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Tower’s Family Series Debuts with “Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse”

Tower’s Family Series Debuts with “Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse”

Put down the remote. Turn off the X-Box. Log off the laptop. Bring the family to experience professional, live, stage productions when the Tower Theatre Foundation launches its new Family Series Sunday, January 25 at 2 pm with “Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse.”

This delightful adaptation of Kevin Henkes’ award-winning children’s book is recommended for age 4 to 8, and runs approximately one hour. Lily loves everything about school, especially her cool teacher, Mr. Slinger. But when he confiscates her prized possession, a purple plastic purse that plays music, joy turns to misery. Then a note changes her attitude: “Today was a difficult  day. Tomorrow will be better.” But villainous bicycle-riding bullies, a spotlight-stealing baby brother, and the dreaded “uncooperative chair” test our heroine’s resolve.

The Tower’s Family Series is sponsored by Tetherow, Warren John West, and Sun Mountain Fun Center. Upcoming presentations in the series include:

Harold and the Purple Crayon          Feb. 6

Nelson Illusions                                Feb. 21

Voetberg Family Band                       Mar. 13

The nonprofit Tower Theatre Foundation owns and operates the historic stage in downtown Bend. The Foundation’s mission is to be the leading performing arts organization, providing cultural and education programs that make an essential contribution to Central Oregon’s lifestyle and strengthen the community. Membership, program information and individual and group tickets are available at the box office (835 NW Wall), by phone (541-317-0700) or online ( Details on events are also at

What:                   Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse

When:                  Sunday,  Jan. 25 – 2 pm

Where:                 Tower Theatre - 835 NW Wall Street - Bend, Oregon

Tickets:                $13         Children 12 and under

                     $23         Adults

                              Plus $2 Historic Theatre Preservation Fee

                               All Seats General Admission

                               541-317-0700 or

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