Charlotte's Web takes to the stage this weekend!

Category: Member News Created: Tuesday, 09 May 2017 18:43

charlotte.jpgThe French Art Colony’s Riverby Theatre Guild invites local audiences to enjoy their performances of, “Charlotte’s Web”, based on the beloved children’s literature classic by E.B.White, performing this weekend at the University of Rio Grande's Performing Arts Center Auditorium, in Rio Grande, Ohio. The play, by Joseph Robinette, is directed by Betsy Willet, and is cast with local youth and adult actors.

Showtimes for the barnyard adventure story are Saturday, May 13, at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 14, at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students. Reservations can be made by calling The French art Colony, at 740-446-3834.

A special sensory friendly performance, designed for families with children identifying on the Autism spectrum will be presented on Friday, May 12, at 7:00 p.m. The sensory friendly performance is free of charge, and will include less sensory stimulation, such as more uniform sound and light levels. The French Art Colony’s Riverby Theatre Guild has participated in special training from VSA Ohio to better serve the community with inclusive programming.

For more information on “Charlotte’s Web” performances, or any Riverby Theatre Guild or French Art Colony program, call The French Art Colony, at 740-446-3834. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with State tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.