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Father’s Day – The Princess Bride Quote-along!
Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center (PAC)
Sunday, June 15th, 2014
2:30pm-4:30pm - $5.00 per person (FREE for Dads!)
The City of Menlo Park Community Services Departmenthas teamed up with Guggenheim Entertainment to bring you an interactive fun-filled afternoon at the PAC. Join us for an inconceivable adventure featuring sword fighting pirates, giants, rodents of unusual sizes, an evil prince, and a six-fingered man at our Father’s Day – The Princess Bride Quote-along!. Come dressed in character as you act-along and quote-along to our favorite movie!
Sing-along events are presented with a pre-show introduction including explanation of the quote-along elements. Guests are encouraged to dress up as their favorite character and play-along with the movie. This quote-along event is highly interactive with in-movie antics and a special “Fun Pack” for advance ticket buyers. Purchase your tickets in advance to ensure that you are not left out of the fun! Fun Pack quantities are limited and may not be available for walk-in patrons.
When a young boy falls ill, his grandfather pops round to visit him. To cheer his grandson up, Grandpa has brought a storybook; The Princess Bride, a tale of the love between the beautiful Buttercup and the besotted Westley, a love cruelly interrupted by Westley's tragic apparent death at sea when seeking his fortune. Heartbroken, Buttercup has sworn never to love again, but accepts the marriage proposal of the rich and handsome Prince Humperdinck, heir to the throne of Florin; but death is no barrier to true love, and in a story filled with exotically-accented swordsmen, big-hearted giants, genius kidnappers, sadistic torturers, vile swamps, Rodents of Unusual Size, the Dread Pirate Roberts and a somewhat embittered miracle worker, the love between Westley and Buttercup twists and turns on a path filled with adventure. Will the True Love of Westley and Buttercup win the day? Will Inigo Montaya find the six-fingered man who murdered his father? Will Humperdinck's evil plans come to fruition? And, more importantly, will Grandpa be able to tell the story without any of the yucky kissing?
Disclaimer: All titles are subject to change.
MPAA Rating: PG
When & Where
City of Menlo Park: Community Services Department
Menlo Park is a city of roughly 30,000 people located in the South Bay Area, with San Francisco and Oakland to the north and San Jose to the south. In 2009, the City constructed the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center (PAC) in conjunction with Menlo-Atherton High School. This facility is available to the City of Menlo Park 55 days out of the year for community programming.
The Performing Arts Center seats 492 and contains professional-quality sound and lighting, an orchestra pit accommodating up to 80 musicians, and a full lobby and box office. The venue has hosted musical performances, touring dance companies, author lectures, live chamber music, etc. A wide variety of performances including dance, theatre, musicals, film screenings, sing-alongs, and many other art forms are made availible to the general public throughout the year.
For information on upcoming programs, please contact Matt Milde at email@example.com or by calling (650) 330-2223.