To Kill a Mockingbird
September 20th at 9:30am
Inspired by Lee’s own childhood in Alabama, To Kill a Mockingbird features one of literature’s towering symbols of integrity and righteousness in the character of Atticus Finch, based on Lee’s own father. The character of Scout, based on Lee herself, has come to define youthful innocence—and its inevitable loss—for generation after generation of readers around the world. Adult cast. Content Advisory; To Kill a Mockingbird is set in the Depression-era South. The play includes racist language, mild violence, and discussions of rape. The play is best suited for ages 12 and up. This show is for grades 5th – high school audiences. The show will run approximately 2 hours. Tickets are $5 each
Annabelle Broom, the Unhappy Witch
October 31st at 9:30am and 12:30pm
Annabelle Broom is a non-conformist witch who would rather help than hinder. She ends up clashing with her tough witch superiors over her unconventional beliefs and nearly loses her haunting card when she decides to help instead of frighten 2 lost children. But Annabelle and virtue triumph over the forces of darkness proving that trickery doesn’t always pay. This show will run approximately 60 mins. Adult and youth cast. Perfect for grades K-6th grade. Tickets are $5 each.
Kenn Adams’ Adventure Theatre
Episode Three: Adventure Beneath the Sea!
December 6th at 9:30am and 12:30pm
Race along with our youthful hero as she dives to the bottom of the sea in a futuristic submarine! Make friends with the exotic creatures of the deep and meet the strange inhabitants of an underwater city. But, life beneath the sea is not an underwater paradise. A villain has come who is poisoning the water and destroying the ocean. Suddenly, our hero must outrace a squadron of enemy aqua-speeders, escape the clutches of a maniacal mermaid, discover the mysteries of the forbidden kelp forest, defeat the villain, and save the world! And, along the way, she might just learn a bit about water pollution, ecosystems, and ocean conservation. Kenn Adams will lead this audience participation story. Perfect for grades K–5th. Tickets are $5 each.
School House Rock, Jr. Rising Stars Youth Cast
January 24th at 9:30am and 12:30pm
Based on the ever-popular, Emmy-award-winning 1970s cartoons, this fast-paced musical teaches lessons with clever, catchy tunes. School House Rock, Live! follows Tom, a young schoolteacher, who is nervous about his first day of teaching. He tries to relax by watching TV, when various characters representing facets of his personality emerge from the set and show him how to win his students over with imagination and music. Memorable songs as “Just a Bill,” “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly” and “Conjunction Junction” bring his lesson plans vividly to life. This show will run approximately 60 mins. Rising Stars Workshop performed by students ages 7 and up. This show is perfect for K-6th grade audiences. Tickets are $5 each.
Dr. Seuss’s, The Cat in the Hat
February 28th at 9:30am and 12:30pm
From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat that they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and the craziest of ideas, he is certainly loads of fun. He turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure… but what will mum find when she gets home…? This show will run approximately 45 mins. Adult and youth cast. Perfect for grades K- 4th. Tickets are $5 each.
Rumpelstiltskin and the Game of the Name, The Musical
May 9th at 9:30am and 12:30pm
Based on the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, Rumpelstiltskin and the Game of the Name is a children’s musical making its debut at the Woodland Opera House. The poor Miller’s tall tales get him into hot water, as he brags about his shy, unassuming daughter, Jane’s, ability to spin straw into gold. Music is composed by Vatrena King, and book and lyrics written by Catherine Hurd, the team behind the award-winning musical, Zuccotti Park. This show will run approximately 70 mins. Adult and youth cast. Perfect for grades 2nd-6th. Tickets are $5 each.
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