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Monster Literature Teams up with the Brooklyn Book Festival

Mainspring Collective

Nov 2007

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August 18, 2010
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Monster Literature teams up with the Brooklyn Book Festival in September! Mainspring Collective and the Irondale Center, along with the Brooklyn Book Festival are proud to present 'Robin Hood: Prince of...MONSTERS!' A one day only presentation of the second episode of the Monster Literature series, written and conceived by Daniel John Kelley Showtimes and Specifics: Saturday September 11th at 2pm and 4pm Irondale Center 85 South Oxford Street Brooklyn, NY 11217

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Running time: 35 minutes. For ages 5yrs and up, and adults too! Tickets available online for $5 or at the door for $7 Buy them at Photobucket "It is clear that this company is skilled at creating theatre for children that meets them on their own turf, and as an added bonus, as a parent I found the performance genuinely enjoyable as well. This is not a kid?s script with clever one-liners thrown in for the parents? benefit?the story stands on its own and the bits that are funny are simply, truly funny."-Wendy Remington Bowie, Photobucket Brooklyn, NY -- Mainspring Collective and the Irondale Center present a new children's theater series, Monster Literature, written and conceived by Daniel John Kelley at the Irondale Center. 'Robin Hood: Prince of...MONSTERS!' offers a new twist on an old classic. There's something funny happening in Sherwood Forest. The evil wizard, Zorlan Morlan has used his magic to turn Robin Hood into a big old scaredycat, and transform his band of Merry Men into a band of Merry...MONSTERS! It's up to 12 year old Benjy Bleeglehorn and her dashing sidekick, Bravo, to enter the story and turn Robin Hood back into his old self again- by teaching him what it means to be a hero. Monster Literature is an action-packed and hilarious live theater series that celebrates great works of children's literature that kids can read NOW. It follows the continuing adventures of 12-year-old Benjy Bleeglehorn, and her dashing sidekick Bravo Kirkwood, as they attempt to stop the evil wizard Zorlan Morlan from sending his monster armies into great works of children's literature. With each new adventure, there are new friends to be made, new stories to fixed, and new lessons to be learned! Photobucket

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