* Dover school shows at Delaware State University - 10:00am & noon.
* All shows are open to the public as well as to school groups.
* Shows are generally one hour long.
IF YOU GIVE A PIG A PANCAKE
AND OTHER STORY BOOKS
A musical based on popular children books, including: Diary of a Worm, Fluffy the Classroom Guinea Pig, Horace and Morris but Mostly Dolores, How I Became a Pirate, Lilly’s Big Day, The Paper Bag Princess, Ruby Mae Has Something to Say. November 24 (Wilmington), 25 (Dover) and January 22 (Wilmington-9:30 show sold out, 12:00 show still available), grades P-4, $6.00
THE PLANT THAT ATE DIRTY SOCKS
A fun-filled musical that features an enormous plant that eats the smelly, dirty socks of messy Michael and is based on the book series by Nancy McArthur. November 13 (Wilmington) and 14 (Dover), grades 3 through 7, $6.00.
FOUR SCORE AND SEVEN YEARS AGO
The story of two men of different races and different sides of the Civil War, who befriend one another in an exciting and suspenseful musical. January 9 and April 6 (both in Wilmington), grades 3 through 8, $6.00.
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
Based on the Roald Dahl book, takes the classic characters , including young James Trotter, Old-Green-Grasshopper, Centipede, and Miss Spider on a new magical musical journey down the hill, through the countryside, across the sea, and into the air. February 11 Wilmington, grades K through 5, $6.00
A musical adapted from the popular series by Patricia Reilly Giff, Kids of the Polk Street School, with its message of friendship and understanding. January 28 (Dover), grades P through 4. $6.00
Dramatic adaptation of the Lois Lowry book based in Pennsylvania in the early 1900’s which deals with Katy Thatcher, a precocious and curious young girl, and her neighbor Jacob, who has autism. April 20 (Wilmington) and 21 (Dover), is for grades 4 through 8. $6.00
THE JUNGLE BOOK
Based on the classic tales by Rudyard Kipling, a musical that takes Mowgli on a life full of adventure and conflict, filled with mystery and danger! May 11, grades K-5. $6.00
NATE THE GREAT
A new musical based on the first volume of Marjorie Weinman Sharmat’s classic book series. This pint-size detective is featured in a new musical about teamwork and friendship. May 14 (Dover) and 15 (Wilmington location to be announced) Grades P-4, $6.00
Both based on Margaret Wise Brown’s and Clement Hurd’s beloved bedtime classics. Whimsical puppetry and evocative music will bring the dream-like imagery to life in these stories that have delighted several generations. Friday, February 13 (President's holiday for some), grades P-2. $12.00
THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE
An enchanting musical based on C.S. Lewis’ adventure story about four children who enter the land of Narnia.
Saturday, December 6pm, (family performance) at 2:00,
grades K - 7, $12
JUNIE B. JONES
Finally coming to Delaware on a Saturday, May 16, at 2:00. Bring your Junie B. fans to see the “bestest” musical ever featuring First Grader (at Last!), Boss of Lunch, One-Man Band, and Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal.
Tickets are just $12.00.
Make it a birthday party or bring a gang of 15 or more fans and save $1.00 per ticket. Appropriate for Grades K-5.
At the Schwartz Center for the Arts,
226 S. State Street in Dover
Tickets sold through the DuPont Theatre
Reservations and Information:
E-mail Barbara with questions, bookings, or comments.
When emailing please note time, date, and name of the show you are interested in.
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