Beck Youth Theater: Going Medieval

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Dragons and wizards onstage? Surely, you joust!

Beck Center Youth Theater presents Going Medieval: A Ye Olde Comedie, an original comedy written and directed by resident playwright Rachel Spence, in the Studio Theater December 14-16 and 21-23, 2012. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are now on sale. Seating in the Studio Theater is limited and tickets for Spence’s holiday shows sell quickly.

Armed with only a role-player's handbook and multi-sided dice, three modern day fantasy geeks are magically transported back in time and forced to save the kingdom of Nerdvana. From the beloved author of past season hit plays, All Greek To Me and Once Upon a Decade, you’ll laugh along with this original fantasy spoof performed by Beck Center's talented youth. Huzzah-Ha-Ha!

"Whether it's a medieval role-playing game or fantasy football, being a geek is not defined by what you love but by how much you love it." remarked Spence. "This comedy celebrates the geek in us all.” Spence has cast a variety of Beck Center students – actors, artists, dancers, and singers – who are currently enrolled in arts education classes. Going Medieval features a talented cast of 27 young actors ages 6 to 12 who have all joined together to present this hilarious spoof under Spence’s creative direction.

Start a new family tradition this holiday season and enjoy live theater at the Beck Center. Tickets are $10 for Children and $12 for Adults and may be purchased online at beckcenter.org or by calling 216.521.2540, ext. 10. Beck Center is located at 17801 Detroit Avenue in Lakewood. Free onsite parking is available. This production of Going Medieval: A Ye Olde Comedie is made possible by the generous support of Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture and the Ohio Arts Council.

Beck Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that offers professional theater productions, arts education programming in dance, music, theater, visual arts, early childhood, and creative arts therapies, and gallery exhibits featuring regional artists. For more information about Beck Center, visit beckcenter.org.


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