DeSoto Family Theatre presents The Scarlet Pimpernel, February 15 – 24 at the Landers Center Theater in Southaven. Tickets are $22 for adults and $15 for children, students and senior citizens. Call 662-470-2131 to order tickets or go to www.ticketmaster.com.
A precursor to the modern comic book superheroes, this swashbuckling musical adventure follows a shadowy Englishman who rescues French aristocrats at the time of the French Revolution. Sir Percy Blakeney and his league of gentlemen deliberately play the fop so as to hide their true activity of saving would-be victims of the guillotine. However, Chauvelin, the French government's most formidable devotee, is out to stop all who try to save the victims of the guillotine - especially the mysterious hero, the Scarlet Pimpernel.