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    The Hobbit

    Presented by at Wheelock Family Theatre

    October 25 - November 24, 2013


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    The Hobbit

    Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Hobbit" portrays the mythic ‘hero’s journey’ following the quest of Bilbo Baggins and his dwarven companions to win a share of the treasure guarded by the terrifying dragon Smaug. The journey takes him from his rural home into a larger world of magic and danger. By leaving the safe-circle of his comfortable life and accepting the dormant, adventurous side of his nature,...

    Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Hobbit" portrays the mythic ‘hero’s journey’ following the quest of Bilbo Baggins and his dwarven companions to win a share of the treasure guarded by the terrifying dragon Smaug. The journey takes him from his rural home into a larger world of magic and danger. By leaving the safe-circle of his comfortable life and accepting the dormant, adventurous side of his nature, Bilbo is forced to apply his wits and common sense to the trials before him. Bilbo triumphs over adversity by putting friendship above greed, and loyalty over fear. Bilbo is then able to return to his bucolic life with a new level of wisdom and maturity, proving “even the smallest person can change the course of the future.”


    Wheelock Family Theatre

    200 The Riverway
    Boston, MA 02215

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    Admission Info:

    $35 (center orchestra or front mezzanine); $30 (side orchestra or mid-mezzanine); $25 (back mezzanine); $20 (rear mezzanine)


    General Day and Time Info:

    The Theatre lobby opens one hour before curtain and doors to the auditorium open thirty minutes before curtain. There is a fifteen minute intermission.


    phone: 617-879-2300


    Accessibility Information:

    On Friday Nov 22 and Sunday Nov 24 the performances will be interpreted in American Sign Language and audio-described live. The Theatre is wheelchair accessible. All public performances offer open captioning. Large print and Braille programs available upon request. Hearing enhancement receivers available upon request.


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