'The Neverending Story' is a thrilling epic adventure, in the spirit of 'The Lord of the Rings', which reveals—and revels in—the glory and wonder of imagination. Enter a world filled with lovable characters, dark villains and unlikely heroes where a vivid reality and fantasy collide.
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The Neverending Story, based on the classic German novel and popularized by the iconic film, tells the story of a shy boy named Bastian who is tormented by school bullies and finds solace in a mysterious book. The book’s captivating tale tells of the fictional and far away land Fantastica, which is in grave danger from The Nothing. Follow Bastian, Atreyu the warrior boy, and Falkor the happy Luck Dragon as they travel through the Swamp of Sadness, the cave of a giant spider and the maze of the Southern Oracle to reach the Childlike Empress.
Audience members who attend Saturday matinee and Sunday evening shows are welcome to stay after the performance for a post-show talk-back with the cast.
Roseneath Theatre of Toronto, Canada has been producing work of the highest quality for young audiences all over the world for over twenty years. The company arrives at the Skirball Center for the U.S. premiere of this production.
ORIGINAL NOVEL BY MICHAEL ENDE
ADAPTED FOR THE STAGE BY DAVID S. CRAIG
RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 8 AND UP.
The Skirball Center's Big Red Chair Family Series is made possible in part with generous support from Joan Ganz Cooney and L. Jay and Mary Ellen Oliva with additional support from Con Edison for family educational and enrichment programming.