‘Charlotte's Web' musical performance is March 7

| 29 Sep 2011 | 02:33

SUSSEX — The New Jersey Theatre Alliance and Tri-State Actors Theater will present Tri-State’s Summer Intern production of “Charlotte’s Web,” the musical, on Saturday, March 7 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. This performance is part of the 12th annual Family Week at the Theatre and the Stages Festival, a statewide event that provides discounted and free theatre performances for families during the first week of March, and continues with low-cost events for all ages throughout the month. Joseph Robinette, a national award-winning children’s playwright, has adapted award-winning author E.B. White’s book for the stage with music and lyrics by Charles Strouse. White considered the book a story of “friendship and salvation on a farm,” basing his story on his own love for animals on his family farm in Maine. Family Week at the Theatre is an annual statewide event offering free and discounted tickets to attendees, and was developed “to encourage families to attend professional theatre together by making the experience affordable, educational and exciting,” said organizers. Tickets prices are $10 for adults and one child free with each paying adult; and $8 for children age 11 and under. For more information or to order tickets, call the box office at 973 875-2950. The theater is located at 74 Main St. in Sussex. To receive a full schedule of events for “Family Week at the Theatre” (March 4 to 11) and “The Stages Festival” (March 11 to 31), visit www.familyweek.com.