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World Premiere for Children’s Show Set for Sept. 28

Arthur Live!
9/24/2007 —

The world premiere of Arthur Tricks the Tooth Fairy, an all new children’s show, opens the Broadway series at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (Pullo Center) at Penn State York Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  This show is being created in York with set building, rehearsals, and the opening taking place at the Pullo Center and then it’s off on a national tour.   Special reading sessions for children are set prior to the performances on Sept 29. at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Penn State York’s Lee R. Glatfelter Library.  Tickets for the show are $23 and $16 and are on sale now.

The story for the show features Arthur the aardvark, of PBS fame, who receives a visit from the Tooth Fairy when he looses his first tooth.   Arthur’s little sister,

D. W. is jealous and devises a plan to tick the Tooth Fairy.  The live show, 90-minutes in length, features 10 original songs along with music from the Arthur television series.  The television series as well as this new stage show are based on the Arthur book series which is illustrated and written by Marc Brown.   Brown also plays an integral role in the storyline of this new production.

For more information about The Pullo Family Performing Arts Center’s season or to order tickets, visit www.pullocenter.psu.edu or call 717-505-8900. Tickets are on sale about two months prior to the show except for those interested in the new flex package option - purchase three or more shows and save at least 10 percent and get tickets at any time for any show. The Pullo Center is a state-of-the-art, 1,016-seat theatre, with full production capabilities and audience amenities offering the best features of large theatres in an intimate setting.  

Season sponsors for the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center are WHP CBS-21, CW 15, and The York Newspaper Company.

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