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Janet’s Planet – A Tour Through the Solar System

Monday, November 8, 2021

9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

(60 minutes)

Focusing on the “STEAM” education initiative, emphasizing Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics, Janet’s Planet: A Tour Through the Solar System will take students to the outermost reaches of the universe, and beyond, explaining things along the way! “Janet’s Plant” inspires critical thinking and problem solving by presenting scenario-based issues that require collaboration and creativity to solve.

Grades: 4th – 6th

Curriculum Connections: STEAM, Space, Earth Science

A Very Electric Christmas

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

(60 minutes)

Lightwire Theater returns with the story of a young bird named Max and his family heading south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course during a snowstorm, he ends up lost and alone at the North Pole. As he tries to make his way home, his adventure begins, encountering Nutcracker soldiers, caroling worms dancing poinsettias, mischievous mice and an evil Rat King. Brighten your holidays with this captivating and magical glow-in-the-dark tale of adventure, friendship and love!

Grades: PreK – 5th

Curriculum Connections: Visual Arts, Technology, Puppetry, Dance, Music

Freedom Riders

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

(60 minutes)

Set in 1961, fifteen years after the United States Supreme Court had outlawed segregation, bus lines and cities throughout the South still enforced a rigid system of separating black and white citizens. The Freedom Riders, both black and white Americans, from the North and the South, decided to travel together on buses that crossed state lines despite the hateful segregation and racism that had a strong hold in so many parts of the United States. The unforgettable heroes, and the facts behind the events portrayed in Freedom Riders, are essential to a full understanding of the Civil Rights era and American history.

Grades: 3rd – 8th

Curriculum Connections: Civil Rights, American History, Music

Macbeth

Thursday, February 17, 2022

10:00 a.m.

(2 hours with Intermission)

A powerful commentary on unchecked ambition and power, Macbeth, a thrilling tale of ruthless ambition, deadly deceptions, intense paranoia, and ultimately, insanity, is one of Shakespeare’s most influential contributions to world literature. The play, read by millions each year, offers timeless lessons about motivation and human nature. Aquila Theatre breathes new life and vigorous dramatic fire into this wickedly famous work, with The New Yorker describing their productions as “The classics made relevant with superb acting and clever staging” while The New York Times exclaims “The excellent Aquila Theatre [is] an extraordinarily inventive and disciplined outfit.”

Grades: 9th – 12th

Curriculum Connections: Literature, Theater

Paddington Gets in a Jam

Thursday, March 10, 2022

9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

(60 minutes)

In this original slapstick comedy, Paddington goes next door to borrow a cup of sugar from his neighbor Mr. Curry, who is in a panic because he’s expecting a visit from his Great Aunt Matilda. And so, Paddington volunteers to help Mr Curry with his to-do list before her imminent arrival. Throughout the afternoon Paddington attempts items on the list, but in typical Paddington fashion, nothing goes to plan. Will Paddington be able to fix everything before Great Aunt Matilda arrives?

Grades: PreK – 3rd

Curriculum Connections: Reading Skills & Comprehension, Writing & Storytelling, Vocabulary, Problem Solving, Creativity & Imagination, Arts & Crafts, Geography