Category - Reviews

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Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas at Children’s Theatre Company
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‘Sam’s Son’ — A New Play in Town
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“Pre-K Mondays” at The Works Museum in Bloomington

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas at Children’s Theatre Company

Grinch

photo by Kaitlin Randolph

It was a cold date night
And without a hint of a grimace
I held my husband’s hand
to go to How The Grinch Stole Christmas.

The mean, old Grinch
starts out alone and sore
But your love for him
will grow three times bigger than before.

Of course the Grinch (when we first encounter him, that is) would rather we leave the theater scorning everything about Christmas. That’s precisely what he’s been doing from his icy mountaintop cave for more than half a century. His only companion is his poor pooch Max, a closet Christmas fan and forced accomplice when the Grinch decides he’s going to rob the holiday from his neighbors in Whoville.

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‘Sam’s Son’ — A New Play in Town

Loosely based on the Biblical story of Samson, the book, music, and lyrics of Sam’s Son were written by our very own Jeremiah and Vanessa Gamble the founders of Bucket Brigade. The music was arranged by  Michael Pearce Donley (Triple Espresso, anyone?), and the whole she-bang was directed by Sean Byrd.

photo courtesy of Bonnie Allen photography

 

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“Pre-K Mondays” at The Works Museum in Bloomington

Attention parents who love to save a few bucks and find a cool new place to take the kids that will keep them occupied (educationally!) for hours: it’s time to pay a visit to Pre-K Mondays at The Works, a hands-on engineering museum for kids in Bloomington.

Pre-K Monday at the Works Museum

engineer girl!

First, the savings bit: The Works hosts select “Pre-K Mondays” during the school year where your kids (any age over 2) are admitted for just $4.25. Regular price admission – $8.50 – still applies for adults. Kids under 3 are free. Read More

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