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On Our Radar: Classic children's tales coming to life on the Coquitlam stage over spring break

Relive Snow White's journey and the swashbuckling adventures of The Three Musketeers, March 15-17.
Dufflebag Theatre in Coquitlam is set to present The Three Musketeers during its 2022 Spring Break Festival from March 15 to 17.

Spring break has begun, and a Canadian theatre troupe is offering a series of shows for Tri-City parents looking to get out of the house their young kids.

DuffleBag Theatre is set to perform the classic children's stories of Snow White and The Three Musketeers during its annual Spring Break Festival at Coquitlam's Evergreen Cultural Centre (ECC) from Tuesday to Thursday (March 15-17).

This is the first set of live family-friendly shows for the "nearly world-famous" organization in Coquitlam in several years.

They were set to perform at the ECC over spring break 2020, but turn back to Toronto after the COVID-19 pandemic took effect and forced the cancellation of several productions.

This year will also include one bilingual performance of The Three Musketeers, which will be done in English and French "to support and engage with the vibrant francophone community in the Tri-Cities area and beyond," a release from the ECC explains.

"It is wonderful to have DuffleBag Theatre back back in our facility again," says ECC performing arts manager David Mann.

Masks are no longer required at the ECC for DuffleBag patrons as B.C. public health officials lifted the mandate at 12:01 a.m. on Friday (March 11).

However, proof of vaccination for those over 12 years old is still required at indoor events until April 8.

DuffleBag's performance schedule is as follows:

  • March 15
    • 10 a.m. = Snow White
    • 1 p.m. = The Three Musketeers
  • March 16
    • 10 a.m. = Snow White
    • 1 p.m. = The Three Musketeers
  • March 17
    • 10 a.m. = The Three Musketeers (bilingual)
    • 1 p.m. = Snow White

Tickets are $12 for children and $15 for adults.

For more information and questions, you can visit the Evergreen Cultural Centre's website.

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