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Young local actors perform a free play based on the story of Billy Goats Gruff

January 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Vancouver, WA, January 4th, 2018- Metropolitan Performing Arts (MPA) in collaboration with The Vancouver Community Library invites the community to watch a free 25-minute play, The Town of Gruff: Trial of the Century.  Shows are at the Vancouver Community Library, located at 901 C St. on Friday, January 26th at 5:00pm and Saturday, January 27th at 1:00pm and 3:00pm.

You may have heard of the three goats Gruff and their fateful crossing of the Gabby G. Clampett river, but that is only one side of the story. In the aftermath of his brutal assault Zedur Shatterbones, bridge troll, takes the Gruff kids to court hoping that the no-nonsense Judge Jackie can settle the case once and for all. Town of Gruff: Trial of the Century is a one-act play written by William Johnson (MPA teacher) and features all local beginning actors part of the MPA Broadway Jr Program. All performances are free and open to the public. Recommended for ages 3 and over.

Can’t catch performances at the library? Don’t worry! The cast will be doing two preview performances at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Vancouver, WA on January 20th at 11:30am and 1:30pm.

Metropolitan Performing Arts (MPA) is a Vancouver based non-profit academy and community theater that offers professional, technique driven classes in acting, dance, music and tech. Their mission is to enrich the community by providing performance and educational opportunities in the live arts. For more information,

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January 20
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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