ArtsPower Theater to present 'Laura Ingalls Wilder' children’s play Oct. 8

Sept. 18, 2009

ArtsPower National Theater will present “Laura Ingalls Wilder” Thursday, Oct. 8 at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the Center for Faith and Life.

The performance by the professional touring theater company is directed towards children grades two to six. Tickets are $3.50 with priority given to area schools.

For tickets call the Luther College Box Office at (563) 387-1293 or email phillibr@luther.edu. School performance tickets are not available for purchase online.

After area schools have completed their ticket purchases, remaining tickets will be made available to the community.

ArtsPower portrays the life of Wilder through an adventurous musical, “Laura Ingalls Wilder,” that tells the tale of the childhood of the legendary American writer. The 60-minute play follows Wilder as her family travels across the frontier.

The Ingalls family faces obstacles such as scarlet fever and eviction but remains tightly bonded.   

ArtsPower is a nonprofit organization that presents professional theater for young and family audiences.

The organization presents more than 1,000 performances yearly and has performed in 47 states.

For more information on ArtsPower, visit their website at http://artspower.org.

Other performances to be presented in the Luther College Center Stage Series School Performance Package include “Are You Ready My Sister?” and “Henry and Mudge.”