Events scheduled for this year's MOONFEST celebration include:

  1. June 22: A "Moon in June" reading of the "man in the moon" scene from Cyrano de Bergerac at London's Barbican Center.
  2. July 15: A "Moon at Noon" concert by pianist-composer Paul D. Leavitt in Washington, D.C., at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation on Capitol Hill. Mr. Leavitt will perform a new work written especially for the occasion, as well as Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata" and Debussy's "Clair de Lune."
  3. July 17: "Greenbelt Moon" readings* of two award-winning children's works by their authors: the acclaimed book Tambourine Moon by Joy Jones and an adaptation of the play "Luna Muna" by Candy Drew; and a story-making workshop by MOONFEST Founding Director, Shelley Gillon.
  4. July 18: A "Shakespeare and the Moon" interactive performance in New Orleans by the Dog & Pony Theatre, described as that city's "most adventurous theater company" by New Orleans' Times-Picayune newspaper.
  5. A moon-themed ballet by an internationally recognized Philippine folk dance company (venue and date TBA)

*Greenbelt, MD, is home to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center

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