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See Buntport Theatre’s swashbuckling STARS performance ‘Ode to an Ode’

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Travel into the world of poetry with famed poet and swordsman Cyrano de Bergerac — a man with a nose for trouble and just the right words to make it all work out in the end — when The Buntport Theatre brings “Ode to an Ode" to the Vilar Performing Arts Center.
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What: The Buntport Theatre’s “Ode to an Ode.”

When: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5.

Where: Vilar Performing Arts Center, 68 Avondale Lane, Beaver Creek.

Cost: $11 for children and $14 for adults.

More information: Tickets are on sale now at the VPAC Box Office, by calling 970-845-8497 or at http://www.vilarpac.org.

BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center continues its annual Supporting the Arts Reaching Students series with The Buntport Theatre’s “Ode to an Ode” today at 12:30 p.m. This play is recommended for children in second through fifth grades.

The Buntport Theatre is Colorado’s most highly acclaimed theater, with rave reviews throughout the region and the country. The accomplished theater troupe also features actor-designer-director Erik Edborg, who grew up in the Vail Valley. Edborg and his creative team of troubadours return to Beaver Creek with the action-packed, hilarious and swashbuckling adventure “Ode to an Ode.”

POWER OF POETRY



Travel into the world of poetry with famed poet and swordsman Cyrano de Bergerac — a man with a nose for trouble and the right words to make it all work out in the end. Classic poems find their feet in this imaginative, onstage ode to how choosing the right words can make all the difference.

The performance connects with curriculums in poetry, writing, iambic pentameter, classic literature, language and communication skills.



ABOUT THE STARS PROGRAM

The Buntport Theatre’s “Ode to an Ode” is the final STARS performance of the winter series, which featured 11 shows in total. STARS performances are offered to promote artistic, educational and cultural enrichment for students from schools in Eagle County, with daytime shows at the Vilar Performing Arts Center and in-school workshops.

Each year, the Vail Valley Foundation and Vilar Performing Arts Center offer free transportation and tickets to more than 6,000 Eagle County students to provide them with the thrill of live performing arts.



Single tickets are available for each STARS performance and can be booked directly through the Vilar Performing Arts Center Box Office by calling 970-845-8497 or going online at http://www.vilarpac.org.


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