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Producer:Matt Lundeen
Directors:Lily Grob & Laura Kirchner
Stage Manager:Kieran McFadden
Ages:6–12
Size:Maximum 24
Where: ACT, 115 Mass Ave
Meetings:9 AM – 4 PM
Monday through Friday
February 19th–23rd
Performance:Friday at 7PM
Cost:$275 due at registration

February Vacation Day Program 2018: February 19–23

Reduced program fees are available to those who require financial assistance. An application for reduced program fees must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the first meeting of a production or workshop to be considered. Please contact the treasurer for more information.

The Fantastic Mr. Fox

based on the book by Roald Dahl, Dramatized by Sally Reid

ACT is excited to offer another theatre filled vacation day program. Led by our experienced teen directors, we will go from casting on Monday through staging, set design and costume selection straight through to the big performance on Friday evening with plenty of fun along the way.

This year we are extending the camp day in order to take on a more ambitious production. Camp will run from 9 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday.

Please note that payment is due in full at registration. Payment is fully refundable before January 18th, and 75% refundable through February 1st. No refunds are possible after February 1st.

About the Show

The Fantastic Mr. Fox

"Boggis and Bunce and Bean/One fat, one short, one lean/These horrible crooks/So different in looks/Were nonetheless equally mean." And so begins another enchanting Roald Dahl tale concerning the extraordinary adventures of three nasty farmers, two curious creatures, a family of foxes, and our hero—a most fantastic fellow! Your audience will be fascinated as they watch Boggis, the (enormously fat!) chicken farmer; Bunce, the (pot-bellied dwarf) duck-and-goose farmer; and Bean the (thin) turkey-and-apple farmer, attempt to foil the efforts of Mr. Fox and his friends—the Badgers, the Moles, the Rabbits and the Weasels. And then, of course, they'll be held in suspense as the animals unwittingly trap themselves in Bean's Secret Cider Cellar—much to the displeasure of Rat (a rude creature) and all appear doomed. In the end, they'll cheer as Mr. Fox provides a glorious feast for each and every one—and gives rise to Mrs. Fox's proclamation that "My husband is one fantastic fox!" Certainly this show is lively and suspenseful and we're sure you will also find it a whole lot of fun!


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