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Michael Cooper to perform Masked Marvels & Wondertales FMU Performing Arts Center

FLORENCE – Michael Cooper, whose one man performances have dazzled audiences for almost 30 years, will appear at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. 

His show, Masked Marvels and Wonder Tales, is an eye-popping visual show. His one-man extravaganza combines his breathtaking handcrafted masks, original stories of courage and wonder, outlandish stilt dancing and a physical repertoire that ranges from the madcap to the sublime. The result is a “moving sculpture.” 

And whether he’s high-kicking on giant legs, animating one of his magical creations, or quite literally “leaning on air,” the unending enthusiasm of this masked marvel captivates audiences both young and old. 

Cooper will appear in the smaller, more intimate Black Box Theatre at the beautiful new facility in downtown Florence at the corner of Dargan and Palmetto Streets. 

Tickets for their show start at $5 and may be purchased at  www.fmupac.org, via telephone at (843) 661-4444, and at the FMU Performing Arts Center Box Office. Telephone and personal ticket sales are available Monday through Friday between 12-5 p.m. Subject to availability, tickets may be available for purchase at the door on the day of the performance. 

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Last Published: November 11, 2011 9:40 AM
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