The Marvelous Land of Oz Opens November 27, 2009

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis opens The Marvelous Land of Oz on Friday, November 27, 2009; the performance runs through January 3, 2010. This Indianapolis museum is designed specially for Indianapolis kids, complete with the Lilly Theatre where stories come to life. Tickets for this Indianapolis theatre production at the Lilly Theatre are included with the price of admission to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

Based on the story by L. Frank Baum and adapted for the stage by Tess Bridal, The Marvelous Land of Oz brings to life the land of Oz two years after Dorothy’s whirlwind visit. This sequel to The Wizard of Oz features the familiar cast of characters including the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodsman and the Good Witch Glinda. In addition, the tale follows the stories of a whole host of new characters including the Woggle Bug, Jack Pumpkinhead, Tip and Princess Ozma. Come take part in the adventures of these colorful characters.

As the new ruler of the Emerald City, the Scarecrow was doing just fine. That is until he was driven out by General Jinjur and her all girl army. With the help of his friends, the Tin Woodsman, Tip and Jack Pumpkinhead, the Scarecrow must try to restore peace to the land of Oz. Watch as the characters you already know and love continue the adventure in The Marvelous Land of Oz.

School performances are December 1-4, 8-11, 15-17 at 10:30 am and 11:30 am. Public Performances are November 27 and 28 at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm, November 29, December 5 and 6, 12 and 13, 18-20, 22 and 23, 26 and 27, December 29 through January 3 all at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. On December 24 there will be an 11:30 performance only. For hearing impaired patrons, the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis offers American Sign Language interpreted performances on December 9 at 10:00 am and December 12 at 1:00 pm.

Members of the Children’s Musuem of Indianapolis can reserve tickets for any performance up to 48 hours in advance by calling 317.334.4000. Limit ten tickets per household. Otherwise, museum patrons can simply turn up at the box office on the day of their performance to get tickets. Remember the ticket price is included in general admission to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

Introduce your children to a classic or continue their love of an old favorite this holiday season with The Marvelous Land of Oz at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. For more information about this and other Indianapolis events happening at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, visit their website. This Indianapolis performing arts group is perfect for engaging the young thespian in us all!

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The Marvelous Land of Oz
November 27, 2009 through January 3, 2010

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
3000 N Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46208

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