My Father's Dragon

State Theatre of Ithaca and Enchantment Theatre Company Presents

My Father's Dragon

Sun · October 8, 2017

Doors: 2:00 pm / Show: 3:00 pm

$5.00 - $15.00

This event is all ages

Using puppets, masks, inventive scenic effects and original music, Enchantment Theatre Company is delighted to bring you the story of a compassionate and courageous young boy and his unlikely friendship with a splendid yellow and blue striped dragon. 

Meet local Author Ruth Stiles Gannett at the show! 

Part of The Tompkins Trust Company and CSP Management Family Series and is sponsored by Northeast Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ithaca Community Childcare Center, Hotel Ithaca, Ithaca Times and Family Reading Partnership

My Father's Dragon
My Father's Dragon
Enchantment Theatre Company is thrilled to announce its newest touring production, My Father’s Dragon, based on the beloved book series by Ruth Stiles Gannett. In collaboration with the author and in celebration of the book’s 70th Anniversary we are delighted to bring these enchanting books to life.

When nine-year old Elmer Elevator hears about a baby dragon who is held captive by the ferocious animals of Wild Island, he sets off on an adventure to rescue the dragon and return him home. With the help of his friend the Alley Cat, Elmer packs everything he thinks he’ll need – including chewing gum, two-dozen lollipops, seven hair ribbons and a box of rubber bands! With pluck and ingenuity Elmer makes his way to the Island, outwits the wild animals and saves Boris, the dragon. But can they find their way back home? As they travel over the ocean they get lost in a storm and discover a magical island of escaped canaries. The resourceful Elmer helps the canaries overcome their “curiosity disease” and uncover a stash of hidden riches. With bags of gold and the canaries’ blessings, the dauntless duo at last returns home.

With talking animals, a daring rescue, a flying dragon, buried treasure and lots of humor throughout, this fabulous adventure is brought to the stage in Enchantment Theatre’s distinctive style. Using puppets, masks, inventive scenic effects and original music, Enchantment Theatre Company is delighted to bring you the story of a compassionate and courageous young boy and his unlikely friendship with a splendid yellow and blue striped dragon.
Venue Information:
State Theatre of Ithaca
107 West State St.
Ithaca, NY, 14850
http://www.stateofithaca.com/