High Point, NC–Vital Theatre Company’s hit family production Angelina BallerinaThe Musicalwill be presented at the High Point Theatre for a single live performance as part of its Passport to Entertainment series. The show, with book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Ben Morss, and direction and choreography by Sam Viverito, is based on the famous dancing mouseling and her friends created by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. Angelina Ballerina The Musicaltakes the stage Tues., Mar. 17, at 6:30 pm.

Single live performance is set at the High Point Theatre Tues., Mar. 17

In Angelina Ballerina: The Musical, Angelina and her friends, Alice, Gracie, AZ, and Viki, under the direction of instructor, Ms. Mimi, will perform dance of all types, including hip-hop, modern, Irish jig, and of course, ballet. Featured in the cast are Elizabeth Bays (Vicki), David Dines (A.Z. Mouse), Bobby Eddy (Dad), Meghan Ginley (Miss Mimi), Sierra Key (Alice), Hannah Mount (Angelina), Anna Novak (Serena Silvertail) and Rachel Peterson (Gracie).

Vital Theatre Company is dedicated to producing entertaining and educational theatre for young audiences. Located on New York City’s Upper West Side, they commission three to five new musicals for children each season. Since its founding in 1999, Vital has been honored with numerous awards and received high acclaim from audiences and critics alike for introducing youngsters to live theatre. Now entering its 20th anniversary season, the company has presented over 75 original productions for over 300,000 children and their families.

HIT Entertainment is one of the world’s leading children’s entertainment producers and rights owners. HIT Entertainment is a division of Fisher-Price, with a portfolio including properties such as Barney®Thomas & Friends®Bob the Builder®Fireman Sam®Angelina Ballerina®Pingu®, Rainbow Magic®, and Mike the Knight. Launched in 1989, HIT’s lines of business span television and video production, publishing, content distribution, consumer products licensing, digital media, and live events.

“Angelina Ballerina is a beloved children’s classic, a story that encourages little ones to follow their dreams,” says High Point Theatre Director David Briggs. “The experience of seeing the story actually come to life is sure toleave a lasting impression for years to come on young and old alike!” All tickets are $10, available by calling the theatre box office at (336) 887-3001 or online at www.highpointtheatre.com.

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 About High Point Theatre

Owned and operated by the City of High Point, the High Point Theatre is conveniently located within the International Home Furnishings Center at the corner of Commerce Avenue and Hamilton Street in High Point. The Theatre features an elegant 965-seat auditorium with continental style seating, three exhibition galleries for meetings, displays, and receptions, and free parking.

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