Orlando Shakespeare Theater in partnership with UCF kicks off its 2015-2016 Children’s series on June 18, with the family-friendly World Premiere adaptation of The Brothers Grimm’s The Frog and the Princess.
In the story, Prince Gerwyn wants to marry the beautiful princess, but he’ll have to get through her evil stepmother first. With her magical golden ball, the Step Queen casts a spell that turns Gerwyn into a slimy frog forever. Will Gerwyn and his Princess live hoppily ever after? Find out with this humorous production aimed at the young ones.
The production features Kristin Shirilla as the Princess, and a frog puppet as her co-star.
Previews are June 18 and 19 at 10:30am, and tickets are $9 for all. Opening Day is June 20 with shows at 2pm and 4:30pm, with tickets $15 adults/$12 children. There is a free Opening Day celebration one hour before the performances for ticket holders.
After that, tickets are $9 for all for Tuesday and Thursday shows at 10:30am; and $15 adults/$12 children for shows Wednesday and Friday at 10:30am and 2pm, as well as Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm and 4:30pm. There will be an ASL-Interpreted performance on Sunday, July 12.
Come early to join the cast for an interactive and fun pre-show, and get the actor’s autographs following the performance.
The Frog and the Princess runs through July 26. For tickets or more information, visit OrlandoShakes.org, call (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, or in person at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
[Photo of Kristin Shirilla by Landon St. Gordon]
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