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    Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

    Presented by at Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

    September 26-October 10, 2009

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    Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

    It’s cold outside, and the cows deserve better!  Main Street Theater Theater for Youth presents Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, based on the hilariously witty bookbook by Doreen Cronin, and adapted for the stage by James E. Grote.  Music by George Howe.  Lyrics by George Howe and James E. Grote.  Directed by Meghan C. Hakes. 

    FAMILY PERFORMANCES: Saturdays, September 26 and...

    It’s cold outside, and the cows deserve better!  Main Street Theater Theater for Youth presents Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, based on the hilariously witty bookbook by Doreen Cronin, and adapted for the stage by James E. Grote.  Music by George Howe.  Lyrics by George Howe and James E. Grote.  Directed by Meghan C. Hakes. 

    FAMILY PERFORMANCES: Saturdays, September 26 and October 3 & 10, 2009 at 1pm and 4pm.  SCHOOL MATINEES: September 21 – October 16, 2009, Monday – Friday at 9:30am, 11:00am and 12:30pm.

    Click, clack, moo. Click, clack, moo. Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type! Not only that, but they’re cold out there in the barn – and they’re smart, too… When Farmer Brown starts getting typed notes from the cows about wanting electric blankets – he dismisses them out of hand. But when the animals go on strike, and he can’t get any milk or even any eggs from his hen, he’s got to reconsider!

    Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type is a marvelously delightful story about teamwork, ingenuity, and striving for what you believe!

    About Author Doreen Cronin
    Doreen Cronin was an attorney in New York when her first book, Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type, was accepted for publication. Eventually she left the law altogether to write fulltime for children. After Click, Clack’s huge success, she again partnered with illustrator Betsy Lewin to write Giggle, Giggle, Quack. Her other works include Diary of a Worm, Duck for President, and Dooby, Dooby Moo, to name a few.

    Ms. Cronin was born in Queens and raised on Long Island. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University and St. John’s University School of Law. She currently resides in New York with her family.

    About Playwright James E. Grote
    Jim Grote has been a member of the artistic ensemble of Lifeline Theatre since 1999. Mr. Grote became a playwright for Lifeline in 2000 with his adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ The Silver Chair, which was named the best family show of that year by the Chicago Tribune. His other adaptations for the MainStage include The Piano Tuner (After Dark Award: Outstanding Production) and A Long Way from Chicago.

    For KidSeries at Lifeline, Mr. Grote has adapted Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type and Giggle, Giggle, Quack (featuring music by George Howe), as well as Duck for President, all based on the book series by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. He also adapted The Dirty Cowboy and Deep in the Jungle for Lifeline’s KidSeries.

    Outside of Lifeline, Mr. Grote has appeared in Everyman at Steppenwolf Theatre, The Secret of the Old Queen at Stage Left Theatre, and has toured with the National Theatre for Children, HealthWorks Theatre, and Windy City Gay Chorus. He has served as one of Lifeline’s artists-in-residence at Kilmer Elementary School, and he authors Lifeline’s KidSeries study guides.

    Mr. Grote is a graduate of Northwestern University.

    About the Production
    Meghan C. Hakes returns to MST as director after last season’s The Reluctant Dragon. The cast includes Rebecca Cansler, Alan Hall, Katie Harrison, Kathryn Noser, and Micah Stinson.

    The design team includes Jodi Bobrovsky (set design), Eric Marsh (lighting design), Liz Freese (costume design), Shawn W. St. John (sound design), and Richard Solis (properties design). Caroline Scott is the Production Stage Manager.

    Recommended for Pre-Kindergarten and up. Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) not allowed in the theater.


    Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

    4617 Montrose Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77006

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Public performances:
    Side Seating $10
    Preferred Seating $12

    Groups of 10 or more
    Side Seating $8
    Preferred Seating $10

    Groups of 50 or more
    Side Seating $7
    Preferred Seating $9

    School performances (Additional discounts for Title 1 Schools):
    All areas - $5.50 each


    General Day and Time Info:

    FAMILY PERFORMANCES:
    Saturdays,
    September 26 and October 3 & 10, 2009
    at 1pm and 4pm.

    SCHOOL MATINEES:
    September 21 – October 16, 2009,
    Monday – Friday
    at 9:30am, 11:00am and 12:30pm.


    Phone: (713) 524-6706

    Parking:

    Parking at Chelsea Market is easy. There is a large parking lot behind the center. Should that be full, a pass through halfway up on the right will take you to an additional surface lot as well as street parking on Chelsea. The entrance to the parking lot can be found on the north side of the building next to the O'Rourke's Steak House.

    Though parking at Chelsea Market is easy, getting there may be a challenge with the construction involved with the Soutwest Freeway Project. MST recommends that you allow plenty of time for detours and unexpected delays, as there is no late seating once the show starts.

    Arriving early and planning on lunch or an afternoon treat at a Montrose eatery may solve the traffic blues.

    From Highway 59 South (Kingwood)
    Take 59 South and exit Fannin (after you pass downtown). Stay on Fannin until you reach Binz. Turn right on Binz (Binz will turn into Bissonnet in front of the Museum of Fine Arts). Turn right onto Montrose. Go through the light at Banks. The theater is located on your right in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you cross over Hwy 59 you have gone too far!)

    From Highway 59 North (Sugarland)
    Take 59 North and exit Main Street. Turn Right on Main Street. Turn right on Bissonnet. Turn right onto Montrose. Go through the light at Banks. The theater is located on your right in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you cross over Hwy 59 you have gone too far!)

    From 45 South (The Woodlands)
    Take 45 South to Hwy 59 South. Exit Fannin. Stay on Fannin until you reach Binz. Turn right on Binz (Binz will turn into Bissonnet in front of the Museum of Fine Arts). Turn right onto Montrose. Go through the light at Banks. The theater is located on your right in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you cross over Hwy 59 you have gone too far!)

    From 45 North (Clear Lake/Galveston)
    Take 45 North to Hwy 59 South. Exit Fannin. Stay on Fannin until you reach Binz. Turn right on Binz (Binz will turn into Bissonnet in front of the Museum of Fine Arts). Turn right onto Montrose. Go through the light at Banks. The theater is located on your right in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you cross over Hwy 59 you have gone too far!)

    From I-10 East (Katy)
    Exit Studemont. Go right on Studemont. Studemont turns into Montrose. The theater is located between Richmond and Banks on the left in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you hit Bissonnet you have gone too far).

    From I-10 West (Beaumont)
    Exit Heights Blvd. Go to the traffic light at Heights Blvd. and U-turn under I-10. Continue on feeder road to Studemont and turn right (South). Studemont turns into Montrose. The theater is located between Richmond and Banks on the left in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you hit Bissonnet you have gone too far).

    **Please be aware that although you can see Main Street Theater at Chelsea Market from Hwy 59 there is no exit off of the freeway onto Montrose.

    From Main Street Theater in the Rice Village
    Turn right onto Kirby. Make a right on Bissonnet. Pass Shepherd and Greenbriar. Turn left onto Montrose. Go through the light at Banks. The theater is located on your right in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you cross over Hwy 59 you have gone too far!)



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