Tom Benn & Blackbeard the Pirate

Tom Benn and Blackbeard the Pirate
NC Marionette Theatre
Friday, January 29, 2016, 7:30 PM
South Stokes High School Auditorium
1100 South Stokes High Drive, Walnut Cove, NC

Join the adventure of Tom Benn, who is tricked onto Blackbeard’s ship, becomes the cabin boy and find out that being a pirate isn’t quite what he expected. When Blackbead plans to rob his family’s farm on Ocracoke Island, Tom does some quick thinking to protect them. Based on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, The NC Marionette Theatre’s mission is to promote literacy, puppetry and North Carolina history and culture through the art of Marionettes.

$12 per person, $10 for Stokes Arts Members and Seniors 65+, and $5 for K-12 students, includes dessert and the performance. Dessert begins at 6:30pm followed by the performance at 7:30pm. Dessert is sponsored by Edward Jones of Walnut Cove.

NC Marionette Theatre is one of the leading marionette companies in the USA, with handcrafted marionettes and scenery, with several members having trained in Salzburg, Austria, the home of the world famous Salzburg Marionettes.

For tickets call 336-593-8159.