FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Joanna Sykes-Saavedra
New Jersey Theatre
March 5 through
Surflight Theatre’s production of
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
On Sunday, March 6, 2005 at 3:00pm
The New Jersey Theatre Alliance and Dante Hall Theater of the Arts will present Surflight Theatre’s production of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day on Sunday, March 6, 2005 at 3:00pm. This performance is part of the 8th annual Family Week at the Theatre, and is offered free of charge to children and their families.
Based on the popular
children’s book by Judith Viorst, the story revolves around a day in the
life of a young boy named Alexander who happens to be having a really bad day.
From waking up with gum in his hair to having lima beans for supper, we see the
trials and tribulations of life through a child’s eyes. Alexander’s
rather trying day is set to music and brings to the stage one of
Family Week at the Theatre is an annual statewide festival offering free and discounted tickets to young people and their families and has been developed to encourage families to attend professional theatre together by making the experience affordable, educational and exciting. Across the state, in all 21 counties, young people (ages 5 – 18) will receive free tickets to over 100 performances and special events including free classes, workshops and backstage tours. Since its inception in 1998, the program has served over 45,000 young people and their parents with professional theatre performances and activities.
While this performance is offered
free of charge for everyone, reservations are
necessary. For more information or to make a reservation, call the
box office at (609) 344-8877, ext 11. Dante Hall Theater of the Arts is
The New Jersey Theatre Alliance is
the statewide consortium of professional theatres and exists to promote and
develop professional theatre in the
American Airlines is the official airline of The New Jersey Theatre Alliance.
February 23, 2005