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Old Dominion University Theatre continues its 2005-06 season with the March 17 opening of "Home on the Mornin' Train," written by Kim Hines and directed by Frankie Little Hardin.

A drama with songs, it tells the story of two groups of children: one, a Jewish brother and sister who are being helped to hide from the Nazis in Germany, 1939; the other, young slaves who are fleeing their masters on the Underground Railroad. Their stories are told via dialogue and song, using music from both cultures. A moving, compassionate and inspiring play, it is suitable for all ages, though recommended for children 6 years and older.

"Home on the Mornin' Train" will be performed at the Stables Theatre at 7 p.m. March 17; 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 18; and 2:30 p.m. March 19. Tickets are $3 for children and $5 for adults. The Stables Theatre is located between 46th and 47th streets on Monarch Way. Call 683-5305 for tickets and more information.

This article was posted on: March 14, 2006

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