Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Pigeon Party! Sunday, October 25th, 3pm @ The Morgan School

Pigeon Party! Comes to Clinton

Mo Willems’ pigeon is ready to party! The Henry Carter Hull Library will sponsor a live performance of Pigeon Party! a musical based on three of children’s book author/illustrator Willems’ books on Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 3pm. BIG WOODEN HORSE theatre company developed the show, its mission is to present high quality theatre to younger audiences across the United Kingdom and to represent the best of British theatre craft abroad. The Clinton performance is the second stop on a tour of the United States.

The party is at the Gagnon Auditorium of The Morgan School, Rt. 81, Clinton at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are free and may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope, indicating the number of tickets requested, to The Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton, CT 06413. A limited number of tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Tickets must be presented at the door.

Squeezing all the fun of the first three Pigeon books into one raucous production, this lively show for children 3 and up is full of fun, feathers, laughter and excitement. Original music and lots of audience participation will delight parents and children alike. Meet the friendly hot dog man, Pigeon’s new friend Ducky and the loveable Knuffle Bunny.
Can you stop the Pigeon from driving the bus? Will he share the hot dog? And after all that, it’s time for bed. The Bus Driver wants Pigeon to go to bed. All his friends want him to go to bed. But will the audience late him stay up late? Join in the fun on October 25, 2009 to find out.
Pigeon Party! is dedicated, in loving memory, to Lynnabeth O. Mays, who was Children’s Librarian at H.C. Hull Library from 1975-1986.
For further information contact the Children’s Room at 860-669-2342