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PLAYtime in the ARTspace


Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia, February 2023 — Theatre Bristol invites its youngest audience members and their caregivers to “PLAYtime in the ARTspace,” Saturday mornings at 9:00 am at 506 State Street, Bristol, TN.

PLAYtime in the ARTspace introduces young children ages 0 to 5 to live performances created just for them, provides unique parent-child together time, and offers parents and caregivers an opportunity to connect.

PLAYtime in the ARTspace doors open Saturdays at 9:00 AM and families are welcome to drop in, enjoy the show, and visit until 10:00 AM. Attendees can meet other parents and caregivers while children enjoy live performances of classic songs, nursery rhymes, lullabies, laughs, and skits, as well as interact, learn, and experience special surprises.

PLAYtime partners Bristol Bagel & Bakery powers the morning with coffee and bagels, and the Appalachian Promise Alliance Parenting Sweet / Parenting Educator Network shares great "Prime Your Parenting" resources. Admission at the door is $5 per family. Details are also available at www.TheatreBristol.org.

Theatre Bristol's is pleased to present PLAYTIME in the ARTspaceas part of its family-friendly 58th season of ARTspace and Paramount shows, includingMark Twain's The Diaries of Adam and Eve, The Diary of Anne Frank, Real Heroes, Oklahoma!, Winnie-the-Pooh, The Seussificiation of Romeo and Juliet, A Christmas Carol, PLAYtime, and School of Theatre Arts classes and workshops.

Founded in 1965 by Cathy DeCaterina, Theatre Bristol is a community theatre serving all ages that also has the distinction as the oldest continually running children’s theatre in northeast Tennessee. Located on historic State Street in Bristol, it also serves southwest Virginia. Its Main Stage season consists of drama, comedy, and musical productions that take place in the ARTspace, a multi-purpose, black box theatre which seats up to 120, and at the Paramount Center for the Arts. Theatre Bristol is a volunteer-operated community organization and we invite you to get involved. Theatre Bristol is supported by contributions from the Tennessee Arts Commission, The City of Bristol TN, The James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Foundation, The United Company Foundation, and other appreciated arts supporters.

For more information, visit the Theatre Bristol’s website or Facebook page, contact Theatre Bristol at 423-212-3625, or email info@theatrebristol.org.