The Edmond Sun

January 25, 2013

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Children’s Theatre presents ‘Treasure Island’


Special to The Sun

OKLA. CITY — Oklahoma Children’s Theatre and Oklahoma City University present “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by James DeVita. “Treasure Island” is a spine-tingling adventure about treachery, treasure and a young man’s rite of passage. This production is jam packed with exciting scallywag combat and pirate adventures.

Performance times are Jan. 31 through Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Kirkpatrick Auditorium at the Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center at OCU. For ticket information call the Box Office at 951-0011 or visit the company’s website at oklahomachildrenstheatre.org.

The show is directed by Lyn Adams, and fight choreography is by Kevin Asselin.

Asselin is a member of the Actors Equity Association and is a certified Actor Combatant with the Fight Directors of Canada and the Society of American Fight Directors.

The show is recommended for ages 5-13.

This production is sponsored by, The Inasmuch Foundation, Allied Arts and the Oklahoma Arts Council. Oklahoma Children’s Theatre has been awarded a grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council to assist in the funding of this production. Through the state appropriations and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Oklahoma Arts Council funds more than 1,200 events annually with an estimated total attendance of more than 3.5 million statewide.