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March 18, 2004|By Lori Sears

`Sleeping Beauty'

Catch a new version of the old classic fairytale Sleeping Beauty, presented by Pumpkin Theatre, this weekend and next weekend at the Hannah More Arts Center at St. Timothy's School in Stevenson. The show, written for Pumpkin Theatre by local playwright David Rawlings Brown, offers a new take on the classic Disney story about a sleeping princess.

Baltimore School for the Arts students Shannon Cusack and Christopher Wicks star as Sleeping Beauty and the Prince. Playing the Good Fairies are Liz Boyer Hunnicutt, Tiffany Walker Porta and Cynthia Rinaldi. The role of the Evil Fairy will be played by Lanor Long. Todd Pearthree directs the production.

"Sleeping Beauty" will be presented at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and March 27-28 at the Hannah More Arts Center, St. Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson. $10. Call 410-828-1814.

NicoloWhimsey Show

Mix a little music, a lot of juggling and oodles of comedy and you've got the NicoloWhimsey Show, which takes place Sunday at Creative Alliance at the Patterson. The show stars comedy duo Nicolo and the Queen of Whimsey, who perform slack-rope walking, musical saw and accordion tunes, juggling feats and comedy routines.

Catch the show at 2 p.m. Sunday at Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. $10; $5 children. Call 410-276-1651.

Train and toy show

Make tracks to Greenberg's Train, Toy and Hobby Show this weekend at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. See model- and toy-train exhibits and collectible toys, watch train demonstrations, sit in on seminars and browse tables of model and toy trains, die-cast vehicles, train parts, scenery supplies, hobby tools, videos, publications and more. Operating train layouts in a variety of scales and gauges will be set up. And there will be a kids' area, where children can operate trains.

The show runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium. $7; free for ages 11 and under. Admission good for both days. Call 410-252-0200 or visit www.greenbergshows.com.

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