridge or two! — so you might want to buy tickets soon. Information is below. And, for information about distinguished playwright, Kim Selody who has adapted Sendak’s picture book, go to http://www.playwrightsguild.ca/playwright/kim-selody –or just google his name.
Where the Wild Things Are
By Maurice Sendak | Directed by Kim Selody
NOV 9-18, 2012
Tickets: All seats $15
Let the royal rumpus begin! Maurice Sendak’s beloved story comes to life in Kim Selody’s Dora nominated production, where the audience is immersed in Max’s make-believe world. Travel across the ocean, crash through the forest and become part of the wild rumpus as Max conquers his fears to become King of the Wild Things.
“(It) is not only hearing their favourite bedtime story, but actually being in their favourite bedtime story. What kid wouldn’t want a part in that?”- Winnipeg Free Press
The arrival of Labour Day heralds the opening of the Box Office at Presentation House Theatre. You can call the Box Office at 604.990.3474 between 10am and 5pm – Monday to Friday, or go online to www.phtheatre.org anytime.
Presentation House Theatre is at 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver. It is about 4 blocks up Lonsdale, from the Seabus Terminal at the Lonsdale Quay (1 block west of Lonsdale, at 3rd Street. You can’t miss it.