Geronimo Stilton Takes The Stage at The REP
Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP) presents Geronimo Stilton: Mouse In Space (January 30 – March 5, 2017). This production is presented by supporting sponsors Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, and Florida Blue.
Villains are threatening New Mouse City, and the only hope is our reluctant hero, Geronimo Stilton! In this high-flying adventure, Geronimo Stilton is launched into space on a top-secret mission, but can he overcome his fears of heights, the dark, and confined spaces, and use his intelligence to save the day!? Based on the popular book series, this story takes Geronimo Stilton and his pals Thea, Trap, and Benjamin on the adventure of their rodent lives!
“Geronimo Stilton is the embodiment of all the core principles for which we strive”, says director Chris Armbrister. “The ability to laugh at ourselves and our fears, acceptance of others and their faults, the importance of education, the joy of helping others, being open-minded to diverse cultures, loyalty, truthfulness, respect, and the belief that teamwork is crucial to success. The adventures of Geronimo Stilton show us the world we dreamt of as children, and the world in which we all want our kids to grow up.”
Geronimo Stilton: Mouse In Space is based on an original idea by Elisabetta Dami and adapted for the stage by John Maclay. The stage production was originally commissioned by Oregon Children’s Theatre (Stan Foote, Artistic Director).
Geronimo Stilton: Mouse In Space is now playing Saturdays and Sundays from January 30 through March 5, 2017 at 2pm and 5:30pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for students, seniors (55+), and members of the military with valid ID, and $14 for the youth (ages 3 to 17).
The REP also offers special performances of Geronimo Stilton: Mouse In Space. A Sensory-Friendly presentation of Geronimo Stilton: Mouse In Space for children with autism or other sensory processing disorders and special needs is February 19 at 5:30pm. There is an ASL performance, translated by an American Sign Language Interpreter, on Monday, February 13 at 10:30am. Backstage Tours are offered on February 11 and 25 following the 5:30pm performance. Tickets are $5 per person and space is limited, so make sure you reserve your spot early in advance at the Box Office!
The cast stars Geronimo Stilton and includes Mason Criswell as Agent Double OK, Bradley Egan as Trap, Jillian Gizzi as Thea, Lexie Hoag as Suzy, Bryan Jager as Dr. Wicked Whiskers, Chris Rushing as a “friend of Geronimo Stilton”, Michael Thibodeau as Professor Astofur & Grandfather, and Jared Warren as Benjamin (understudied by Carson Revels). Geronimo Stilton: Mouse In Space is directed by Chris Armbrister with scenic design by Vandy Wood, costume design by Maggie Baker, lighting design by Eric Haugen, sounddesign by Anthony Narciso, props design by Tara Kromer, and stage management by Tiffany Lyn Meadows and assistant stage manager Stephanie Elliott.
All performances of Geronimo Stilton: Mouse In Space take place at Orlando Repertory Theatre, located at 1001 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803. Tickets may be purchased online, over the phone, or at the Box Office. Please visit www.orlandorep.com or call 407-896-7365 for more information.
About Orlando Repertory Theatre | Creating Moments That Matter – The REP is a professional theatre with a mission to create experiences that enlighten, entertain, and enrich families and young audiences. In addition to productions, The REP conducts community engagement initiatives. The award-winning REP Youth Academy provides classes and workshops for children, along with professional development opportunities to classroom teachers. Housed in a three theatre complex in Loch Haven Park, The REP is also home to the University of Central Florida’s MFA in Theatre for Young Audiences graduate program. The REP is Florida’s only professional theatre for young audiences.