Hickory – The RugBug Theatre@HCT production of, “Warp!” begins this Thursday, July 28 in the Firemen’s Kitchen.

“Warp!” is the story of a young earthling, David, who is charged with protecting The Magic Cube from the aliens of the fifth dimension. He must foil them because with the power of the cube they could control the entire universe. A dynamic cast of young actors brings this science fiction adventure to life for the entertainment of children ages 3-10.

Show times are 2:30 Thursday, 11:30 Friday and 2:30 on Saturday. Tickets are $5 each for all ages, seating is general admission and tickets are for sale at the door for each show. Heading up the staging is Murray Phillips, who has worked several times with young actors at the Theatre.

PHOTO: The cast of “Warp” (seated front – Addison Kehoe, Kenna Walton; back left to right – Sophie Hayes, Cassie Edwards, Angelina Prendergast, Haley Matthews and Jake Vogler.) The sci-fi children’s adventure begins performances this week at the Hickory Community Theatre. For more information call 828-327-3855 or go to www.HickoryTheatre.org. Photo by Andrew Zebroski.

The Hickory Community Theatre is a Funded Affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County. The summer RugBug Theatre series is sponsored by the Hickory Rotary Club, Commscope and Shurtape, in association with Catawba Pediatric Associations, P.A.