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'Pinkalicious' indulges audiences at Waveny Park

Published 11:54 am, Saturday, July 27, 2013
  • Caitlin White plays the lead role in "Pinkalicious The Musical," presented on weekends by the Summer Theatre of New Canaan at Waveny Park through Aug. 11. Photo: Contributed
    Caitlin White plays the lead role in "Pinkalicious The Musical," presented on weekends by the Summer Theatre of New Canaan at Waveny Park through Aug. 11. Photo: Contributed

 

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"Pinkalicious the Musical" -- the tale of a little girl with a big appetite for anything pink, especially cupcakes -- is now playing at Waveny Park, presented by the Summer Theatre of New Canaan.

As part of the young audience program, "Pinkalicious" will run in rotation with "The Cat in the Hat" and "The Little Mermaid Jr." "Pinkalicious" performances are scheduled weekends through Aug. 11.

Cupcake lovers age 3 and up will delight over Pinkalicious Pinkerton and her mischievous and pink ways. Mrs. Pinkerton makes pink cupcakes and Pinkalicious simply cannot get enough. When Pinkalicious eats one too many pink cupcakes, she catches a case of Pinkititis and turns pink from head to toe. It'll take the wisdom of her broccoli-eating little brother to help her get out of this predicament as she learns to eat her "green food."

The story displays many important lessons for young girls and boys, including the values of respect, kindness, moderation, self control, honesty and staying true to yourself. Pinkalicious learns that being yourself is the most important lesson of all.

Written by sisters Victoria and Elizabeth Kann, "Pinkalicious" features Caitlin White (Pinkalicious); Johann George (Peter/Bird); Allie Potenza, of New Canaan, (Allison/Dr. Wink/Butterfly); and Danielle Defassio (Mrs. Pinkerton/Butterfly).

The professional creative team includes Christian Libonati, of New Canaan, director; David Turner, music director; Devon Allen, lighting designer; Kialynn Byrd, set designer; Katie Oxman, of New Canaan, choreographer; Jim Hart, technical director; Orliv Nativ, costume designer; and Rachel Powers, stage manager.

All performances, rain or shine, are presented in the state-of-the-art open-air tent at Waveny Park with reserved seating plus stage-side and orchestra box dining, as well as open field seating and picnicking.

The tent opens one hour prior to each performance for picnics or dining at reserved tables, and the house opens 30 minutes prior to performance for regular ticket holders.

Reserved seating is available online and by phone or can be purchased at the box office one hour prior to curtain on performance days. Tickets range from $18 to $125.

For information or tickets, call 203-966-4634 or visit stonc.org.