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Children of the Corn
May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Children of the Grim
By Billy Butler
Directed and produced by Bitter Pill
Bitter Pill is back at the Players Ring Theatre with a brand new theatrical presentation for the first time in four years since their bloody successful production of William Shakespeare’s, “Titus Andronicus Musicus” in 2018.
“Children of the Grim,” is a neo-gothic musical staging of original and traditional children’s stories, nursery rhymes, and folk songs. Suitable for macabre children of all ages, Bitter Pill uses classic story-telling, puppetry, theatre, multi-media, and music to create a unique theatrical experience. Stories and songs from 17th century nursery rhymes, Mother Goose, Brothers Grimm, Kafka and Kipling as well as brand new original tunes. “Children of the Grim” is a sardonic alternative to the usual sugar-coated children’s theatre and the Bitter Pill ensemble is just weird enough to engage all ages.
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm
Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm
Our neighbor “Puddle Dock” restaurant is offering a 10% discount on food and free parking to Players’ Ring patrons! Visit their website to reserve, and present your ticket when you ask for your check.
General Admission: $28
Seniors (65+): $25
This show is included in our subscription packages.
Directed by Billy Butler
Stage Managed by Gina Bowker
Lighting Design: Bretton Reis
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