All the enchangint characters are here, Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; and most of all, the extrordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be "a true friend and a good writer". The Tom Zbyszewski Children's Theater at the Merc. Directed by Jane Orme, adapted by Joseph Robinette based on the book by E.B. White. Online adult general admission $18, at the door $20. Youth reserved seats $7, youth genral admission $5. Thursday's 3/21's performance is admission by donation. Thursday - Saturday @ 7:00 p.m. and Sunday @ 2:00 p.m.