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MRL Brings Free Family Theatre Performances to the Valley

Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, is coming to Massanutten Regional Library December 1 – 3, 2022, with four different holiday shows at six different locations across Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, and Page County. MRL is pleased to offer “Winter Fables,” “Stone Soup,” “Holidays Around the World,” and “A Dickens Tale” to the community as part of its nonprofit mission to provide ongoing literacy and outreach opportunities to all in its service area. Performances are free to the public and audience members do not need to be library card holders to attend.

All four family-friendly shows are appropriate for children ages Pre-K through elementary school and have uplifting messages and familiar literary themes which will resonate with attendees of all ages. Performances are approximately one hour in length each and are designed to engage young audiences with the magic of storytelling through live performance.

Performances dates, titles and locations are as follows:

Thursday, December 1, 2023 at 4PM – “Winter Fables” at Grottoes Branch Library, 601 Dogwood Avenue, Grottoes, VA

Thursday, December 1, 2023 at 7PM – “Stone Soup” at the Sipe Center, 100 N. Main Street, Bridgewater, VA

Friday, December 2, 2023 at 4PM – “Holidays Around the World” at the Rebecca J. Graves Regional Center for the Performing Arts, 1 East Main Street, Luray, VA

Friday, December 2, 2023 at 7PM – “Holidays Around the World” at the Shenandoah Community Center, 300 Rail Road Avenue, Shenandoah, VA

Saturday, December 3, 2023 at 11AM – “A Dickens Tale” at Village Library, 175 N. Main Street, Broadway, VA  

Saturday, December 3, 2023 at 2PM – “A Dickens Tale” at Central Library, 174 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA.

Area families are invited to attend as many different performances as suit their schedule. Complete descriptions on each performance can be found by clicking the links above.

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