Rags to Riches Theatre for Young Audiences in The Flying Ship – This play follows the tale as related by Arthur Ransome. The story begins with a young fool, Nicolai, who lives with his parents who are common folk. Word is sent out through the land that the Czar is going to give his daughter’s hand in marriage to anyone who can bring him a flying ship. Nicolai sets out to find a flying ship and meet the Czar. On his journey he meets an old lady with whom he shares his small lunch. For his kindness, she repays him with a bag of magical caterpillars who build for him is flying ship. Join us as we watch and see who Nicolai meets along his journey and what happens after he meets the Czar at his palace.
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