Yum! Family Series Program and Stage One Family Theatre are thrilled to kick off the 65th season of theater for young audiences with the literary classic Ferdinand the Bull.
A young reader’s tale brought to life! With Spanish influences, Ferdinand the Bull is a musical infused with Spanish language, music, dance and art! “Ferdy” is an easy-going, flower-loving bull, whose best friend, the star-struck pig Cochina, takes them to Madrid. There, Ferdy meets the unhappy Danilo, a boy torn between his own dreams and his father's desires. Their dramatic encounter has a happy ending that shows how important it is to be true to one's self. Ferdinand the Bull will be playing October 15 & 22 at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. in the Bomhard Theater of The Kentucky Center.
This fun loving musical is based on the book The Story of Ferdinand, by celebrated children’s author Munro Leaf, and is celebrating 75 years in print. The story was adapted to a short film in 1938 by Walt Disney, which won the Oscar for Best Short Subject (cartoons). A feature length film has recently been announced by 20th Century Fox. The book also made a cameo in the film The Blind Side.
To purchase tickets contact The Kentucky Center Box Office at 502.584.7777, 800.775.7777, 502.562.0730 (TTY), or online at www.KentuckyCenter.org. Tickets are $12.75, group discounts are also available. Audio Description, Caption Theater, and ASL Interpretation (with 2 weeks notice) is available for the 11 am performance on October 22. Please make reservations when ordering tickets for the best seating options. Services are provided through outreach efforts from the Kentucky Center for the Arts. If you would like more information about accessible seating, assistive listening, Audio Description, Caption Theater, ASL or alternative format print materials before purchasing your tickets, please contact 502.498.2436. Program is subject to change.
Stage One is a member of the Greater Louisville Fund for the Arts. The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, supports Stage One Children's Theatre with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, who believes a great nation deserves great art. Stage One’s season is sponsored by YUM! Family Series Program.
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