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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Free Tickets to Local Plays and Performances Ready for Check Out on January 8

Use your Longview Public Library card to check out tickets to Stageworks NW, and Columbia Theatre for FREE! The Culture Card program has tickets available for checkout starting January 8 for these upcoming shows:

Stageworks Northwest, Longview Theater:

Maybe This Time – February 7th – February 16th (2020)

A comedy-drama about searching for the perfect mate in the online, app-driven world. First dates have become interesting in and of themselves because of the dynamics of two strangers meeting and trying to make a good impression. Maybe This Time explores this new approach to dating, the things we tell ourselves, and the things we tell others. *Comedy/Drama - Rated PG-13 – Mild sexual references

Euripides’ Trojan Women – February 21st – March 8th (2020)

The Trojan Women touches on darker, universal themes that can be seen in modern society. The story is influenced by the events of the Trojan War and its aftermath. It centers around the women and children survivors who are now hopelessly reduced to slavery and exploitation. Although written almost 2500 years ago, the play explores the darker nature of humanity created by unspeakable horrors of war and is still relevant to the events we see today. *Drama - Rated PG-13 – Adult themes

The Columbia Theatre: Celtic Illusion – Wednesday, March 4th (2020) Cleverly fusing electrifying modern Irish Dance with mind-blowing magic and grand illusions, the spectacular stage show has now returned to Australian stages for limited tour,

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bigger and better than ever. With incredible new choreography, spellbinding magic, heart-racing music and a sensory experience like no other, audiences will be kept on the edge of their seats and left wanting more.

Catapult Dance – Friday, March 20 (2020) Catapult is, technically, a shadow dance company. What it really is: a theatrical art form that is an amazingly imaginative combination of dance, story-telling, and sculpture. An America’s Got Talent finalist from Season 8!

Longview-Kelso Community Concert Association:

Sail On (Beach Boys Tribute) – Friday, February 14 (2020)

Sail On brings a young look and authentic sound reminiscent of the original Beach Boys during the prime of their career. The group’s harmonies capture the sound of the iconic band and transport the audience to the beach for an evening of memories and Fun, Fun, Fun. Energetic and youthful tribute to “America’s band.”

Sons of Serendip – Sunday, March 29 (2020)

Sons of Serendip create beautiful music through the use of harp, piano, cello and voice. This Billboard charting quartet is gaining popularity since appearing on season 9 of America’s Got Talent as finalists. Their program is a fresh mix of emotionally expressive popular music, engaging stories, and audience participation. Musical serendipity.

LCC Center Stage Theatre:

Number the Stars – February 28 – March 7 (2020)

During the German occupation of Denmark during World War II, the Nazis closed down Jewish-owned businesses and began to round up the Jews for relocation to concentration camps. Danish freedom fighters of all ages risked everything in daring attempts to smuggle the entire Jewish population across the sea to Sweden and safety. In this stirring play, young Annemarie risks everything to help her friend Ellen Rosen escape. But will the 10-year-old girl have the courage and ingenuity to succeed and escape capture herself? Based on Lois Lowry’s national best seller and Newbery Award winning juvenile novel of World War II.

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Tickets for these shows will be available to check out beginning January 8 and are limited and first come first served. Patrons over 18 can checkout one pair of tickets for free per calendar year. Come to the main floor desk or call 442-5300 with your library card number ready to check out your tickets today. See the complete rules and restrictions at http://www.longviewlibrary.org/tickets.php.

The Culture Card program has been made possible through generous donations from the Longview Library Foundation, and through collaborative partnerships with Stageworks Northwest Longview Theatre,Columbia Theatre, LCC Center Stage Theatre, and the Longview-Kelso Community Concert Association.

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