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The Child’s Frightful Fantasy – a children’s opera food & fundraiser
December 8, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - December 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Beaverton-based Ping & Woof Opera joins forces with Portland’s multi-disciplinary performing arts ensemble Necessity Arts Collective to support a local cause. Instead of paying admission to view this performance, we invite our audience to bring non-perishable food items or make financial contributions to Oregon Food Bank. All proceeds from performances of The Child’s Frightful Fantasy will go directly to Oregon Food Bank.
December 8, 2017 – 4:00 Beaverton Library (12375 SW 5th Street, Beaverton 97005)
December 9, 2017 – 2:00 Cedar Hills United Church of Christ (11695 SW Park Way, Beaverton 97225)
December 10, 2017 – 12:30 Portland Children’s Museum (4015 SW Canyon Road, Portland 97221)
December 10, 2017 – 4:00 St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church (6300 SW Nicol Road, Portland 97223)
About the show:
When an angry child defies his mother, destroys his room, and tortures his animal friends instead of finishing his homework, the broken furniture, wounded pets, and even disgruntled Mr. Arithmetic himself decide to teach the boy a lesson! The twenty characters in this whimsical opera are imaginatively portrayed here by just five singers. Best of all, children (and the young-at-heart) in the audience can join the performance as a sing-a-long chorus. With the aid of puppets and a design inspired by American pop-art icon Roy Lichtenstein, this production will surely delight children, parents and teachers alike.