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Hamilton drama to present “Big Fish”

Hamilton High School Drama Society invites the community to “Big Fish, Small Cast Edition,” April 30 – May 2 in the Hamilton Fine Arts Center (HFAC). Shows begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. for the Sunday performance.

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Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors and must be purchased in advance at www.hamiltonfinearts.com. Seating will be socially distanced with two seats between family groups. Patrons and performers will be required to wear face masks. There is a limit of 250 patrons per performance.

People who want to see “Big Fish” can also stream it. Livestream tickets can be purchased at: https://hhswi.booktix.com/pal/1/07a81dcee937633a

Edward Bloom has lived a full and fantastical life, filled with witches, giants and mermaids, marked by true love that stops time in its tracks and framed by heroics that push the limits of believability. His adult son, Will, is no longer amused by his father’s fantastical tales, insisting on a rational rather than a fantastical account of his father’s life. When Edward’s health declines, and Will learns that he and his wife, Josephine, will have a son of their own, Will decides to find his father’s “true” life story, once and for all. Big Fish is a heartfelt, powerful and truly magical musical about fathers, sons and the stories that we use to define our identities. It is a magnificent “big fish” of a tale– spectacular, fantastical and overflowing with love.

HFAC is located at W220 N6151 Town Line Rd., Sussex.