lastree

Penn State Altoona will present theLASTree by Laurencio Carlos Ruiz November 7-10 in the Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.

Image: Laurencio Carlos Ruiz

theLASTree puppet show educates about nature and pollution

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Penn State Altoona will present theLASTree by Laurencio Carlos Ruiz Nov. 7-10 in the Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.

Free morning performances are at 10 a.m. Nov. 7 and 8, followed by a chance to meet the puppets and a puppet-making workshop. Reservations are required. Email Kylea Myers at kpm5248@psu.edu by Oct. 26.

Evening performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9, with a meet-the-puppets afterward. A matinée will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 10 which includes a meet-the-puppets and a puppet-making workshop. Tickets are $5 for Penn State Altoona students and $7 general admission. Children under 12 are free. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

theLASTree is a visual spectacle featuring puppets, music, song, and movement about nature and the consequences of deforestation, pollution, and plastic waste. Performances use strobe lighting and thunder and lightning effects and are suitable for children over 10.

Tickets for theLASTree may be purchased at the box office, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and before and during all performances. For further information, call the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at 814-949-5452.