School Performances

 

Virginia Repertory Theatre
MLK: I Have a Dream (Elementary/Middle)
February 13 at 9:30 am
Run Time: 60 minutes

The phenomenal impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is chronicled in this compelling dramatization of the life and times of one of the most influential and charismatic leaders of the American Century. Inspired by the arrest of Rosa Parks, Dr. King puts his philosophy of nonviolent protest to work. He gains recognition and becomes the dominant force in the Civil Rights Movement during its decade of greatest achievement.

Curriculum Guide: http://va-rep.org/tour/guides/I%20Have%20a%20Dream%20-%20Study%20Guide.pdf

Virginia Repertory Theatre
The Song of Mulan (Elementary)
March 22 at 9:30 am
Run Time: 50 minutes

Based on the epic Chinese poem, The Ballad of Mulan, our noble Mulan embodies honor and heroism whose positive nature stands the test of time.  When Mulan learns that her ailing father is drafted into Khan’s army, she protects him by serving in his place. Disguised as a man, she risks everything to maintain family honor. This noble Chinese folk tale features an extraordinary heroine, authentic costumes and props, and lovely songs. It also provides an educational journey to the heart and soul of an ancient civilization.

Curriculum Guide: the-song-of-mulan-study-guide

TheaterWorks USA
Charlotte’s Web (Elementary)
April 13 at 9:30am & 11:00 am
Run Time: 60 minutes

Based on the bestselling book by E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web tells the story of a rambunctious pig named Wilbur who is desperately trying to avoid the butcher and a friendly spider named Charlotte who uses her web and creative thinking to save him from slaughter. This funny and heartfelt classic will excite young readers as they watch a familiar story come alive on stage and teach them that sometimes it’s the most unlikely friends that prove to be the best.