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Lutcher Incredible Kids Events (LIKE)


 

**Groups of 10 or more: $5 per person | Individual tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for kids (unless otherwise noted)

Hamlet

Tuesday, October 22, 2024 – 10 a.m.

Grades 7th – 12th

In this 75-minute adaptation of Hamlet, set in contemporary clothing with hints of Elizabethan silhouettes, we see Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, home from school to mourn the death of his father, King Hamlet, who has died two months earlier. Hamlet is disgusted by the marriage of his newly widowed mother, Queen Gertrude, to his Uncle, King Hamlet’s brother, Claudius, who now has the throne.

A Very Electric Christmas

Thursday, December 12, 2024 – 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

All Ages

Dancing toy soldiers, caroling worms and performing poinsettia’s, light up the stage in Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas. Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits, including Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey and Tchaikovsky.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Visual Arts
  • Technology
  • Puppetry
  • Dance, Music

Pete the Cat

Tuesday, February 11, 2025 – 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

Grades PreK-3rd

For Pete the Cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up. So the minute the groovy blue cat meets The Biddles, he gets the whole family rocking. Together, they set out on a mission to help Jimmy conquer second grade art, and along the way, they both learn a little something new about inspiration. Join Jimmy and Pete on an adventure of friendship, all the way to Paris and back in a VW Bus!

Curriculum Connections:

  • Communication and Language Arts
  • Literature Based
  • Music
  • Relationships and Family

Underneath a Magical Moon:

A reimagining of Peter Pan as told by Wendy Darling

Tuesday, February 25, 2025 – 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

Grades 1st-5th

Come with us as we invite you to fly into a fantastical world of adventure, where time stands still, the impossible seems possible, and if you close your eyes and believe, then you really can make anything happen.

Tutti Frutti and leading playwright Mike Kenny have teamed up to re-imagine the enchanting story of Peter Pan, as told by Wendy. Wendy Darling, who is the owner of stories, mother to the lost boys, a believer in fairies and a young girl with her feet firmly on the ground.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Fine Arts: Performance, Sound Design, Music and Composition
  • Language Arts: Storytelling, Character, Adaptations, Creative Writing
  • Science: the Moon, the Natural Environment
  • Emotional/Social Development: Relationships, Growing Up, Family Siblings/Parents, Identity, Imagination, Imaginative  Play, Emotional Literacy, Risk Taking, Self Esteem, Aspirations, Gender roles, Friendships

Doktor Kaboom: Under Pressure

Wednesday, March 26, 2025 – 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

Grades 3rd-8th

In this exciting new work, Doktor Kaboom, along with a magnificent cast of volunteers, demonstrates the power of pressure and how it affects us, even though we cannot see it.

Equal parts interactive science, comedy, and personal empowerment messages, Doktor Kaboom: Under Pressure! clearly illustrates physical science concepts which are also metaphors for some of the real-life mental and emotional pressures we all experience.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Science (Embedded Inquiry, Embedded Technology and Engineering)
  • Physical Science (Matter, Energy, Motion, Forces of Nature)
  • STEAM
  • Theatre (Character Acting, Comedy)
  • Health (Preventing Injuries)
  • Social Emotional Learning (Self-Awareness, Self-Confidence, Social Awareness, Respect for Others, Self-Management, Perseverance, Positive Attitude, Responsible Decision Making)

A Year With Frog and Toad

Wednesday, April 16, 2025 – 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

Grades K-5th

A hit on Broadway, A Year With Frog And Toad was nominated for 3 TONY Awards – including Best Musical. Based on Arnold Lobel’s beloved children’s books and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score by Robert and Willie Reale that bubbles with melody and wit, the show is an inventive, exuberant, and enchanting experience for the whole family.  This whimsical musical follows two great friends — the cheerful, popular Frog and the curmudgeonly Toad — through four, fun-filled seasons, meeting new friends like Man Bird and Lady Bird; Father, Mother and Young Frog; Turtle; Squirrel and many more along the way. Part vaudeville, part make believe, all charm, A Year With Frog And Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures, weathering all seasons.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Literature
  • Performing arts
  • Theatre, music, dance
  • Problem solving
  • Emotional and social development
  • Self expression
  • Friendship

Sponsored By:

Lutcher Theater Service Guild