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Barbie Live In Fairytopia!™ at Penn State York

Barbie Live in Fairytopia!™
3/15/2006 —

Barbie Live in Fairytopia!,™ the elaborate stage production that brings Barbie™ to life in a touring stage show, will come to Penn State York's Pullo Family Performing Arts Center March 28 and 29. Director Eric Schaeffer and Tony-nominated costume designer Gregg Barnes will lead the production team. The production is brought to the stage by Mattel and Live Nation. Performances for Barbie Live in Fairytopia!™ are at 7 p.m. March 28, and at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 29. Tickets are $19, $26 and $36 and can be purchased by calling (866) 468-7619 or (717) 505-8900 or at http://ticketweb.com/ online.

"It's great to be working on this new production that will introduce Barbie™ to the theatrical stage," said Schaeffer. "Fairytopia™ will come to life in an exciting three-dimensional production perfect for families everywhere. We've assembled a terrific creative team that promises to make a lasting impression for the long-awaited theatrical debut of Barbie™ ." The York performances will be the first ever for the new production and will follow an extended rehearsal period at the Penn State York facility.

Inspired by the 2005 direct-to-video movie, Barbie Fairytopia,™ the magical theatrical production features an original musical score, beautiful costumes, backdrops and special effects, including flying fairies.

Schaeffer recently directed the Los Angeles production of Disney's "Snow White" and the off-Broadway musical "Under the Bridge." On Broadway, his credits include "Putting It Together," "Big" (first national tour) and "Sweet Adeline." He made his West End debut with The Witches of Eastwick."

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