Sunday, April 14, 2013


Kids Entertainment

Beastly Fun 

Castles, daring sword fights, magic spells – one show only May 5  

Submitted by Haley Smith, CACC


his is quirky interactive storytelling perfection! The “Nearly World Famous” DuffleBag Theatre returns for a fun-filled and hilariously spectacular show with Beauty and the Beast.

The classic love story jumps from the page to the stage, DuffleBag Theatre will enthrall audiences with this kooky adaptation on May 5 at 2 & 4 PM. Join Beauty on her journey as she tames the Beast; and experience a show full of fun, innovation, and participation that audiences (nearly) the world over have come to expect!

Beauty and the Beast marks an unprecedentedly successful third season for the Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society, and is the final presentation in the 2012/13

Kids’ Series. The famous tale garners a new twist as the players of Dufflebag invite children (and maybe even a parent!) onto the stage to play key characters in this high-energy fairytale event. This unpredictable performance is unlike the Disney adaptation we all know, so expect a hilarious romp for all ages and a truly unique theatrical experience where the dream of living in a fairy tale actually does come true!

The Duffle Bag Theatre Company has been wowing children all across Canada, the United States, and internationally since 1992 and is sure to also thrill audiences on May 5 at the Cultural Centre. Becoming one of the most celebrated companies at festivals and schools across the country, DuffleBag Theatre’s talented and quirky actors take on the retelling of original adaptations of select fairy tales and Shakespearean classics, while inserting wit and humor.

Performing a variety of shows from classic fairy tales like Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Rumplestiltskin, to classic stories such as Robin Hood, Peter Pan, and Dracula, The Duffle Bag Theatre Company puts on incredible shows that won’t soon be forgotten. The results are spontaneous, engaging, always hilarious and fun for the whole family!

Beauty and the Beast is generously sponsored by Platinum Sponsor Envision Financial.

Additional sponsors include the Chilliwack Progress, Sutton Showplace Realty, Best Western Rainbow Country Inn, Safeway Chilliwack, KPMG, Tim Hortons, Wagner Appliances LTD., Emil Anderson Construction, the City of Chilliwack, British Columbia Arts Council, the Province of British Columbia, and the Department of Canadian Heritage.

Beauty and the Beast is a topsy-turvy love story that provides comedic entertainment for all ages! Get your tickets early – tickets only $10 for a show you and your children will love.

Call the Centre Box Office at 604-391-SHOW(7469). Contact the Centre Box Office in person Mon-Fri, 9:30am-9:00pm, Sat & Sun, 9:30am-5:00pm or online at 


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