Anne and the Tiger Raja

Anne and the Tiger Raja

Anne is having trouble on the playground with two bullies. She wants to fight back violently, but she meets Isaac who tells her that “violence never really solves anything. You have to use your imagination to come up with other solutions.” The children proceed to work together, taking on characters that suit their personalities, to tell the story of the Tiger Raja in Java, based on the Indonesian folk tale Why There Are No Tigers in Borneo. When food becomes scarce in Java, the Tiger Raja sends a messenger to Borneo to demand that the tigers either send food or be attacked. Raja sends a whisker from his face to awe and terrorize them with his size. When the tiger messenger arrives he meets the wily Mouse Deer who, anxious to keep tigers off her island, sends a porcupine quill back...

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Nancy Drew And Her Biggest Case Ever

Nancy Drew And Her Biggest Case Ever

“When kidnapped, I am often reminded that a sack over your head, a gag in your mouth, or rope around your wrists are anything but fashionable.” Detective Nancy Drew offers this and many other pearls of wisdom to the audience throughout Nancy Drew and Her Biggest Case Ever. This mystery as per usual features hidden doorways, kidnapping, a questionable will, supposed ghosts, and cut phone lines. Nancy works to help two recently orphaned girl...

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Dinosaurus

Dinosaurus

Modern day dinosaurs are discovered under the earth’s surface when scientists from an oil-finding expedition break through the earth’s crust after an explosion. As the confused humans begin to understand and document their discovery, the dinosaurs discuss how they will deal with the new arrivals. Deciding that they must be related to the monkeys that cause all sorts of trouble they decide that they will have to eat – their word for kill – the humans to avoid disaster. While the dinosaurs plot, one scientist collects evidence and reveals his plan to...

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Stories Gone Wilde

Stories Gone Wilde

Children will be introduced to the works of a famous author in this play comprised of adaptations of stories from Oscar Wilde’s short works of children’s fiction including The Selfish Giant, The Nightingale and the Rose,  The Birthday of the Infanta, The Remarkable Rocket, and The Happy Prince. Wilde’s classic sarcasm, quick wit, and ingenious highlight of the brutal, dark side of nature contrasts with acts of unbelievable love and selflessness in this adaptation ...

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Totally Red

Totally Red

Little Red Riding Hood gets several makeovers in this creative introduction to theater styles. The original story is set up using a basic storybook theater style and is then retold in various styles including melodrama, Shakespearean, hip-hop music, avant-garde, and musical theater. The script itself is humorous and includes...

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Wondrous Tales of Old Japan

Wondrous Tales of Old Japan

Kabuki Theatre comes to life in a child friendly way in this dramatized collection of fairy tales from Japan. The show’s opening introduces children to the elements of Kabuki; music, costumes, vocal use, stage assistants, and movement are succinctly but thoroughly explained and demonstrated...

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