Humpty Dumpty makes theatre debut May 5
By University Children's Theatre Productions
Posted: 04/29/2011
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“Humpty Dumpty’s Dish,” an original play penned by a UTPA student, offers children and families a creative an interactive experience.

Written by senior theatre student Charlie Palacios, “Humpty Dumpty’s Dish” is a story that echoes current news.

The Royal Chef Humpty Dumpty tries to keep the Kingdom’s dwarves from banishment. Queen Ada, willful and malicious, is determined to make sure all dwarves are kicked out of the kingdom.

Humpty Dumpty recognizes the worth of all. With his creativity, he makes sure the Queen sees them as worthy citizens as well.

The performances will be held at Albert L. Jeffers Theatre in the Communication Arts and Sciences Building on the corner of University Drive and Sugar Road on May 5-6, 7 p.m., May 7, 2 and 7 p.m., and May 8 at 2 p.m.

The actors, which include children and college students, will perform the 10 roles in the play. The play is only one-act, written by Palacios as part of his Children’s Theatre Theory class. General admission seating is $3 per person.

The University Theatre Box Office opens one hour prior to each performance. For reservations or more information, call the Box Office at (956) 665-3581.