By E. Gray Simons III
Directed by Elizabeth London
Original Music by Clayton Colwell
Starring Chelsey Lynn Alfredo, Max King, Carly Schneider, Andrew Way & Lauren Wright
PINOCCHIO, originally written by Carlo Collodi, was adapted by E. Gray Simons III and premiered at the Berkshire Theatre Group in July 2012 with the Acting Apprentice Company on The Neil Ellenoff Stage, Kate Maguire, Artistic Director.
In this faithful adaptation of the classic Italian folk tale by Carlo Collodi, a poor yet kind-hearted wood carver named Geppetto creates a puppet called Pinocchio from a magical piece of wood. After misbehaving and running away, Pinocchio meets a cast of colorful characters who lead him further astray through thrilling misadventures. But, with the help of the Blue Fairy and the Spirit of the Cricket, he resolves to find Geppetto and fulfill his dream of becoming a real boy. PINOCCHIO is an enchanting story that's sure to entertain audience members of all ages.