New Jersey Stage

Sunday, February 20, 2011

BC FOOTLIGHTERS TELLS TALES OF PETER RABBIT ONSTAGE, MARCH 5 - 13


(CINNAMINSON, NJ) -- Burlington County Footlighters brings the stories of Beatrix Potter to life on stage with the family-friendly production, The Adventures of Peter Rabbit and His Friends, on March 5, 6, 12 and 13, 2011. Performances are Saturdays at 11 am, 1 & 3 pm and Sundays at 1 & 3 pm at The Playhouse, 808 Pomona Road in Cinnaminson, NJ.


Adapted by playwright Joseph Robinette, based on the life and stories of Beatrix Potter, the show weaves together the beloved tales of Peter Rabbit, the Tailor of Gloucester and Jemima Puddle-Duck with the fascinating life of their creator in an enlightening entertainment for all ages.


Director Nick Sano and assistant director Meredith Sano of Maple Shade guide a group of talented young performers from throughout the region. The cast features Sophia Chasca of Delran; Sarah Craig of Cherry Hill; Allison and Sadie Donahue of Cherry Hill; Danielle Gallo of Marlton; Mia Gambino of Marlton; Basha, Charlie and Molly Gardner of Ambler (PA); Corrine Gilmore of Cinnaminson; Lisa Krier of Maple Shade; Rose Lloyd-Slifkin of Delran; Scott Macintosh of Westampton; Marti Palmieri of Beverly; Alicia and Kimberly Phillips of Marlton; Blair Schuler of Cinnaminson; and Lauren Scully of Marlton.


Tickets are $8. For reservations or additional information, call 856-829-7144 or visit www.bcfootlighters.com.


Funding has been made possible in part by the NJ State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, from a grant to the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Department of Resource Conservation, Division of Cultural Affairs & Tourism.