Overcast   48.0F  |  Forecast »

The Jungle Book Kids Stage Show at Marquis Theatre in Northville

A children delighting version of the classic book comes to live Aug. 6-Sept. 23, 2012 at this popular Oakland County theater venue for families

Bring your family to take a peek into life in the jungle and see all of the crazy fun that happens inside! The historic Marquis Theatre in Northville presents a children's stage version of The Jungle Book, Aug. 6-Sept. 23, 2012. The production follows Mowgli, a boy who grows up in the jungle amongst the animals in his search of finding where he belongs.

This children's theater troupe has prepared its own adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's original stories from 1894. It will include some recognizable elements from the popular animated Disney movie. You'll hear the familiar tunes, but with a fresh new spin. There are about 16 people in the cast, and it features performers of a variety of ages, including an adult, as well as kids ages 8-15.

The set includes hand-painted backdrops and set pieces, bushes and trees. Most of the colorful costumes are custom-made, including Kaa's – the slithering snake who wears a bright green, glittery get-up. The big wise bear, Baloo, wears an equally big and also furry outfit and headpiece. All of the costumes fun, so they're not too scary for little kids.

This engaging show includes fun choreography and singing, as well as audience involvement. It plays at 10:30 a.m. Mondays-Friday, and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Tickets are $8.50 for the public. They can be purchased from the theater's box office Monday-Friday and just before show time. You also can purchase tickets over the phone using Visa or MasterCard. The show is not intended for children under the age of 3.

For more information about the production of The Jungle Book at Marquis theatre in Northville, check out the Metro Parent listing.

Add your comment:
Advertisement

More »Latest Articles & Blog Posts

Craft Roundup for Earth Day Fun

Craft Roundup for Earth Day Fun

Repurpose stuff around the house with these family DIY projects, including a jewelry pom-pom box, cereal box gift bags – even a cool makeover for old balloons.

Living Room Spring Cleaning Checklist

Living Room Spring Cleaning Checklist

It's a formal spot in the house – mainly used for entertaining – that gets less foot traffic on a daily basis. This also means it's easier to clean! Get the scoop here.

Bathroom Spring Cleaning Checklist

Bathroom Spring Cleaning Checklist

Haven't kept up on scrubbing your tub or shower? Now is the time to clean up this much-used space – with these helpful tips.

Basement Spring Cleaning Checklist

Basement Spring Cleaning Checklist

Whether it's leftover holiday decor or old toys, this spot in your home becomes the catchall for your family's stuff. Organize it this season with these tips.

Garage Spring Cleaning Checklist

Garage Spring Cleaning Checklist

You just don't park your car there! This space does serious double duty as family storage space. Get everyone involved in cleaning it up with these tips.

Office Spring Cleaning Checklist

Office Spring Cleaning Checklist

It’s filled with papers, old files and tons of stuff to toss. Get started with these tips for organizing your home office.

Bedroom Spring Cleaning Checklist

Bedroom Spring Cleaning Checklist

Ah, sleep. Busy families definitely need a good night's rest after a long day, so why not spruce up your sleep space? We've got tips for you to use!

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement