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SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPKIN is SOLD OUT!

ALL REMAINING PERFORMANCES OF SPOOKLEY ARE SOLD OUT!

SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPKIN

Sept 29 – Oct 29, 2017

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Stage play by Joe Troiano
Based on the film “Spookley the Square Pumpkin” by Joe Troiano and Tom Hughes and the book “The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin” by Joe Troiano.
Book & Lyrics by Joe Troiano.
Music composed and arranged by Jeffrey Zahn

© Holiday Hill Enterprises, LLC.

Age Recommendation:  All Ages

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All remaining performances of Spookley are SOLD OUT!

 PLEASE NOTE: Spookley the Square Pumpkin is GENERAL ADMISSION. The house opens 30 minutes prior to the perfomance start time. Arrive early for the most seating options. There will be a floor seating option for our small friends, and chairs available for those who need them. 


Catch it again or for the first time! Spookley the Square Pumpkin sprouts back into our Hopkins Jaycees Studio for an encore performance this autumn! When Spookley arrives in the pumpkin patch he is teased by all the other pumpkins because of his odd shape. Even after his new friends—the boisterous spiders Edgar, Allen and Poe—try to convince him to run for the Pick of the Patch contest, Spookley still isn’t sure he has what it takes. However, a threatening storm may just give Spookley the inspiration to discover his own worth. This imaginative puppetry extravaganza filled with memorable music will surely encourage you to “dare to be square!”

Spookley the Square Pumpkin and other elements © and TM ® Holiday Hills Enterprises, LLC. Songs © Toriano Zahn Music. All rights reserved.


RUN TIME

Approximately 1 hour with no intermission

CAST

in alphabetical order   –   Molly DiNardo (Farmhand & Leaf Puppeteer), Lynnea Doublette (Bobo), Sophie Farrell (Spookley), David Gamache (Big Tom & Little Tom), Ronan Guevara (Alan), Maia Hernandez (Edgar), Amy Horn (Farmhand & Pumpkin Puppeteer), Kate Lori (Farmhand), Sophia Markstrom (Farmhand & Pumpkin Puppeteer), Bridget Miller (Poe), Helena Moore (Mimi), Matt Ouren (Jack), Nolan Semsch (Farmhand), and Isabella Rose Wierson (Lala)

CREATIVE & PRODUCTION TEAM

Written by Joe Troiano, and the stage production 
Music composed and arranged by Jeffrey Zahn
Book and lyrics by Joe Troiano
Originally directed and conceived by Jeff Frank and First Stage. 
Based on the film “Spookley the Square Pumpkin” by Joe Troiano and Tom Hughes and the book “The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin”

STAGES THEATRE COMPANY ARTISTIC DIRECTOR – Sandy Boren-Barrett
DIRECTOR – Cody R. Braudt
MUSIC DIRECTOR – James  Lekatz
SCENIC & PUPPET DESIGNS – Brandon Kirkham
SOUND DESIGNER – Gretchen Katt
PRODUCTION MANAGER – Melanie Salmon-Peterson

STAFF-JUNIE-CodyBraudtCody Braudt (Director) – Cody is a director, writer, and designer for live performance and theatrical experiences. Spending much of his time in generative theatre settings across the country, Braudt has collaborated on critically acclaimed work with artists such as Jon Ferguson, Whit MacLaughlin, Randy Weiner, Alexander Demers, and Tony Award Winner Diane Paulus.  As a director, his work has been seen at Stages Theatre Company, CREA Theatre Project, The Riley-Jacques Barn, The Depot Coffee House, The CalArts New Works Festival, The Trailer Trash Project, The CalArts Coffeehouse Theater, and the Shank Black Box Theater at La Jolla Playhouse. In 2013, Braudt worked along-side New York City’s finest directors, designers, producers, chefs, and artist on the creation of Queen of the Night (an intimate reimagining of The Magic Flute) at The Paramount Hotel in Times Square. The production was hailed by The New York Times as “A Circus of Intimate Sensation”.

 

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SHOW BACKGROUND

JOE TROIANOJOE TROIANO (AUTHOR) – Joe Troiano is the award winning author of more than a dozen children’s books including: The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin; Spookley the Square Pumpkin, A Family to be Thankful For; The Legend of Mistletoe and The Christmas Kittens; The Legend of JellyBean and the Unbreakable Egg; The Legend of Beacon the Bright Little Firefly; Spookley’s Costume Party; Spookley’s Colors and Numbers; Halloween Fun with Spookley the Square Pumpkin; It’s Halloween with Spookley the Square Pumpkin; It’s Your Cloud; and The Legend of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Joe is also an accomplished lyricist, having written songs for film, records, and television. In addition, Joe co-wrote the script and songs for the animated musical: Spookley the Square Pumpkin.

JEFF ZAHNJEFFREY ZAHN (COMPOSER) – Jeffrey Zahn is a specialist in the world of kid’s music and TV. He has supervised the music for over 50 TV series and has composed over 400 songs for TV and Film. He has produced projects for: The Backstreet Boys, Wyclef Jean, Ray Charles, Ziggy Marley, Art Garfunkel, Taj Mahal, Debra Harry, Celine Dion, Josh Redmon, and Yo Yo Ma.

*Image taken from www.jeffzahnmusic.com

DATES & TIMES

Sept 29 – Oct 29, 2017

Fri 9/29 7 PM
Sat 9/30 1 PM & 7 PM
Sun 10/1 2 PM

Wed 10/4 10 AM & 12:30 PM
Thu 10/5 10 AM & 12:30 PM
Fri 10/6 10 AM & 7 PM
Sat 10/7 10 AM & 1 PM
Sun 10/8 2 PM & 4:30 PM

Wed 10/11 10 AM & 12:30 PM
Thu 10/12 10 AM & 12:30 PM
Fri 10/13 10 AM & 7 PM
Sat 10/14 10 AM & 1 PM
Sun 10/15 2 PM & 4:30 PM

Tue 10/17 10am
Wed 10/18 10 AM & 12:30 PM
Thu 10/19 10 AM & 12:30 PM
Fri 10/20 10 AM & 12:30 PM
Sat 10/21 10 AM & 1 PM
Sun 10/22 2 PM

Wed 10/25 10 AM & 12:30 PM
Thu 10/26 10 AM & 12:30 PM
Fri 10/27 10 AM & 7 PM
Sat 10/28 10 AM & 1 PM
Sun 10/29 2 PM

ACCESSIBLE PERFORMANCES

  • Sunday, 9/24/17 at 2pm – Pay What You Can Performance
  • Saturday, 10/7/17 at 10am – Sensory-Friendly Performance

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