‘The Princess and the Peas’ to Explore What it Means to Be a Princess at Heritage Center

Jan 6, 2020

DUBUQUE, Iowa – University of Dubuque Heritage Center closes its 2019-2020 Live at Heritage Center Family Series with The Princess and the Peas, performed by Lexington Children’s Theatre, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, in John and Alice Butler Hall.

WHAT:            The Princess and the Peas, Live at Heritage Center Family Series

WHEN:            2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9

WHERE:          John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque

TICKETS:        UD Students: $5; UD Faculty/Staff: $11; Alumni, Parents of Current UD Students, Military, and Veterans: $13; General Public: $15; Non-UD Students and Children: $9; Children 3 and Under: $4 lap seat available with purchase of an adult ticket

In The Princess and the Peas, princess loves strong characters who zip through space and jump buildings with a single bound. But one thing she can’t stand is her name – Princess. Princesses can’t be superheroes ... can they? Join Heritage Center for this modern retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen classic tale by Vivian Snipes, artistic director of Lexington Children’s Theatre, to learn what it means to be SUPER and what it means to be a princess.

The performance is approximately 60 minutes in length. There will be an opportunity to meet performers in the lobby following show.

A Family 4-pack is available, which admits two adults and two children to the performance for $29.

Tickets for The Princess and The Peas can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Farber Box Office, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque, 2255 Bennett Street; by phone at 563.585.SHOW; or online at www.dbq.edu/heritagecenter.

Celebrate The Princess and The Peas before the show with “Page to Stage,” an interactive program that provides free activities inspired by Family Series performances, at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Carnegie-Stout Public Library. Activities for children ages 4 to 8 will include a retelling of the fairy tale, decorating a pea pillow, and more. Participants will also receive one free children’s admission for The Princess and the Peas. Register for “Page to Stage” at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us or 563.589.4225, ext. 2228.