Fun and Laughter at Mahaiwe
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center kicks off its August schedule with Magic Tree House Free Fun Friday on Friday, August 2, 10 to 3, and with a performance by comedian and New York Times-bestselling author Rita Rudner on Sunday, August 4 at 7.
Magic Tree House Free Fun Friday will include a program and related activities celebrating Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House, internationally bestselling children’s book series, with a tribute to the magic of reading, at 11 and again at 1, that involves a captivating performance by characters Jack and Annie, audience participation, and original songs, with sign language interpretation. There will also be arts and crafts, movement explorations, and Spanish-language activities. The author will be in attendance.
Rita Rudner is one of the country’s top comedians, a New York Times bestselling author, and an award-winning television personality, screenwriter, playwright, Broadway dancer, and actress. She is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. She was named Las Vegas Comedian Of The Year nine years in a row.
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is located in Great Barrington, Mass., at 14 Castle Street. For more information, call 413-528-0100 or visit mahaiwe.org.