The local cast features Pinocchio, the Blue Fairy, Jiminy Cricket, the villainous Fox and the mischievous Cat. Also featured are Puppets, Pinocchio's tough friend, Candlewick, and Candlewick's Crew. To complete the ensemble, there will be Urchins, School Kids, and the masterfully crafted Toys. Some local participants will have even served as Assistant Directors throughout the week.
The Missoula Children's Theatre residency in Ouray County is presented locally by Weehawken Creative Arts with key funding provided by The Box Canyon Lodge, the Ouray County Players, the Ouray Chalet Inn, Ouray Liquors and James E. Link II, PC. Additionally this show has been very generously supported The Ouray Comfort Inn, Schalla Jewelers, The Historic Western Hotel, Ouray Mountain Sports, The Artisan Bakery, Best Western Twin Peaks Lodge and Hot Springs, Blackford’s Welding and Construction, Buckskin Booksellers, The Coachlight, Duckett’s AG Market, Western Slpe Accounting, Apteka Liquors, Khristopher’s Culinarie, Land Form Design, North Moon Gallery, Wildflower Boutique and The Blue Pear.
Pinocchio will be presented in two shows, 1 and 6 p.m., at the Wright Opera House in Ouray. Tickets are $5 each and are available at the door. The show is wonderfully appropriate and enjoyable to audiences of all ages – bring your friends and family as the children will gobble-up the opportunity to perform in front of a lively and enthusiastic audience.
For more information, call Weehawken Creative Arts at 318-0150 or visit www.weehawkenarts.org