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The Phantom Tollbooth

Presented ByFamily Series
When/WhereSunday, Jan 27, 2019 2:00pmCenter for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus

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Enchantment Theatre Company

The beloved and inventive childhood classic book, The Phantom Tollbooth, is brought to life in an original stage adaption. Norton Juster’s original story begins with Milo, who is very bored until a tollbooth mysteriously appears in his room. He decides to drive his toy car through it, and everything changes! Once on the other side, Milo is thrilled to find a fantastical world where he is welcomed, and his help is desperately needed. Using puppets, masks, magic, inventive scenic effects, and original music, Enchantment Theatre Company recreates Milo’s adventures as he travels the Lands Beyond in his exciting quest to rescue Princesses Rhyme and Reason. “A masterful fusion of engaging storytelling with the performing and visual arts, which appeals to all of the senses, stimulates intuitive thinking and captivates adults and children alike.” (DC Metro Theater Arts)

Recommended for ages 6-11; Grades 1-6

Tickets: $15 Adults / $10 Children

Federal Government Shutdown Offer: We are currently offering $5 tickets to federal employees for this performance. Simply present your Federal Government employment I.D. at the ticket office and get up to 2 discounted tickets. Discount is limited to two tickets per Federal I.D. Valid for new purchases only. Subject to availability.

Come early to check out the Center for the Arts' own Word Wagon! Just like in The Phantom Tollbooth, you can use the letters in the cart to spell your favorite words or invent creative new words!