Ticket Alert: Mercy Watson to the Rescue

Mercy Watson to the Rescue play at Bay Area Children's TheatreFans of the Kate DiCamillo series, Mercy Watson, will not want to miss the wild comic adventures of a charming pig living with a human family. Mercy Watson to the Rescue is coming to a stage near you.

When and Where: The show plays weekends in downtown Berkeley at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. from January 26 through February 16 at the Freight & Salvage before the show hits the road for San Ramon, Mill Valley, then San Francisco. Buy tickets here.

  • TICKETS: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $16 children, $13 groups (2 and up need a ticket.) Ushers can see shows for FREE, inquire with BACT for details.
  • BOX OFFICE: http://www.bactheatre.org/ and (510) 296-4433

Plot Summary: When the Watsons move into their new home with their darling porcine wonder, Mercy, their neighbor, Eugenia, is appalled to discover that she is living next door to a PIG. Her solution? A call to Animal Control. Recommended for all ages.

Unfamiliar with these books? There’s still time to bone up. Pick up the Mercy Watson: Porcine Wonder boxed set on Amazon.

Note: The actors in Bay Area Children’s Theatre productions are adults, playing the roles of both children and adults. And pigs.

[Image from BACT website]