Saturday, September 21, 2013

Legend of Sleepy Hollow coming to Aurora Fox

The Aurora Fox presents The Regional Premiere of
Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
adapted by Christopher Cook

  Aurora, CO – The Regional Premiere of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Christopher Cook (directed by Charles Packard) opens October 4  and runs through November 3, 2013 at The Aurora Fox Arts Center (9900 East Colfax Avenue).  Tickets are $26 for adults and $22 for seniors and students. For tickets and/or group rates call: 303-739-1970 or visit:
  About the show:      When bumbling schoolmaster Ichabod Crane (Liam Speros) arrives in the peaceful little hamlet of Sleepy Hollow, he is greeted with cautionary tales of ghosts and goblins, a favorite being that of a beheaded Revolutionary War soldier who still rides at night in search of his head.  Crane, being the superstitious type, believes every word.
   In no time, Ichabod settles into his role as teacher, disciplinarian, choir leader, and rotating houseguest. It doesn’t take long for him to develop a crush on Katrina Van Tassel (Heather Taylor), the lovely daughter of the town’s wealthiest family. But Katrina already has a suitor, Abraham “Brom Bones” Van Brunt (Michael Travis Risner), notorious for his boisterous personality, love of pranks, and great skill at wielding a sword.  Tensions rise as the romantic rivalry brews, culminating in a terrifying midnight ride and the mysterious disappearance of Ichabod Crane. 
   With a host of characters as colorful as they are authentic, and the tapestry of Washington Irving’s original words painted in rich images, suspense abounds in this tale of dark humor and gothic horror.
  PRODUCTION STAFF    Stage management by Lindsay Sullivan, Set Design by Jen Orf, Lighting Design by Shannon McKinney, Costumes by Sharon McClaury and Sound Design by El Armstrong.

Fridays                                 October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1 at 7:30pm
Saturdays           October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2 at 7:30pm
*Saturdays         October 12, 19, 26 and November 2 at 2:00pm
*Sundays            October 13, 20, 27, November 3 at 2:00pm
  * Matinee performances will be less graphic (more suitable for younger kids) than evening performances.
Pay-What-You-Can Preview
Thursday, October 3rd at 7:30 pm
Opening Night After Party -
Friday, October 4th
Super Senior Sunday
- Sunday, October 13th at 2:00 pm (Senior tickets are just $18. Free hot beverages).
Costume Contest – Saturday, October 26th (Come in costume to either the matinee or evening performance
and compete for prizes)!

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