Events for Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Teen Book Yak & Movie Snack

Alice through the Looking Glass

Enjoy the Book – Watch the Movie! Alice returns to Wonderland after finding success in the real world as a ship's captain, only to discover that the Mad Hatter is suffering from severe depression.

The film runs 113 minutes and is rated PG. For more information, please email eenglish@mplonline.org.


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Location: Mobile Public Library, Moorer/Spring Hill Branch

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Baker Theatre Department Presents: Jungalbook

Jungalbook by Edward Mast adapted from Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. Directed by Eric C. Browne // Costumes by Anna Merchant. Limited seating.  Please arrive early to secure a ticket or see a BHS Theatre Representative to Pre- Order. For group group reservations or questions, contact ebrowne@mcpss.com 

Location: Baker High School Auditorium

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JJP: Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare’s most imaginative and exuberant comedies, contrasting two pairs of lovers in a witty and suspenseful battle of the sexes.  Love is in the air when Don Pedro’s army, drunk with victory from the war, descends upon Leonato’s country estate in Messina. Accompanying Don Pedro are two of his officers: Benedick and Claudio. While in Messina, Claudio falls for Leonato’s daughter Hero. Meanwhile, Benedick and Leonato’s lively niece Beatrice hide their mutual attraction behind a volley of witty insults.

The budding love between Claudio and Hero prompts Don Pedro to arrange with Leonato for a marriage. In the days leading up to the ceremony, Don Pedro, with the help of Leonato, Claudio and Hero, attempts to sport with Benedick and Beatrice in an effort to trick the two into falling in love. But their world is shattered when the villainous Don John, with the help of his allies Conrade and Borachio, plots against the happy couple, using his own form of trickery to try to destroy the marriage before it begins. Claudio, influenced by a scheming malcontent, levels a shocking accusation at Hero.  A linguistically challenged guard and his sidekicks uncover the plot, casting a beam of hopefulness in this tempestuous landscape of love.

Location: Joe Jefferson Players

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