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Rainbow Fish The Musical Swims To Manasquan

January 27, 2009

Where: Algonquin Arts Theatre
When: Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 3 pm
Ticket Price: Adults/Seniors/Students-$15 Children-$12
Box Office: 732-528-9211 or

Presented by ArtsPower
Executive Producers Gary W. Blackman and Mark A. Blackman

Manasquan, NJ - Algonquin Arts Theatre will be featuring the fun-filled musical version of Marcus Pfister�s best-selling children�s book, The Rainbow Fish, on Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 3 pm. This must-see performance, presented by ArtsPower, is bound to be enjoyed by both the young and the young-at-heart, as has been the case for the past three years that Algonquin Arts has featured this show.

Last year Manasquan Elementary school teachers rated this performance as excellent: �Great singing, very dynamic performances, and the children were very engaged.� When asked about the educational value of the performance, the teachers said that the children learned about �the concept of sharing and giving and the feeling of joy when helping others.�

According to Executive Producer Gary Blackman, �The Rainbow Fish at first appealed to us because of its unusual holographic illustrations. We knew that look would be a hit with children, so we tried to capture it onstage. Our challenge was to make a beautiful set while still stressing the idea that the most precious things are to be found on the inside. Ultimately, I believe we succeeded in this goal.�

Tickets to see The Rainbow Fish are $15 for adults/seniors/students and $12 for children. To reserve seats or obtain more information, contact the box office at 732-528-9211 or [email protected]. More information can also be accessed at Box office hours are Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Algonquin Arts is conveniently located at 173 Main Street in downtown Manasquan, NJ.

Algonquin Arts was founded in 1992 as a nonprofit organization to provide cultural enrichment and educational enhancement of the highest quality for the residents of New Jersey�s central region. Programming of Algonquin Arts is made possible as a result of the continued philanthropic support of private citizens and organizations such as New Jersey State Council on the Arts, OceanFirst Foundation, New Jersey Cultural Trust, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, PNC Foundation, Manasquan Savings Bank, Woman�s Club of Brielle, Bank of America, Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation, Investors Savings Bank Charitable Fund, Verizon Foundation, Janice & Jules Plangere III, as well as many generous individuals and local businesses.