2014 - 2015 Season
Book by Carole Graham Lehan. Adapted from Gifted Hands
by Ben Carson, M.D. & Cecil Murphey & Think Big
by Ben Carson, M.D.
with Cecil Murphey.
An original THEATRICAL ARTS PRODUCTION
An original biography of a contemporary African-American hero. This is the inspirational story of a Johns Hopkins doctor who was raised in inner-city Detroit by a mother with a third grade education. Dr. Carson is world renowned for his skill as a pediatric neurosurgeon as well as his commitment to inspire people to be the very best they can be.
Recommended for Grades 4 and up
Dates: January 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, 30
February 10, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20
2014 - 2015 Season:
Goldilocks and the Three Billy Pigs Gruff
Ben Carson, M.D.
A Pocket Full of Rhymes
The Diary of Ann Frank
One of the most cherished Holocaust documents brought to the stage. A young girl’s account of her two years in hiding. “A testament to the indestructible nature of the human spirit.” Brings to life this young girls struggles with the effects of racism in a war-torn country.
Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service
A THEATRICAL ARTS PRODUCTIONS
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Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts, Inc.
Book by Carole Graham Lehan
Music by Chris Youstra
A THEATRICAL ARTS PRODUCTION
One of our most popular original musicals featuring Goldilocks in three tales of three. The story seamlessly weaves through "The Three Little Pigs", "The Three Bears", and "The Three Billy Goats Gruff." Each villian is faced with the decision to make a good choice or a bad choice. The upbeat music and colorful costumes makes this a must see. It explores themes of responsibility, bullying, determination, consequences of actions and friendship.
Recommended for Grades 1-4
Dates: October 21, 23, 24, 27, 28, 30, 31
November 3, 6, 7, 18, 20, 21
December 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 19
Curricular Connections: Teamwork, Community, Relationships, and the Language of Lessons
Curricular Connection: bullying, focus on education, goal setting, diversity, discovering your gifts, kindness, individuality, overcoming great odds
Adaptation, book and lyrics by Jim Eiler
Music by Jim Eiler and Jeanne Bargy
Produced by THEATRICAL ARTS PRODUCTIONS
This exciting show is an energetic musical revue featuring Mother Goose's "greatest hits." Classic nursery rhymes are set to a catchy contemporary score as Mother Goose teaches her young friends a variety of lessons. Moving through a variety of styles of 20th Century American music, Mother Goose and the kids explore favorites like "The Spider and The Fly", "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star." They end with Mother Goose telling the story of a thousand years of human civilization in music and rhyme. Full of songs and fun costumes, this is perfect for our younger audiences! With themes of community, working together, geography and history.
Recommended for Pre-Kindergarten
through 1st grade
Dates: March 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 26, 27
Curricular Connections: Making a difference, Heroes, Actions speak louder than words, Investigating Personal Strength, and Determination
Curricular Connections: Making a Difference, Facing Injustices, Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Investigating Personal Strength, and Determination
Recommended for Upper Elementary,
Middle & High School
Dates: April 9, 10, 13, 14, 16, 17, 28, 30
May 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 18, 19, 21, 22