Spring Send-Off features The Mysteries of Harris Burdick May 30 & 31

BPA Theatre School presents Spring Send-Off
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
May 30 & 31: Thursday & Friday @ 7:00 p.m.
at Bainbridge Performing Arts

Students, ages 8 – 14 present The Mysteries of Harris Burdick in BPA Theatre School’s Spring Send-Off. Harris Burdick wrote 14 stories and drew many pictures for each one. One day he took a single picture from each story to Peter Wender’s office at a popular children’s book publisher. Mr. Wenders was fascinated by the pictures and asked Mr. Burdick to return the next day so he could read the stories. Mr. Burdick left the pictures and promised to return, but this is where the mystery begins. Harris Burdick did not return. Despite years of searching and detective work, Mr. Wenders was never able to locate a trace of the missing author. Based on Burdick’s artwork, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick – a collection of three original scripts by Bainbridge playwright Miranda Ray, will deliver a surprising trio of possible endings.

Don’t miss BPA Theatre School’s Spring Send-Off at BPA on Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets, $10 for adults, and $5 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers, may be purchased online at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org, by phone at 206.842.8569 or in person at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. BPA Box Office hours are 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and one hour prior to each performance.

BPA is supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation, the City of Bainbridge Island, and One Call for All. Bainbridge Performing Arts is pleased to offer an “Open Doors” program. Free and reduced-cost tickets to most events are available to community members in need through our partner Helpline House thanks to a grant from the Mabee Family Foundation. Please contact the BPA Box Office at 206.842.8569 or Helpline House to reserve tickets today.

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