Five Little Monkeys Coming to Effingham

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April 7, 2014

Five Little Monkeys Coming to the Effingham Performance Center on Sat., April 12, 2014

From Adventure Theatre MTC and based on the books by Eileen Christelow the Effingham Performance Center welcomes Five Little Monkeys on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. Tickets may be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com/epc , by phone at 800-745-3000, at Ticketmaster outlets or at the Effingham Performance Center, 1325 Outer Belt West, Effingham, IL, during box office hours, Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ticket prices range from $15 to $18.

Going shopping…baking cakes…sitting in trees…JUMPING ON BEDS!!! In this zany play, all in cumulative verse, five silly simian siblings insist on doing things their own way and-heedless of admonitions – much more monkey mayhem ensues. Five frisky sibling monkeys get into all kinds of mischief as they try to bake a surprise Birthday cake (for mom), go shopping for clothes, have a picnic, climb a tree and so much more! Featuring wonderful costumes and amazing acting each of the monkeys display their own unique style while driving Mama monkey crazy.

Fun for all ages and perfect for curriculum programming the show runs 60 minutes without an intermission. The presentation is sponsored by McDonald’s and is part of the 2013-2014 Effingham Performance Center season sponsored by Heartland Dental Care. All events are presented in the newly named Midland States Bank auditorium.

Effingham Performance Center is operated by Arts Connection of Central Illinois, a not-for-profit organization, that has been established for the citizens of Effingham County and beyond to showcase arts and entertainment, to encourage interaction with and appreciation of live performance, to endorse the educational process and to enhance the quality of life and cultural vitality of the region.

Conveniently located at the cross-section of Interstates 57 and 70, Exit 160, Effingham Performance Center presents events that appeal to all genres and generations. More information about the Center and Arts Connection of Central Illinois may be found at www.theEPC.org or by phone at (217) 540-2788.

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