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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Family Series

March 6, 2020 - April 5, 2020

Based on the novel by Kate DiCamillo
Adapted for the stage by Dwayne Hartford
Regional Premiere!

Edward Tulane is an expensive toy rabbit made of china. He is loved by a little girl named Abilene, but Edward doesn’t care. He is vain and self-centered. He has no interest in anyone other than himself. On an ocean voyage, Edward is accidently thrown overboard and sinks to the bottom of the sea. So begins his journey – a  journey over which he has no control, for he is a toy rabbit. He can neither move nor speak. As years pass by, Edward meets many different people in many different situations: an older grieving couple who find comfort in Edward’s presence, a hobo and his dog who introduce Edward to a whole community of homeless wanderers, a farmer in need of a scarecrow, a sad little boy and his very ill sister, and finally a doll mender and an old doll who teach Edward an invaluable lesson. Through this miraculous journey, Edward learns what it is to love, what it is to lose that love, and how to find the courage to love again. Based on Kate DiCamillo’s beautiful novel of the same name, the play is a theatrical tour de force for a small ensemble of actors and musicians.

Recommended for ages 7+

Cast + Creative

The Traveler: Heidi Guzman
The Musician: Jack English
The Man: Colton Pratt
The Woman: Tracy Nicole Taylor

Director: Meghann Henry
Scenic Designer: Mickey Burdick
Lighting Designer: Aidan Murphy
Costume Designer: Ginny Treu
Stage Manager/Props Designer: Terri Harrison

Details

Show Dates

March 6-April 5, 2020

Friday | 6 p.m.
Sat, Sun Matinées | 1 p.m.

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