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By Sarah Corbin
When my son was 3, Go Dog Go was his favorite. We went through months where this wonderful book by P.D. Eastman had to be read numerous times each night before bed.
I can't think of a better family excuse to support local theater than to see this book in live action! I can't wait.
Magic Tree Bookstore is helping to support Open Door Repertory Theater too. If you purchase a copy of the book Go Dog Go while attending the production, a portion of that sale goes right back to Open Door, allowing them to "continue adding more children's productions to their repetoire."
If you don't own the book already, you'll want a copy for your kids.
It's a perfect grouping of kid fun, community support and local shopping. It just doesn't get much better than that for this Oak Park mom.
Check out this short video from the Village of Oak Park. And go see the production this weekend. Say hi to my family too, we'll be sitting up front.
Go Dog Go
Directed by Nicole Raidl
Musical Direction / Accompanist: David Kornfeld
Kristi Parker-Barnhart, Travis Barnhart, J. Preddie Predmore, Sharayah Kay, John Robinson, Wesley Schilling
Adapted by Allison Gregory and Steven Dietz
Adapted from the book Go, Dog, Go! by P.D. Eastman
Music Composed by Michael Koerner
"Do You Like My Hat?" lyrics by Michael Koerner
"Do you ever wonder what dogs do all day? Based on the Timeless book by P.D. Eastman,
you are about to find out it's not all naps and walks! Discover a joyous world where
dogs throw parties, go to work and even drive cars. The spirit of the book is brought
to life in a whirl of color and music that will remind children and adults alike that
fun is found in everything we do.
Saturdays: March 15, 22, 29 and April 5, 2014 at 10:30am and 1:30pm
Sundays: March 16, 23, 30 and April 6, 2014 at 1:30pm
General Admission – $16
Seniors (60+) – $13
Children (12 and under) – $9
For Tickets or Information: 708.342.0810
or check out their website: www.opendoorrep.org
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