WCSU to present ‘Aesop’s Falables’ this weekend

Image from Aesop's FalablesDANBURY, CONN. The Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts will stage “Aesop’s Falables” by Ed Graczyk in three performances at WCSU on Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27, 2014.

Performances will be at 3 and 7:30 p.m. on April 26 and at 3 p.m. on April 27, in the Berkshire Theatre on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Tickets will be $15 for general admission and $10 for seniors and non-WCSU students with I.D. WCSU students with a valid I.D will be admitted free. Tickets are available at (203) 837-TIXX or www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

According to director Sean Harris, the WCSU production of “Aesop’s Falables” is a fun, modern take on the classic “Aesop’s Fables,” including “The Tortoise and the Hare,” “The Country Mouse and the City Mouse,” “The Fox and the Grape” and more. With the action narrated by Jack in the Box, follow along as Wilfred Wolf turns the fables on their heads while trying to prove that he was mislabeled as a villain. This family-friendly production will provide plenty of laughs.

The cast includes: Alex Allyn, of Trumbull; Michael Battista, of North Haven; Jennifer Bavone, of Oakville; Lauren Bell, of Southbury; David Fejes, of New Fairfield; Eric Gomez, of Prospect; Zaiah Hill, of Waterbury; Kera Lalli, of Stamford; Kate Morris, of New Fairfield; Kayla Murphy, of Brookfield; Alexandra Olynik, of East Haven; Connor Thompson, of Ledyard; and Manuel Torres, of West Haven.

For tickets or information, call the Box Office at (203) 837-TIXX or go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets.


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