The Spooky Old House at The Ren

The first Teddy Bear Concert of the season takes place on Nov. 3 with "The Spooky Old House."

MANSFIELD -- The Renaissance Theatre will host the first of its three Teddy Bear Concerts in the 2019-2020 Mechanics Bank Education Series on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2:30 p.m.

The performance titled The Spooky Old House features a humorous Halloween story, brought to life by Artistic Director Michael Thomas in an engaging musical adaptation that features audience participation, interactive storytelling with local actors, and live musicians from the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra.

The Spooky Old House concert will be held at the Renaissance’s Theatre 166 venue with audience members sitting alongside the performers. Geared to children ages 2 through 10, each Teddy Bear concert offers an interactive element as well as a relaxed environment.

Small audience sizes, lights up, and low sound levels, as well as safe sensory-spaces, allow audience members with autism to be accommodated at this performance.

The remaining two Teddy Bear concerts in the 2019-20 season are Little Red Riding Hood on Feb. 9 and Goldilocks and the Three Bears on April 5.

Tickets are just $5 each and are on sale at the Renaissance Box Office, via phone at 419-522-2726, and online at RenTickets.org. This performance has limited tickets available. Teddy Bear concerts are in partnership with Nationwide Children’s and with additional support from Sharon Granter and the Ohio Arts Council.

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