The Barter Players Classic Theatre
Great Expectations/The Giver

The Barter Players Classic Theatre
Great Expectations/The Giver

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THE BARTER PLAYERS CLASSIC THEATRE
GREAT EXPECTATIONS/THE GIVER
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

(For Middle and High School students only)

*Choose one of the two available performances*

Based on the novel by Charles Dickens

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

9:00 Performance only
Tickets: $5
ALHAMBRA THEATRE

After a chance encounter in a graveyard with an escaped convict, the young orphan Pip begins a journey that takes him from his impoverished village to life as a London gentleman. Along the way, he meets the eccentric Miss Havisham and her ward, the beautiful, haughty Estella, with whom he falls in love. Determined to prove he is worthy of her, Pip strives to meet his great expectations.


Based on the award winning book by Lois Lowry

THE GIVER

12:30 Performance only
Tickets: $5
ALHAMBRA THEATRE
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Jonas’ world is under control and safe. There is no war or fear or pain. There are also no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. But when Jonas turns 12, he is chosen for special training from The Giver—to receive and keep the memories of the community. Now Jonas will learn the truth about life—and the hypocrisy of his safe world. Through this astonishing and moving adaptation, discover what it means to grow up, to grow wise, and to take control of your own destiny.