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  • August 03, 2013 - August 31, 2013

In advance of its world premiere musical production The Jungle Book, Huntington Theatre Company teams up with Zoo New England in August for Jungle Book Days at the Zoo. Families are invited to visit the Franklin Park Zoo on August 3 and 31 and Stone Zoo on August 24 for Jungle Book-themed fun and activities including zookeeper encounters where visitors can learn more about some of the animals featured in Kipling's stories, a scavenger hunt through the zoo among the exhibits, interactive storytelling by Huntington teaching artists, face painting, a coloring contest, and more.

Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road, Boston
August 3, 11am - 2pm

Story hour: 11:30am and 12:30pm at the Main Greeting
Zookeeper encounter: 1:30pm at the Tiger exhibit

Stone Zoo, 149 Pond Street, Stoneham
August 24, 11:30am - 2:30pm

Story hour: 12pm and 2pm in the Amphitheater
Zookeeper encounter: 1pm at Black Bear exhibit

Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road, Boston
August 31, 11am - 2pm

Story hour: 11:30am and 12:30pm at the Main Greeting
Zookeeper encounter: 1:30pm at the Tiger exhibit

The "brilliantly rendered" (Chicago Sun-Times) production of The Jungle Book, wholly reimagined for the stage by Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman, begins at the Huntington on September 7 plays through October 13, 2013 due to a one week extension by popular demand. Performances are at the Huntington's Boston University Theatre; Opening Night is Wednesday, September 18.

Tickets to The Jungle Book are available online at huntingtontheatre.org, by phone at 617 266 0800, and in person at the BU Theatre (Avenue of the Arts / 264 Huntington Avenue) and the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (South End / 527 Tremont Street) box offices. Group tickets at up to 20% off are available at 617 273 1525. The most affordable way to see Huntington productions is with a subscription. Seven-play packages including The Jungle Book are the best value and start at just $126. More information is available by phone at 617 266 0800 and online at huntingtontheatre.org/subscribe.

Tickets to The Jungle Book start at $25, with prices ranging to $135 (subject to change). Selected discounts are available.

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