By PAM HARBAUGH
Quick. If you want something different to do on Father’s Day, you can scoop up a special ticket offer to “The Frog and the Princess” at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre. Father’s will get a free adult ticket to either the 2 or 4:30 p.m. performance of the interactive show. And yes, since it’s interactive, they will have the opportunity to become part of the show. (So get your video apps ready). And, they’ll get a special Father’s Day present.
To get that special use the code word “DADSRULE” when ordering your ticket. But you need to do it now! Read on for more info about the show and how to get tickets.
The show, adapted by Brandon Roberts from the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, concerns Prince Gerwyn who wants to marry the beautiful Princess Calliope. He’s thwarted by her evil stepmother who uses a magical golden ball to turn poor Gerwyn into a frog.
Will the Princess pucker up and save the Prince? Will they live happily ever after? Will this heat wave ever give up?
Cast members will lead audience in pre-show interactive family fun 15 minutes before each performance.
SIDE O’ GRITS: The Orlando Shakespeare Theatre’s “The Frog and the Princess” runs through July 26 at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando. Curtain is 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and 2 and 4:30 p.m. weekends. ASL interpreted performances 2 and 4:30 p.m. July 12. Tickets begin at $9. Call 407-447-1700 ext. 1 or visit www.orlandoshakes.org.