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TheatreworksUSA Performs Click, Clack, Moo Musical at Eisenhower January 23

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TheatreworksUSA performs Click, Clack, Moo, a musical about the importance of compromise inspired by the Caldecott Award-winning book Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, at Penn State’s Center for the Performing Arts at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, in Eisenhower  Auditorium.
 
Tickets are $18 for an adult, $8 for a University Park student and $13 for a person 18 and younger. Purchase tickets online at www.cpa.psu.edu or by phone at 814-863-0255. Outside the local calling area, dial 1-800-ARTS-TIX. Tickets are also available at three State College locations: Eisenhower Auditorium (weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Penn State Tickets Downtown in the Penn State Downtown Theatre Center (weekdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and Bryce Jordan Center (weekdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). Each box office location is closed Dec. 23 through Jan. 2. Online orders made during that time will be processed beginning Jan. 3. A grant from the University Park Allocation Committee makes Penn State student prices possible.
 
When Farmer Brown declares a “tech-free zone,” he puts his granddaughter Jenny’s laptop computer and printer in the cold barn with the shivering cows. The creative cows use the equipment to type and print messages, which Duck delivers to the stubborn farmer. When the cows withhold their milk, the chickens join the strike and refuse to lay eggs.
 
“The light, amusing score and energetic cast make this a pleasant … diversion for kids, with a worthy social message thrown in: that no worker need be cowed when it comes to speaking up, no matter how low,” writes a reviewer for Time Out New York.
 
Click, Clack, Moo features a book by Billy Aronson (television’s The Wonder Pets and Postcards
from Buster
), lyrics by Kevin Del Aguila (Altar Boyz and TheatreworksUSA’s If You Give a Pig a
Pancake
) and music by Brad Alexander (Rodgers Award-winning composer of TheatreworksUSA’s Lilly’s Big Day). John Rando (Tony Award-winner for Broadway’s Urinetown) directs the show.
 
Since 1961, TheatreworksUSA has entertained more than 85 million people at home in New York City and on the road in the United States and Canada.
 
SPE Federal Credit Union sponsors the presentation. Majic 99 is the media sponsor. McQuaide Blasko Attorneys at Law underwrites matinees for kids at the Center for the Performing Arts. Kids Connections, which is free for ticket holders and includes a craft-centered, child-friendly activity, takes place in Eisenhower one hour before the performance. Due to space and time restrictions, participation is limited.