Theatre for Young Audiences

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FLORIDA REP EDUCATION'S Upcoming 2019-2020 Theatre for Young Audiences Shows

It’s Junie B.’s first day of first grade, and a lot of things have changed for her: Junie’s friend, Lucille, doesn’t want to be her best pal anymore and, on the bus, Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. Also, Junie has trouble reading and her teacher, Mr. Scary, thinks she may need glasses. Throw in a friendly cafeteria lady, a kickball tournament and a “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal,” and first grade has never been more exciting!

Recommended for grades PK-4th

QUOTES FROM KODY

 “We couldn’t be more excited for next season’s lineup of professional TYA tours that will be visiting schools all over SW Florida.”

 “This year’s titles will take students on a wild ride through magical realms of Narnia, kingdoms and shipwrecks of Twelfth Night, and the everyday hardships of Elementary School of Junie B. Jones.”

 “Dates to book are limited so be sure to reach out to our Outreach manager; Anna McCullers at amccullers@floridarep.org to reserve a production for your school today!”

 

 

Based on the novel by C.S. Lewis

Adapted by Don Quinn

Recommended for grades 5-8th

That master of imaginative enchantment, C.S. Lewis, has created a unique world and he invites children to walk into it and enjoy both surprise and adventure. An old house in rural England becomes the home base for four children who wander into an incredible country through an old wardrobe and help the country return to summer. In the incredible Narnia, they make friends with the frightened forest people who have almost given up hope for the return of good King Aslan, their one true ruler.

 

 

 

 

Adapted by Bill Kincaid

Recommended for grades 9-12th

Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare’s comedies about an unusual love triangle and the fictional land of Illyria.  The madcap adventure demonstrates just how far we are willing to go to find the one we love and to discover how to love one’s self. Even though Twelfth Night was written over 400 years ago, many of its comedic aspects are still funny today. In fact, many of our modern movies (Mrs. DoubtfireWhite Chicks, and She’s the Man) have the same premise as Twelfth Night does, with a man or woman having to dress as the opposite gender in pursuing the one they love.

Two ways to see our Theatre For Young Audience Series!

Our LUNCHBOX PROGRAM invites schools to bring their students to see our Theatre for Young Audience Series in the Historic Arcade Theatre! In addition to the performance, students will participate in a Q&A with our actors, and learn from an interactive workshop which connects to curriculum, and students are encouraged to bring a packed lunch to enjoy during the workshop! Tickets are just $10 per student/chaperoneNEW THIS YEAR: To help with the cost of transportation, we are offering a $100 discount to schools which bring 100 students or more!

Let us come to you! The TYA series also TOURS directly to schools! We pack up our set, costumes, and actors, and bring our show to you! Pricing for a performance to come directly to your school is as follows: 

$375 for 300 students and under
$475 for 301 to 400 students
$575 for 401 to 500 students
$675 for 501+

*$300 for a 30 minute PK version 

Before the Lunchbox Show or Tour, we will send you a Study Guide that provides background, history, and pre and post-show activities that can connect with the curriculum!

If you have any questions or are interested in booking a Lunchbox Performance or a Tour, please email or call Anna McCullers 239-332-4665 x 1552

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