The NeverEnding Story
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An epic tale of wonder where reality and fantasy intertwine
Imagination, family, and friendship are celebrated in Magical Theatre Company’s holiday production The NeverEnding Story. The play is based on the 1979 children’s novel that explores the waning of youthful imagination in our modern world. “The holidays are a magical and nostalgic time of year, and The NeverEnding Story is the perfect way to celebrate with family and friends,” said director Holly Barkdoll. A 1984 movie of the same name has become a multi-generational favorite; the movie’s hit theme song was recently featured in the popular Netflix show Stranger Things.
Magical Theatre’s production captures the wonderment of childhood by utilizing the towering creations of master puppet maker Mark Jenks of Cleveland. His works of art have previously been seen in many past Magical productions including Prancer, Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, BFG, and Sleepy Hollow. For Magical Theatre, Jenks has created Falkor the flying luck dragon, Morla the giant talkingView more
Friday, December 6 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 7 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 8 2:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.
Friday, December 13 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 14 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 15 2:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.
Tickets are $15 and $17 per seat. Opening night tickets are $17 and $19 per seat and include a post-performance reception. Tickets are available online at www.magicaltheatre.org or by calling 330.848.3708.
Most enjoyed by families with children ages 8 and up
All performances are held at the beautifully restored Park Theatre 565 W. Tuscarawas Ave. Barberton, OH 44203
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Tickets for Friday, December 6 are $17 and $19 and include an opening night post-performance reception. Tickets for all other performances are $15 and $17.
565 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton, OH 44203
Free parking on the street, as well as between 2nd and 3rd Streets (across from McDonald’s), and on Wooster Rd West, behind Alexander Commons.