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A special thank you is extended to the Bever family for their financial support of this series.







Fantastic Free Fridays, Fall 2014

Lone Raven, Madcap Puppets, Miami University Collegiate Chorale and ArtReach Theatre

We are pleased to continue the 15th annual Fantastic Free Fridays program at Miami University Middletown. This program is intended to provide free opportunities for students in area schools and residents of local communities to enjoy live performances.

  • Each performance lasts one hour, unless otherwise stated.
  • Group reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Individual walk-ins are always welcome.
  • All performances are held in the Dave Finkelman Auditorium at Miami University Middletown.

To reserve seats or for more information contact Susan Joyce by email at Telephone messages may be left at 513.727.3415.

Friday, September 26 • 10 am

Lone Raven

With a wide variety of instruments on stage, Lone Raven soars through everything from fiery Irish reels to Gypsy fiddle tunes to haunting airs. The Caliban Press calls it, “A musical journey that is, at the same time, an American creation and a child of the entire globe.” Recommended for all ages.

Learn more at

Friday, October 17 • 10 am & 12:30 pm

Madcap Puppets present Twain’s Twisted Tales

Clara’s ordinary day takes an unexpected twist when several of Mark Twain’s most beloved characters escape from her book! Putting them back where they belong is going to take help from Mark Twain himself.

Recommended for grades K-6. Study Guides are available at

Friday, November 7 • 10 am

Miami University Collegiate Chorale

The Collegiate Chorale enjoys singing a wide range of repertoire from the classics to a variety of multicultural music. Under the direction of Jeremy Jones, these ambassadors for Miami University have toured regionally, nationally and internationally.

Recommended for all ages, and especially for all choral groups. More information at

Friday, December 5 • 10 am & 12:30 pm

Artreach Theatre presents The Night Before Christmas

It’s Christmas Eve and the anticipation is building… but are you ever too old for family traditions?
Based on the poem by Clement Clark Moore, this lyrical adaptation celebrates the joy of family
and the magic of holiday stories and traditional songs.

Recommended for grades K-8. Study Guides available at


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1601 University Blvd
Hamilton, OH 45011
Phone: 513.785.3000

Miami University Middletown
4200 N University Blvd
Middletown, OH 45042
Phone: 513.727.3200 or
1.86.MIAMI.MID (toll free)
Voice of America Learning Center
7847 VOA Park Drive
West Chester, Ohio 45069
Phone: 513.895.8862

Greentree Health Science Academy
5757 Innovation Drive
Middletown, Ohio 45005
Phone: 513.933.3960