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Peter Rabbit Tales
November 9, 2015
10:00 am & 12:00 pm

ENCHANTMENT THEATRE COMPANY
Grades: Pre K - 3
60 minutes

Meet Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny as they escape from Mr. McGregor, outfox Mr. Tod, and rescue the Flopsy Bunnies from the disagreeable badger, Tommy Brock. In celebration of Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday anniversary, Enchantment Theatre uses fantastic masks and scenery, whimsical puppets, and original music to bring her captivating characters to life.

In anticipation of the 150th birthday anniversary celebration of Beatrix Potter, Enchantment Theatre Company is preparing a special educational lobby display that will travel with the Peter Rabbit™ Tales production. The display will include photographs of Ms. Potter with her actual real life animal friends as well as facsimiles of her artwork showing her original renderings of the characters that will be seen onstage. This display will highlight the many ways Ms. Potter was a person ahead of her time as author, illustrator, natural scientist, conservationist, businesswoman, philanthropist, and emancipated woman.

Subjects ›› Literature, Reading, Music, Cooperation, Teamwork


Goodnight Moon & The Runaway Bunny
January 27 & 28, 2016
10:00 am & 12:00 pm

MERMAID THEATRE OF NOVA SCOTIA
Grades: Pre K - 2
60 minutes

Adapted from Margaret Wise Brown’s 60-year old classic, Goodnight Moon is a celebration of familiar nighttime rituals, while The Runaway Bunny is a reassuring tale of leaving home. Featuring endearing animal puppets, stunning effects, and evocative music, this acclaimed adaptation brings a fresh appreciation for stories that have delighted generations.

Subjects ›› Literature, Reading, Visual Art, Music


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Harriet Tubman & The Underground Railroad
February 12, 2016
10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 5:30 pm

THEATRE IV
Grades: 3 - 12
60 minutes
              
This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of people from the bonds of slavery. As Harriet and her friend Sarah Bradford narrate her life, students and teachers will share in the joys, sorrows, and challenges faced by this brave woman who changed the world through her courage.

NOTE: In order to be historically accurate and respectful to the playwright’s words representing the life and work of Harriet Tubman this play uses language that includes the “n” word. We encourage all adults bringing students to this production to discuss this use of language prior to the performance. Click here for more information from THEATRE IV.

Subjects ›› Biography, Language Arts, American History, Multi-Cultural, Reading, Social Studies

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Jack & The Beanstalk
February 16, 17, 18, & 19, 2016
10:00 am & 12:00 pm

FLORENTINE OPERA COMPANY
Grades: Pre K - 3
45 minutes

Adapted and written by renowned arts educator John Davies and set to the music of Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, Jack & the Beanstalk tells the classic tale of a young boy who sells the family cow to a mysterious stranger for a handful of magic beans. Hilarity and adventure ensue as Jack learns the importance of being kind to others.

Subjects ›› Music, Literature, Reading, Community Values

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Are You My Mother?
March 21, 2016
10:00 am & 12:00 pm

ARTSPOWER
Grades: Pre K - 2
55 minutes

At long last, Baby Bird emerges from her shell and expects to be greeted by her mother’s song. But her mother isn’t there. Where is she? Why isn’t she home? With the help of Dog, Cat, and Hen, Baby Bird sets out in search of Mother Bird in this colorful musical adventure based on P.D. Eastman’s whimsical and well-loved picture book.

Subjects ›› Music, Literature, Reading, Cooperation, Teamwork

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Parsons Dance
April 8, 2016
10:00 am

Grades: K - 12
50 minutes

With their commitment to deliver life-enriching experiences to audiences, we’re thrilled to welcome internationally renowned Parsons Dance to Beyond the Classroom this spring. Under the artistic direction of David Parsons, the company engages students of all ages through uplifting contemporary dance pieces.

Subjects ›› Dance & Movement, Physical Education, Self-Expression

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