Hickory – “The Richest Puppy in the Piedmont,” a production by the children’s program, The RugBug Theatre@HCT, is having four more performances this weekend before its run concludes.

HCT_RugBugsPuppyThe play tells an adorable story about friendship and is educational with dialogue in both English and Spanish.

It’s perfect for young audiences, ages 3-10, with a total running time of about 45 minutes with a time minute intermission mid-way through.

Performances are Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17 at 2:30 and 4:00pm in the Council Chambers at Hickory Community Theatre. Tickets are $5 per person, general admission at the door.

HCT is a Funded Affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County. This project is supported by the United Arts Council of Catawba County through the North Carolina Arts Council, with funding from the State of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The RugBug Theatre is a sponsored project of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory.

For more information, call the Theatre at 828-327-3855.

Photo: Marlee Hoyle, Tess Perrin, Kenna Walton, Grace Grant, Auguste Thielemann, Angelina Prendergast, and Megan Miller play a group of happy puppies in “The Richest Puppy in the Piedmont, a production of the RugBug Theatre at Hickory Community Theatre. Performances of the children’s play are Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17 at 2:30 and 4:00pm. For more information call 828-327-3855.

Photo by John Koval.