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17 January 2012

Live at Rose Lehrman presents regional premier of ‘Angelina Ballerina - The Musical’ in a sold out performance

Post-show book and cookie party for event ticket holders


Angelina BallerinaHARRISBURG — Live at Rose Lehrman presents a sold-out performance of the award-winning Vital Theatre Company’s production of “Angelina Ballerina - The Musical” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.
The sold out event will feature a celebration of books and literacy with events before and after each show. Pre- and post-show activities are included with ticket purchases.
Angelina and her friends, Alice, Gracie, AZ, Vici, and their teacher, Miss Mimi, will perform all types of dance, including hip-hop, modern dance, the Irish jig and of course, ballet, when they are excited to show off their skills to a famous visitor. Angelina hopes for her starring moment. Will it happen?
The show is based on the computer graphic-animated series, “Angelina Ballerina The Next Steps” on PBS “Kids®.” “Angelina Ballerina – The Musical” is a family-friendly show that will have the entire audience dancing in the aisles.
Pre-performance events for children will feature Floyd “SuperReader” Stokes, executive director of the American Literacy Corporation, who will present a performance in the Studio Theatre at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
For ticket holders, there will be a post-show book and cookie party in the Rose Lehrman lobby. Each child will receive one book courtesy of the American Literacy Corporation, while cookies will be provided. There will also be photo opportunities with ballerinas from Pennsylvania Regional Ballet.
Support for this Live at Rose Lehrman event comes from the American Literacy Corporation, PNC Bank, U-GRO Learning Centres, Fairy Tale Boutique and the HACC Foundation. Media sponsors for the event are abc27 WHTM-TV and WITF. Grant support is from the McCormick Family Foundation. 
Vital Theatre Company’s musical production of “Angelina Ballerina” will be presented at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Rose Lehrman Arts Center, HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College. Both performances are sold out. Tickets for the one-hour show are $16 for adults, $16 for senior citizens, and $10 for students/children. The pre-event performances by Floyd “SuperReader” Stokes begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Studio Theatre. Live at Rose Lehrman Box Office phone is 717-231-ROSE (7673). Tickets also are available at www.LiveatRoseLehrman.org.
 

Contact(s):
Teri Guerrisi, Director, Live at Rose Lehrman performing artist series, 717-780-2545

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