The PlayGround Theatre. Inanna and the Huluppu Tree

From Nov 12th through Dec 20th, 2009.

Before Zeus and the Olympians, there was Inanna. Continuing her commitment to create new and adventurous theatrical fare for young children, Artistic Director Stephanie Ansin brings one of the worlds oldest stories to life. Journey back 4,000 years with Inanna and the Huluppu Tree and experience the interactive story of Inanna, the great mythical goddess with her own very unique set of problems.

In describing the four thousand year old Sumerian legend of the great goddess, Scientific American declares, “It is Inanna, the oldest story of all we know, who alone spans the whole of mythic life.” Written by Ansin and Fernando Calzadilla as Inanna and the Huluppu Tree for ages 8 and up, the story celebrates the victory of the young goddess who restores harmony to a city ravaged by ceaseless storms and displaced deities. Directed by Ansin, set, costume, and lighting design are by Calzadilla, original music and sound design by Luciano Stazzone, choreography by Octavio Campos, specialty props, masks, and puppets by Jim Hammond, with aerial choreography and training by Ileigh Reynolds.

Inanna and the Huluppu Tree opens at The PlayGround Theatre on Thursday, November 12th at 10:00 a.m. Additional performances Friday, November 13th at 110:00 a.m.; Saturday November 14th and Sunday, November 15 at 2pm; Tuesday, November 17-Friday, November 20th at 10:00 a.m.; Saturday, November 21st and Sunday, November 22nd at 2:00 p.m.; Tuesday November 24th and Wednesday, November 25 at 10am; Tuesday, December 1-Friday, December 4th, at 10:00 a.m.; Saturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 6th at 2:00 p.m.; Tuesday, December 8th and Friday, December 11th at 10:00 a.m.; Saturday, December 12th and Sunday, December 13th at 2:00 p.m.; Tuesday, December 15th -Thursday, December 17th at 10:00 a.m; Saturday, December 19th and Sunday December 20th at 2:00 p.m.

*Sunday, December 13 at 2pm is a TIP (Theatre Inclusion Program) Performance bringing the magic of live theatre to children and adults with disabilities. This public performance is sign interpreted, open captioned, and has audio description.

The PlayGround Theatre
9806 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami Shores, FL 33138
305.751.9550
www.theplaygroundtheatre.com

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