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The Hobbit Opens Feb 7  
Children's Theatre of Annapolis The Hobbit
 
Tolkien's "ring" stories, which began with The Hobbit, stir the imagination and intellect of everyone they touch. Bilbo, one of the most conservative of all Hobbits, is asked to leave his large, roomy and very dry home in the ground in order to set off as chief robber in an attempt to recover an important treasure. It's the last thing that any sensitive Hobbit would want to do, but great benefit eventually results - not only for Bilbo but for all of the Hobbits who inhabit Middle Earth - and the hearts of those children and adults who continue to enjoy this kind of magic.
 
   
Country-Ella Opens Feb 8  
The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater Country-Ella
 
Country-Ella re-envisions the classic Cinderella rags-to-riches fairy tale with a clever fish-out-of-water twist. Cinderella is an über-perky city girl who comes to visit her distant country relatives, Uncle Johnny and his wicked wife, Aunt Zilla. When her bratty twin cousins, Hilly and Billie, make her life a chore, an unexpected visit from her Country Godmother allows her to attend the Hoe-Down, where she meets the town’s most eligible deer hunter, Bubba. At midnight, naturally, she departs in haste, dropping her cellphone as she leaves. Bubba desperately searches for her, knowing that only the right person will know the passcode for the phone
 
   
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Opens Apr 7  
The National Theatre Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
 
Roald Dahl's treasured tale is now Broadway's Golden Ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man" and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory ... to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to sweeten with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now's your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before-get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper when it comes to Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre.