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Powers New Voices Festival
The Tale of Despereaux

Photo Credits

(from left) Edred Utomi, Jacque Wilke, Joy Osmanski, Kevin Hafso-Koppman, and Samantha Quan in peerless, 2016 New Voices Festival. Photo by Douglas Gates.

Powers New Voices Festival The Tale of Despereaux

Summary

The Tale of Despereaux

By PigPen Theatre Co.
Directed by on the novel by Kate DiCamillo and the Universal Picture animated film

Sunday, January 14 at 3:00 p.m.

PigPen Theatre Co. returns to San Diego with The Tale of Despereaux after wowing Globe audiences last season with The Old Man and The Old Moon. This acclaimed company brings their inventive, musical style to this magical modern fairytale. Once upon a time in the faraway kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse who dreamed of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for his lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on a noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness. The Tale of Despereaux is a theatrical, musical enchantment based on the novel by Kate DiCamillo and the Universal Pictures animated motion picture.

This performance is full, and no more tickets are available.  A line for standby seating will form 30 minutes before each performance of the Powers New Voices Festival.  Based on ticket-holder attendance, those standing in the standby line may be seated.  Seating is based on seat availability and is not guaranteed.  Latecomers with tickets are also not guaranteed admittance.