The William Carey University Theatre will host professional puppeteer Peter Zapletal and Puppet Arts Theatre's production of "The Adventures of the Peach Boy" at 9:30 am on Thursday, April 23 in Smith Auditorium, Thomas Fine Arts Center on the Hattiesburg campus. One of the the most popular children's stories in Japan, "The Adventures of the Peach Boy" is a folk take meant to educate and build character. It tells the story of Momotaro, a boy born from a peach, and his adventures with his friends, the Dog, the Monkey and the Pheasant. Tickets are $3 and can be purchased at the Smith Auditorium before the show. The box office will be open from 8:30 - 9:30 in the lobby of Thomas Fine Arts Center. The performance is funded in part by grants from the Arts Commission and the JASMIS Foundation.