Anansi the Spider Calendar Listing
Family Event, Theater/Performing Arts
Family Matinee at Marin Theatre Company
Anansi the Spider | World Premiere
By Tommy Shepherd and Dan Wolf
Directed by Josh Costello
Featuring Tommy Shepherd,* Traci Tolmaire,* and Dan Wolf*
March 24-25, 31, 2012
Sat and Sun, 3/24 and 3/25: 2:30 p.m.
Sat, 3/31: 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Marin Theatre Company | 397 Miller Avenue | Mill Valley, CA 94941
Marin Theatre Company presents a hip-hop musical for young audiences (ages 5-11) about African folklore. Ana loves stories and, when she playacts them with her friends, she wants the other kids to follow the stories just the way they’re written. But, when Ana gets caught up in the legend of Anasi the tricky spider, she discovers that sometimes you have to write your own story. Join her for a journey through a world of magic and mystery that is accompanied by music, beatboxing and rhymes.
Suitable for children ages 5-11
No late seating
$10 child | $15 adult/senior
marintheatre.org | (415) 388-5208 | email@example.com
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHTS
Tommy Shepherd and Dan Wolf are multi-disciplinary performers who combine conventional theater styles with the themes, language, music and aesthetics of hip-hop. Their collaborations include Stateless at The Jewish Theatre, Angry Black White Boy at Intersection for the Arts and Felonious, a six-piece live hip-hop band.
Celebrating our 45th Anniversary this season, Marin Theatre Company is the Bay Area’s premier mid-sized theater and the leading professional theater in the North Bay. We produce a six-show season of provocative plays by passionate playwrights from the 20th century and today in our intimate 231-seat proscenium theater. We are committed to the development and production of new plays by American playwrights, with a comprehensive New Play Program that includes at least one world premiere each season, two nationally recognized annual playwriting awards, new play readings and workshops by the nation’s best emerging playwrights and a leadership position in the National New Play Network. Our numerous education programs serve more than 6,000 students each year.
Sasha Hnatkovich, Communications Director
(415) 388-5200, ext. 3313 | email
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