Fans 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]