Thursday, March 17, 2011

"The Sleeping Beauty"

It will all be there, just the way you remembered: The beautiful tale of the girl who pricks her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and doesn't die, but sleeps for a hundred years.

But we will put our own spin (can't resist the pun) on the classic fairy tale, “The Sleeping Beauty,” with an Easter-time marionette show featuring magical butterflies, dancing witches and an evil snow monster.

Princess Lily Dawn’s father tries to save her from one witch’s curse while a friendly witch (guess who?) tries to smooth things over. It seems as if winter will last for a hundred years, but spring will come, along with a brave prince who does battle against the snow monster. (See, guys, it's not just a show for the girls.)

Performances will be

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16

2 p.m. Sunday, April 17

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23

at the Hazel Green Opera House, 2130 Main St., Hazel Green, Wis.

Tickets are $5 adults, $4 children. Doors open a half hour before each performance.

For information, call 608-759-4425 or 608-732-6404.

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