FLINT — Flint Repertory Theatre presents “THE LITTLE PRINCE,” Adapted by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar, Based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Performances begin Dec. 14 and run through Dec. 23. Tickets are now on sale.
In the middle of the Sahara Desert, a stranded aviator meets the Little Prince, who hails from a small, faraway asteroid. Their dreamlike journey unfolds across a universe sparking our imaginations along the way. The Little Prince teaches the aviator how to laugh, cry, and love again. This holiday classic for all ages, reminds us “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.”
This new physical theatre version of the play, based on the enduring French Children’s book, is directed by Alex Bodine and features Scenic Design by Andrew Licout, Costume Design by Adam Dill (The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe), Lighting Design by Alexander Ridgers (Last Stop on Market Street), Sound Design by Tom Whalen (Flint).
The cast includes: Emily Hart-Lopez, Dalton Hartwell (The Geranium on the Windowsill Just Died But Teacher You Went Right On), Joshua Popa and Brandon A. Wright (The Wiz).
Performances are: Dec. 14 at 7 p.m., Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. December 21 at 7 p.m., Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Dec. 23 at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for teens & seniors and $8 for college students (College Student Rush Rate with valid I.D., one hour prior to a performance). Genesee County Residents receive a 30 percent discount on public performances and subscriptions.
Tickets may be purchased through The Ticket Center at 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint, 810.237.7333 or through www.FlintRep.org. — G.G.