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T.R.E.A.T. brings ‘Goodnight Moon’ to Sondheim center

Oct 26, 2012

Two Roads Educational Arts and Theater’s “Goodnight Moon” is coming to the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center’s Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts for a weekend of performances starting at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Will the cow be able to jump over the moon? Does the dish really run away with the spoon? What is the tooth fairy’s real name? Does the bunny ever get to sleep? Discover the answers in this family-friendly musical “Goodnight Moon.”

T.R.E.A.T.’s “Goodnight Moon” features a spectacular set, inspired script and a talented, nationally accomplished professional cast who bring this iconic bedtime story to life.

Mike Quirk is a voice-over artist and actor from New York. He has more than eight years of experience directing theater for young audiences. Some of his favorite productions include “Seussical,” “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.,” Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka Jr.” and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.”

Jamie Thiessen hails from southern California and has a degree in drama from the University of California-Irvine. She now resides in New York, and her favorite credits include “Marvelous Wonderettes” and “Titus Andronicus.”

Lauren Quirk is a New York City based actress whose Off-Broadway credits include “Super Sidekick: The Musical,” “Uncle Pirate” and “I Can Has Cheezburger the MusicLol.” Other highlights include “Kiss Me, Kate,” “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,” “The Pirates of Penzance” and “Hair.” Quirk is a graduate of Washington and Lee University.

Matt Corr of Brooklyn is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Favorite credits include Ren in “Footloose: The Musical,” Horatio in “Hamlet” and Andrew in “Standby: The Musical.”

Lauren Longyear studied musical theatre at Ashland University. She has since been seen across the country in productions of “Pippi Longstocking,” “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown,” “The Laramie Project” and most recently, in the outdoor drama “Horn in the West.”

Featuring colorful sets inspired by Clement Hurd’s vivid book illustrations and the beloved humorous antics of one very nocturnal bunny, this production will be a “T.R.E.A.T.” for the whole family.

“Goodnight Moon” opens at 7 p.m. Thursday, with three additional performances at 7 p.m. Nov. 2, 2 p.m. Nov. 3 and 2 p.m. Nov. 4.

Reserved tickets are $17 and $15, and youth tickets are $12. Tickets are available at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center ticket office, 472-2787 orwww.FairfieldACC.com.

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