Magical Theatre Company, Northeast Ohio’s professional resident and touring theatre for young audiences and families, is bringing its traveling show to the Akron Civic Theatre. Larger than Life: American Tall Tales will be presented one afternoon only on January 14th at 2:30pm.
What happens when an old medicine show comes to your town? They break into a rousing collection of some of the greatest American tall tales and legends such as Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Johnny Appleseed, Wiley & the Hairy Man, among others. Even a few songs and gags to make it even taller.
Directed by Dennis O’Connell, this original production commissioned by Magical Theatre Company and written by company member, Adam Hoffman. The cast includes the professional company of actors including Hoffman himself, Amanda Kidd, Deb Lemire, and Mark Ross.