Pinocchio Feb 27-Mar 1Feb. 25, 2019—The Department of Theatre, Cinema and Dance presents ‘Pinocchio’ Feb. 27 through March 1 in the Potter Hall Theater. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 27 through Feb. 29, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 1.

Enacted by a troupe of Commedia dell’Arte actors and set to a joyful score, Collodi’s beloved tale comes to life in the form of Geppeto’s wooden creation, mischievous Pinocchio. Navigating the treacherous world, Pinocchio encounters a double-crossing fox and cat, an evil coachman and a ravenous dogfish. But for every deceitful character, Pinocchio finds compassion and wisdom from those who love him, helping him through his misadventures so that he can learn the value of hard work and family on his way to becoming a real boy.

Ticket prices are $12 for adults, $6 for students, $10 for Missouri Western faculty and staff and free for Missouri Western students with valid ID. Tickets are available at the door, or may be purchased in advance at

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