Arts & Entertainment

Pushcart Players Brings "Cuentos Del Arbol" to Dreamcatcher as Part of Stages Festival Mar. 16

February 27, 2014 at 2:01 PM

SUMMIT, NJ - The New Jersey Theatre Alliance will present Pushcart Player’s production of "Cuentos Del Arbol" (Tree Tales) at Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre on March 16 at The Oakes Center.

This event is part of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s Stages Festival, the state’s largest annual theatre festival, that provides discounted and free theatre performances, workshops, and events for all ages throughout the month of March.  The play is recommended for Spanish, English or Bi-lingual audiences of any age.  This performance, which begins at 2 p.m., is free of charge, however reservations are required.
The Stages Festival is a statewide program offering free and discounted tickets to performances, workshops, classes and events at the states professional theatres, partner performing arts centers, as well as libraries, schools, senior centers and museums.  The program was developed to encourage New Jersey’s residents to attend their local professional theatres by making the experience affordable, accessible and fun.  All across the state, patrons will receive free and discounted tickets to over 100 performances and special events, including classes, and workshops for all ages.  Since its inception 17 years ago, the program has served over 80,000 people. 
 
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at the Oakes Center, will host the award-winning Pushcart Players for this special one-day event.  The Pushcart Players, based in Verona, provide educational programming and entertainment for young audiences and their families statewide and nationally. 'Cuentos Del Arbol' encompasses four charming stories drawn from Spanish and Latin-American folklore, and provides a splendid celebration of musical theatre.
 
Reservations are required for 'Cuentos Del Arbol'.  To secure them, or for further information regarding the programs, call 908 / 514-9654, or email info@dreamcatcherrep.org.  The Oakes Center is located at 120 Morris Avenue.

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