Wheaton Family Theatre Series: “The Town That Cried Avalanche”

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  • Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 11:00 AM to 12 noon

We are thrilled to be kicking off Wheaton Family Theatre Series Season 3 with the world premiere of a brand new original play by InterAct Story Theatre! Help us celebrate the start of another year of Arts in Wheaton with a FREE, interactive community performance of “The Town That Cried Avalanche” Written and directed by Executive/Artistic Director Ali Oliver-Krueger, it's an interactive play that asks: how do you balance progress and the needs of the people with taking care of our environment? We can’t wait to see all of you at Highland Elementary School on October 21! ABOUT THE PROGRAM: “The Town that Cried Avalanche” The world premiere of our brand new play for young audiences! The tiny mountain town of Avalanche, California is rocked with controversy: how can they balance the need for progress with taking care of the environment? And how can they even talk about it when everyone is mad at each other? Can they come together to save the town--before the mountain comes tumbling down? Inspired by Montpelier Elementary’s Grand Prize winning story at InterAct’s 2017 KidStory Theatre Festival. Best for ages 4 and up. WHERE: Highland Elementary School, 3100 Medway Street, Wheaton, MD 20902 WHEN: Saturday, October 21 at 11 a.m. FREE and open to the public. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. ABOUT THE WHEATON FAMILY THEATRE SERIES: InterAct Story Theatre invites you to a series of FREE performances for families and young audiences including interactive family events, dance, opera, creative drama workshops, and world music, October 2017 through May 2018! This initiative by Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County aims to activate our home base of Wheaton, Maryland as an Arts and Entertainment District, and we are excited to follow-up our successes of our first two seasons and continue to activate arts for all ages in our very own backyard! The Wheaton Family Theatre Series is supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. On the web at MSAC.org. Also, supported in part by Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, the Montgomery County government and the generous support of a legion of donors and partners.