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LOS ANGELES, CA: Louise Reichlin & Dancers presents "The Patchwork Girl of Oz"

LOS ANGELES, CA: Louise Reichlin & Dancers presents "The Patchwork Girl of Oz"

Company:

Louise Reichlin & Dancers / LA Choreographers & Dancers

Location:

Barnsdall Gallery Theatre

Dates:

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 2:00pm daily through October 20, 2019

Tickets:

https://lachoreographersanddancers-patchworkgirl.brownpapertickets.com

Company:
Louise Reichlin & Dancers / LA Choreographers & Dancers

Celebrating 40 years of presenting soulful and imaginative dance that takes audience members on their own journey of self-discovery, Louise Reichlin & Dancers/ Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers presents an inspiring family-friendly weekend filled with dance and multimedia on Saturday and Sunday, October 19 & 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., featuring the award-winning dance/multimedia narrated production of The Patchwork Girl of Oz.

The Patchwork Girl of Oz is based on the L. Frank Baum (author of the Wizard of Oz) book of 1913. This magical modern-day fable includes vivid costumes, interaction, music and multimedia sets. The Land of Oz comes to life with dazzle and spectacular dance and presents an intriguing interactive journey into the land of Oz – one that ignites imaginations of young and old alike. In this adapted narrated story, the dance follows characters from the "Wizard of Oz" and introduce new ones – like the exuberant title character the Patchwork Girl. Another new character, Ogo, a sheltered youngster, sees his Uncle turned into a marble rock, and must make friends and work with others to bring him to life again. This production is appropriate for all ages from tiny ones to discriminating grandparents. Although known as stories for the young, L. Frank Baum was way ahead of his time, with super strong female characters, diversity as part of his storyline, and advanced technology - he has Glinda, Sorcerous of the South, invent wireless technology at the beginning of the story- and this was in 1913!

The Patchwork Girl of Oz takes place on Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $16 general admission; $8 for children 12 and under.

Barnsdall Gallery Theatre @ Barnsdall Art Park is located at 4800 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA 90027. Free public parking in upper or lower lot. For tickets and information, call 800-838-3006 or click here.

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