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The Walnut Street Theatre is proud to present Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The holiday magic begins when a troupe of actors appear at the historic Walnut Street Theatre to set up and perform the heartwarming tale of Ebenezer Scrooge. Audiences know this grumpy old miser's response to holiday cheer is "bah, humbug." Scrooge is a bitter old man who can no longer feel joy or affection, even for his family. But on one remarkable Christmas Eve, he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. With their help, can Scrooge change his ways?
Families are in for a treat with a special hour-long adaptation that uses original and traditional songs to highlight Dickens' powerful story.
Come and participate in two hours of continuous dance/movement improvisation with live music. Leaders Manfred Fischbeck and Brigitta Herrmann guide the group through a series of movement meditations, improvisational structures and games to inspire spontaneous self-expression and collective creation. All of these allow for new and spontaneous explorations of the mind and body in relation to oneself, space, others, and sound.
This musical adaptation of "The Ugly Duckling" will have kids celebrating what makes them unique! Ugly is one odd-looking baby duck that doesn't quite fit in. During one wild adventure, he soon learns to accept and love what makes him different.
Ivy and Bean could not be more different. They form an unlikely friendship when Bean decides to get revenge on her bossy older sister. When these two are together, the adventures are endless. In this lively musical, Ivy and Bean discover that their differences are what make their friendship so exciting.
Created and performed by Almanac Dance Circus Theatre
Blending jaw-dropping ensemble acrobatics, dance, theater, and live, original music to tell its story, Leaps of Faith is an absurd and intimate tapestry of sublime human idiocy. Four hobbyists find each other in a world of weirdos; together, with their trusty sofa as a portal for exploration, they set out on the high seas and leave the world of normalcy behind. But all is not as they imagined it would be, and the audience is left contemplating what we do when we find ourselves lost at sea.
Stanley Lambchop is an ordinary 10-year-old boy who wishes his life were a little more exciting. One morning, Stanley wakes up to find he is very, very flat. He decides to make the best of every situation as he's whisked away on a journey more exciting than he could ever have imagined.
When Britt wakes up with a massive wad of gum in her hair, she knows she's in trouble. She enlists the help of her friends to get her out of a very sticky situation. Mayhem ensues as these friends learn from their mistakes and discover the true value of friendship.
Underground Episodes is about the hustle and bustle of everyday life in Philadelphia from the average person that rides the train, with stories surrounding matters such as changes in the economic and working culture, recovery, relationships, generational gaps, poverty, parenting, and war. If there is one thing for sure, beneath this city aren't just roaming trains but a space of people filled with stories meant to be told in these underground episodes.