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The School Around Us Production of Archie and the Wallflower by Kevin Stone
Christ Church
Kennebunk, ME
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This clever comedy gets two green thumbs up!  The New Leaf Greenhouse is facing foreclosure, but owner Filmore Potts and his employees are busy with other matters  from hosting a garden party for the uppity Butterfly Club to dealing with an explosive experiment concocted by Nate, the resident scientist.  To make the day even more volatile, Ivy has concocted a love potion to win over Pete, who barely notices her.  Wouldnt you know?  The pitcher containing the secret love tonic looks just like Nates new plant-growth formula as well as the Butterfly Clubs lemonade, resulting in a jumble of unrequited love triangles, unnatural vegetation and one disastrous garden party!  Ivy is green with envy when Pete instantly falls for Polly, the wallflower who only talks to the plants, while the nerdy Nate drank the wrong lemonade and now wont let Ivy be.  In the midst of the chaos, Archie  a talking flower played by a puppeteer  is "born."  Archie and Polly become fast friends, and Archie gets a chance to teach her how to open up and "blossom" to help her express her feelings for Nate.  Theres an unexpected twist waiting behind every corner in this unique comedy that adds depth to its slapstick humor with a touch of genuine pathos, some witty wordplay and a lot of heart.

School Around Us students and teachers are immersed in a theater unit for 6 weeks every spring.  Children actively gain skills in literacy, collaboration, confidence, self-esteem, creative expression, time management, communication, commitment, and so much more!

Archie and the Wallflower by Kevin Stone is produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Englewood, Colorado.

Tickets & Info:

~We have 3 performances:
       Thursday evening, April 11 @ 7pm
       Friday evening, April 12 @ 7pm
       Saturday matinee, April 13 @ 2pm
~Doors open 45 minutes before each performance.
~Parking can be found in the lot behind the church and another lot cross the street from the church, along both Elm Street and Dane Street, and on Main Street in Kennebunk.
~All seating is general admission.
~Refreshments will be available during intermission.
~If you need to make any changes to your reservation call Brown Paper Tickets Customer
       Service 24/7 at 1-800-838-3006
~Our SAU performances have sold out in the past so reserve your seats soon!

School Around Us wishes to thank Christ Church for providing the venue our theater program and to our Platinum Sponsor, Prime Ford Saco, for their support!
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Location

Christ Church (View)
6 Dane Street
Kennebunk, ME 04043
United States


Categories

Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Other > Family-Friendly

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: School Around Us
On BPT Since: Mar 20, 2017
 
School Around Us
207-967-3143
info@schoolaroundus.org
www.schoolaroundus.org
 


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