The new musical version of Mark Twain’s beloved story of adventure and misadventure, “The Prince and the Pauper,” makes its west coast premier at Tacoma Musical Playhouse’s Theatre for Young Audiences.
This is a fanciful tale of Prince Edward, King Henry VIII’s son and heir, meeting with street urchin Tom Canty. The two find that they are identical in appearance, decide to exchange clothing on a lark, which turns into dangerous and adventurous repercussions for each of the youngsters.
Though written specifically for children, Director Pauls Macs has cast this lively musical production with proven TMP regulars to ensure an excellent theatrical experience for young and old alike.
Liam Loughridge is the Prince and Harrison Devlin is the Pauper; also in the cast are Cameron Brown, Brynn Garrett, Brittany Griffins, Brian Loughridge, Michael McLaren, Lark Moore, Angela Morgan, Sophia Pearson and Stephen Walker.
There are only six performances of the production: Saturday, April 26, at 11am and 2 pm, Sunday, April 27, at 2 pm; the following week, Saturday, May 3, at 11am and 2 pm and Sunday, May 4, at 2 pm
Ticket prices vary from $10 to $15 and may be purchased at the TMP box office at 7116 Sixth Ave., just east of Jackson, phone number, (253) 565-6867 or go online to www.tmp.org.
Find a new experience in theatre with an old-time friend at Tacoma Musical Playhouse’s production of “The Prince and the Pauper.”