Family Fun Takes Off at the Quick Center with The Little Prince

Family Fun Takes Off at the Quick Center with The Little Prince

Jennifer Prat,, 203-254-4000 ext. 2979

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (March 6, 2017) —The Quick Center for the Arts’ Family Fun Series presents: The Little Prince , produced by Swazzle on Sunday April 23 , 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Swazzle’s Little Prince is a multi-layered visual feast produced by Sean and Patrick Johnson, who are puppeteers trained at the Jim Henson Company . The iconic story is one for all ages, and will be told on stage through inventive puppets, actors, original music and set design that bring to life the prince, the aviator, and the worlds to which they travel.

The Little Prince, or Le Petit Prince , by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, is one of the most beloved books of all time. Written in 1943, it has sold more than 150 million copies in almost 300 languages. Swazzle’s The Little Prince was adapted for the stage by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar and the music is composed by Rick Cummins. Swazzle is a puppet production company that was founded in 2004 by twin brothers Sean and Patrick Johnson.

The Quick Center Family Fun Series is a perfect opportunity to bring your family to the theatre for one-of-a-kind experiences that enhance children’s learning and creativity, and offer a new perspective on the world around them.

Join us for cookies and juice following the show!

For tickets, on sale now, visit or call the box office at 203-254-4010 or toll free at 1-877-ARTS-396. Tickets are $20, $15 for QCA Members. This performance is sponsored by Bank of America and The Westport Inn.

vol. 49, #126

Fairfield University is a Jesuit University, rooted in one of the world’s oldest intellectual and spiritual traditions. More than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 36 states, 47 foreign countries, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are enrolled in the University’s five schools. In the spirit of rigorous and sympathetic inquiry into all dimensions of human experience, Fairfield welcomes students from diverse backgrounds to share ideas and engage in open conversations. The University is located in the heart of a region where the future takes shape, on a stunning campus on the Connecticut coast just an hour from New York City.

Posted On: 03-06-2017 03:03 PM

Volume: 49 Number: 126