Seattle Children's Theatre Sets '98-'99 Season

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SEATTLE-Widely popular with both the school age audiences it caters to, as well as adult audiences continually impressed by the scope and imagination of its productions, Seattle Children's Theatre has announced it's forthcoming season.

SEATTLE-Widely popular with both the school age audiences it caters to, as well as adult audiences continually impressed by the scope and imagination of its productions, Seattle Children's Theatre has announced it's forthcoming season.

The year kicks off with Kenny's Window (Sept. 25- Oct. 31) based on the first of Maurice Sendak's acclaimed children' books, in a staging by Todd Jefferson Moore and Steeltheater-Holland.

Jo Roets' adaptation of Rostand's Cyrano (Oct. 16-Dec. 20) is the first collaboration between Belgium's Blauw Vier company and a US theatre.

The holiday season offering is Cricket In Times Square (Nov. 13- Jan. 23), based on the George Selden story, with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason, and music by Mel Marvin, the team responsible for last year's hit Mr. Popper's Penguins.

The first show of 1999 is Lily's Purple Plastic Purse, Kevin King's play based on Kevin Henkes' book (Feb. 5- April 11). Deborah Lynn Frockt's The Book of Ruth is a Holocaust tale seen through the eyes of a young girl and her grandmother (Feb. 26-May. 2).

The final selection of next season is The King of Ireland's Son by Paula Wing, in which the young title character must face down a sea serpent (April 30-June 13).

SCT season ticket subscriptions begin at $40; for more information call (206) 443-0807.

--By David-Edward Hughes
Seattle Correspondent

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