Off Broadway Children's Theater will perform Disney's telling of "Cinderella" over the next two weekends.
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Monday, March 14, 2011
North Fulton's Off Broadway Children’s Theater will present the magical world of Disney’s "Cinderella" over the next two weekends. Taken from the movie screen to stage by a cast of talented kids from all over the North Fulton area, "Cinderella" gets an adorable twist. The kids - ages four through 12 - tell the timeless fairy tale by way of Disney's classic animated film adaptation. For those who don't know the story, Cinderella is endlessly mistreated by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters and denied a chance to go to the Royal Ball. But, with a little help from her mice friends and a lot of help from her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella goes to the ball, meets the Prince and falls in love! The Off Broadway Children's Theater production …
Hit hard by the recession, Kudzu Playhouse will be closing in January 2011.
On January 14th, 2011, Jeannie and Wally Hinds will lock the doors to the Kudzu Playhouse for the last time. Like many small businesses, the recession has been hard on the Kudzu Playhouse. According to Mr. Hinds, "It costs $7,000 each month to cover just the rent and utilities for the theater. We depend completely on donations and ticket sales to cover these expenses and, unfortunately, audiences have dwindled over the last couple of years as people look for ways to cut back." The Hinds have been passionately involved in the metro Atlanta community theater scene for over 20 years. Noticing the lack of quality productions available to audiences outside the perimeter, Jeannie and Wally decided to open the Kudzu Playhouse in Roswell Town …