On Your Marks, Get Set, GO! "The Hare and the Tortoise" Comes to Marin Theatre Company

February 14, 2017

Hare & TortoisePhoto: Jeff Berlin/Marin Theatre Company

On your marks, get set, GO! As part of it ongoing Family Series, Marin Theatre Company brings the spirit of sportsmanship, friendship, and living in the moment to its magical production of Brendan Murray’s Hare & Tortoise. The third production in MTC's Family Series, Hare & Tortoise features slow and steady Tortoise versus speedy and impatient Hare, who race to understand that determination and will for success truly matter in life.

Directed by MTC’s Director of Theatre for Youth and Communities Courtney Helen Grile, this light hearted and fun-filled production will have little ones and their parents cheering for both Hare and Tortoise to succeed in their journey. The excitement and warmth of this classic tale will have the audience’s hearts racing for an encore. Tortoise & Hare stars Lizzie Calogero, last seen in MTC's 2015 production of The Little Prince, as Tortoise and Kenny Toll, who performed in MTC's production of The Jungle Book, as Hare.

Matinee performances take place Saturday, February 25 and March 4 at 10 am, 12:30, and 3 pm and Sunday, February 26 and March 5 at 10 am and 12:30 pm. Running time is approximately 30 minutes, and the show is appropriate for ages 4 to 8.

Tickets cost $22 for adults and $18 for children. Discounts available for seniors, teens, military families, Bay Area teachers, and groups of 7 or more. Order tickets by calling the box office at (415) 388-5208 or visiting marintheatre.org. Marin Theatre Company is located in Mill Valley at 397 Miller Avenue in Mill Valley.