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Performing Arts Company Presents - The King Stag

The King Stag

The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company presents Carlo Gozzi’s The King Stag, a Renaissance Commedia Dell’Arte play incorporating improvisation, puppetry, physical comedy and clowning in a tale of love, deception and trickery. The play follows King Deramo as he searches for a worthy bride with the help of a magic statue who can determine whether or not a woman’s feelings are true and sincere. Two of the young women put forth are the daughters of The King’s Ministers, both hoping to be father to a future queen. In the show’s pivotal plot point, the evil Minister Tartaglia transforms the King into the body of a Stag as a part of his quest for power. The plot continues as King Deramo struggles to find a way to restore normalcy to his kingdom and prevent Tartaglia from taking control. 

  • Performances are on November 7th, 8th and 9th at 7:00pm in the Belmont High School Main Auditorium. 
  • Tickets are available at the door at $15 for adults and $10 for students, in advance at Champions Sports or online at for $12.
  • Belmont Public Schools staff and 8th grade students from Chenery Middle School receive one free ticket upon reservation via email at


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