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The New Jersey Theatre Alliance and Burlington County Library will present Centenary Stage Company’s production of If You Give a Pig a Pancake on Saturday, March 16th at 2:00pm. This event is part of The Stages Festival, an annual statewide program that provides discounted and free theatre performances, workshops and events throughout the month of March.  This performance will be Free.

From the repertoire of Laura Numeroff, If You Give A Pig a Pancake follows the enterprising journey of a young girl who accommodates the demands of a quirky piglet after eating pancakes. Their adventure is an escapade which becomes embroiled in taking a bubble bath, a little tap dance, taking a photo, mailing a letter, building a tree house, and of course, going back for more pancakes.

The Stages Festival is a statewide event offering free and discounted tickets to performances, workshops, classes and events at the states professional theatres, partner performing arts centers, as well as in non-tradition venues like libraries, schools, senior centers and museums.  The program was developed to encourage New Jersey’s residents to attend their local professional theatres by making the experience affordable, accessible and fun. 

All across the state, patrons will receive free and discounted tickets to over 100 performances and special events, including classes, and workshops for all ages.  Since its inception in 1998, the program has served over 80,000 people. 

This event is offered free of charge, and reservations are necessary for this event.  For more information, or to make a reservation, call 609-267-9660Burlington County Library is located at 5 Pioneer Boulevard, in Westampton, NJ 08060 .  To receive a full schedule of events for The Stages Festival please visit www.stagesfestival.org.

Founded in 1981, the New Jersey Theatre Alliance is the first statewide organization for professional, not-for-profit theatre companies in the United States, and is a leader in developing model programs that foster collaboration, cooperation and audience development. The Alliance provides member theatres and arts patrons a wide range of supportive services and programs, assists member theatres in their growth and development – as well as in the promotion of their programs – helping them reach their full potential. For arts patrons, the Alliance provides a variety of services to enhance their theatre-going experience. 

The Stages Festival is a co-sponsored project of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.  Additional program sponsors are Bank of America and The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey.

Events in Burlington and Ocean County are made possible by the generous support of The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey.

Additional program support has been provided by The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The Hidden Ponds Foundation, The HMS Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, The F. M. Kirby Foundation, Prudential Foundation and Springpoint Senior Living Foundation and The Victoria Foundation.

Discover Jersey Arts is our marketing partner. Visit www.JerseyArts.com for more information about other arts programming happening around the Garden State.


 

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