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What to Do in NYC This Weekend: LAST Chance for WANDA’s MONSTER w/LAURIE BERKNER; Plus A Meet & Greet

It’s the last weekend to catch the hit family musical, WANDA’s MONSTER featuring the music of Laurie Berkner, plus this weekend you can meet Laurie live and in the flesh at a special benefit performance on Saturday, May 11th at 2pm.

Making Books Sing presents WANDA’S MONSTER, The Musical

Music and Lyrics byLaurie Berkner

Book byBarbara Zinn Krieger

Directed by Adrienne Kapstein

 

Based on “Wanda’s Monster” by Eileen Spinelli with illustrations by Nancy Hayashi

The 50 minute musical was a top pick in New York Magazine, New York Family, Time Out New York Kids and Mommy Poppins as well.
Sat, May 11 at 2pm performance – following will be a benefit performance with tickets for $100 (includes live performance by Laurie Berkner – after the performance, WANDA’S MONSTER performance (at 2pm) and meet and greet with Laurie and refreshments) to benefit Making Books Sing.

 Sat. & Sun. @ 11am & 2pm

 

ABOUT: Wanda, a spunky 5 year old with a vivid imagination, is convinced there’s a monster in her closet. With Granny’s encouragement, Wanda befriends “Monster,” thus turning a potentially fearful situation into a lesson in acceptance and friendship. The 50-minute is filled with catchy new songs from children’s music star Laurie Berkner and featuring “Monster Boogie,” one of her all time hits, Wanda’s Monster will delight 4-8 year olds and their parents too!

WANDA’S MONSTER THE MUSICAL marks the first collaboration between Making Books Sing and Laurie Berkner, the popular children’s singer/songwriter. NOTE: Laurie Berkner will NOT be performing in Wanda’s Monster, but we hope you enjoy her new songs!

Check out Laurie speaking about being apart of WANDA’S MONSTER, The Musical on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O95BxAEKthc

Read the New York Times review: http://theater.nytimes.com/2013/04/25/theater/reviews/wandas-monster-with-laurie-berkners-tunes-at-theater-3.html?_r=0&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1368032939-bYrT2LXxkvid48he51hCnQ

 Tickets: Adults – $20 | Children – $15

Tickets on sale now!

www.makingbookssing.org or 646-250-1178 – Group rates available.

Theater 3

311 West 43rd Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10036

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