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AOTQ: Home Port and Grumbling Gryphons Traveling Children’s Theatre

August 24, 2019

Arts on the Quad returns! Pack your blanket or lawn chairs and find your perfect spot for viewing. This summer the series hosts a variety of speakers and activities paired with live performances that celebrate the Museum’s diverse exhibitions. You’re invited to bring your own picnic and non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar and concession snacks will be available.

In the event of rain, performances will take place in a covered location on the Museum grounds. Rain location seating is limited and on a first-come first-served basis. Check our website for updates.

Suggested donation (members and non-members): $10

Saturday, August 24: Home Port

5 p.m.: Children ages 6 and older can take part in a FREE pre-show dramatic workshop by Grumbling Gryphons Traveling Children’s Theatre, then perform in the 6:30 show (The Myth of Persephone) using the theatrical skills they learn! Parents are welcome too. Reservations are required for the workshop (but not for the 6:30 p.m. show!), which begins at 5 p.m. Please call in advance with the total number of people: 860.572.5331.

6:30 p.m.: Children of all ages will enjoy The Myth of Persephone presented by Grumbling Gryphons Traveling Children’s Theater. Founded in 1980, Grumbling Gryphons celebrates 39 years of bringing quality performances and educational workshops to audiences throughout the world. Artistic Director Leslie Elias is a 2018 Connecticut Arts Hero & received The Northwest CT Arts Council’s 2018 CultureMAX Award for Arts Educator.

Home Port in the P.R. Mallory Building will be free and open to the public between 5 and 8 p.m.