Tag: theatre

Secret Soldiers at Coterie Theatre

This week’s field trip found us braving the polar vortex and sub-zero temperatures for a performance of “Secret Soldiers” at the Coterie Theatre. The show is about the hidden history of women who fought disguised as men during the Civil…

Chicken Little: The Musical at TYA

image courtesy of Theatre for Young America website This week we rocked out to Chicken Little: The Musical, presented at Theatre for Young America in Union Station. This performance took the original children’s story and gave it a modern, musical…

Peter Pan at Theatre for Young America

This week we visited Theatre for Young America for their performance of the children’s classic, Peter Pan. The actors were a mix of theatre camp students and professional actors, which gave the performance a fun feeling. The play featured highlights…

The Young King at JCCC

image courtesy of Johnson County Community College website We were privileged to attend the beautiful performance of “The Young King” at Johnson County Community College performed by Slingsby Theatre from Australia. This play is based on a story by Oscar…

Tuck Everlasting at Coterie Theatre

image courtesy of Scholastic This week we watched a lovely performance of the children’s classic, Tuck Everlasting by Babbitt. This book is the story of the Winnie Foster and her chance meeting with the Tuck family. The Tucks drank water…

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook

This week we attended a performance of “Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook” at Theatre for Young America in Union Station. This fun and lighthearted show took its script from several books in the beloved children’s series. In the…

Secret of Courage at Coterie Theatre

image courtesy of Coterie Theatre This week we attended a world premiere performance of “The Secret of Courage” by Laurie Brooks. The play begins with the main character finding out that the headaches he has been having are actually symptoms…

My Father’s Dragon at JCCC

On Wednesday we went to the Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College to watch a live performance of “My Father’s Dragon” based on the book of the same name by Ruth Stiles Gannett. A classic of children’s literature, the…

Click Clack Boo at TYA

This week we visited Theatre for Young America at Union Station to watch a live performance of “Click Clack Boo,” the Halloween book from the beloved series by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. Farmer Brown is afraid of Halloween, so…