Spring 2015 - Good Fortune
An Asian fusion fairytale filled with playful language, mesmerizing music, animated projections and uplifting dances are on stage at Theater Workshop. Good Fortune, is an original play written and directed by Stacey April Fix. Good Fortune, blends favorite Asian stories and mythology into a journey tale about a beautiful Asian Princess. Children dressed in Chinese pajamas narrate the tale of the mythical village of Good Fortune where Princess Lee Lee, a material girl, celebrates each birthday demanding great gifts. On her 16th birthday the Princess demands to receive the moon and instead she is sent on a journey by a spirit wizard. She travels the valley of lessons where she navigates her way through the fanciful story searching for answers to life's questions and learns meaningful lessons along the way. In the valley of lessons she encounters dazzling characters in brilliant costumes, dancing sisters, wise animals, kung fu fighters, a pond full of talking frogs and a giant dragon. The cast of 79 are from Newbury, Salisbury, Byfield, Newburyport and Rowley. Good Fortune, is a performance that is culturally enriching and entertaining for the whole family.