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Comic Con, JBER

November 20, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

The JBER Consolidated Library is hosting Comic Con on January 17th from 1-3pm. Blue Star Families will be there with ALL our comics and superhero books of course! See you there!

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A Christmas Carol, JBER

November 20, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

Blue Star Theatres presents A Christmas Carol with Perseverance Theatre! On Sunday, December 17th will be our special military families’ day during the run of “A Christmas Carol”. After the show, the actors and actresses will hand out books from the Books on Bases program to all the military children in the audience. Blue Star […]

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La Jolla Playhouse: Reading of Home of the Brave, San Diego Copy

August 29, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

Blue Star Families in partnership with La Jolla Playhouse is happy to invite you to a complimentary reading and presentation of their newest play, Home of the Brave by Lee Cataluna and directed by Eric Johnson, a co-commission with Honolulu Theatre for Youth. This play is a collection of scenes depicting the lives of children in military families […]

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La Jolla Playhouse: Reading of Home of the Brave, San Diego

August 29, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

Blue Star Families in partnership with La Jolla Playhouse is happy to invite you to a complimentary reading and presentation of their newest play, Home of the Brave by Lee Cataluna and directed by Eric Johnson, a co-commission with Honolulu Theatre for Youth. This play is a collection of scenes depicting the lives of children in military families […]

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Junie B. Jones, The Musical: San Antonio

June 29, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

Join Blue Star Families at the Magik Theatre for a showing of Junie B. Jones, The Musical! It’s time for first grade, and Junie B. can’t wait to see all of her old friends. But, over the summer, old friends have drifted away, and new ones have moved to town. Junie B. soon learns that things […]

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Summer in Chicago!

June 9, 2017 by Kelley Babbs

Take advantage of special Blue Star Theatre tickets at American Blues Theatre for the production of Beauty’s Daughter. Active or retired service men and women (and their families) can purchase half-priced tickets using code word BLUESTAR online, in person, or over the phone. Beauty’s Daughter runs July 7 – August 5, 2017. Performances are held […]

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Pay-What-You-Can tickets to the Dorset Theatre Festival this Summer!

May 8, 2017 by Kelley Babbs

This opportunity is worth the travel! Blue Star Theatres offers you two unique experiences! Join the Dorset Theatre Festival and See Tim and Tyne Daly perform together in a world premiere of Downstairs or come and see Treat Williams and Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis in the regional revival of American Buffalo. Audiences come from […]

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Blue Star Theatres: Dorset Theatre Festival

May 1, 2017 by Katherine Clark

Pay-What-You-Can tickets to the Dorset Theatre Festival this Summer! Blue Star Theatres offers you two unique experiences! Join the Dorset Theatre Festival and See Tim and Tyne Daly perform together in a world premiere of Downstairs or come and see Treat Williams and Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis in the regional revival of American Buffalo. […]

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A Christmas Carol- Chicago

December 5, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with A Christmas Carol—Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition! “There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit” (Chicago Sun-Times) than experiencing the joy of this timeless tale of hope and redemption. Charles Dickens’ messages of hope, charity and kindness towards others mean more than ever this season. […]

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946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips- Berkeley

December 5, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

Coming to Berkeley straight from the hit production in London, 946 tells a tender new coming-of-age tale that uncovers the secrets behind World War II’s D-Day landings. With swingin’ live music, enchanting puppetry, and signature stage sorcery, Emma Rice, artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe in London, conjures a story of love, war, and prejudice that […]

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