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MRL Brings Free Family-Friendly Theatre to the Valley

Traveling Lantern Theatre Company, a national touring theatre company based in Portland, OR, is coming to Massanutten Regional Library November 30th – December 2nd, with holiday shows in Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, and Page County. MRL is pleased to offer the plays “Pinocchio” and “The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge” 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 cardholders to attend.

All of the plays are family-friendly, 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, November 30, 2023 at 4PM: “The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge” at Grottoes Branch Library, 601 Dogwood Avenue, Grottoes

Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 7PM: “Pinocchio” at the Sipe Center, 100 North Main Street, Bridgewater

Friday, December 1, 2023 at 4PM: “The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge” at Page Public Library, 100 Zerkel Street, Luray

Friday, December 1, 2023 at 7PM: “Pinocchio” at Shenandoah VFW, 1103 Viring Street, Shenandoah

Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 11AM: “Pinocchio” at Village Library, 175 N. Man Street, Broadway

Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 2PM: “The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge” at Central Library, 174 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg

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. Join us for this special free, family fun!

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