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2017-2018 School Shows

 

THEATRE FOR SCHOOLS

The Lion, the Witch, and The Wardrobe

Based on the Story by C.S. Lewis
Adapted by le Clanche du Rand
Now extended until February 28 due to demand!
 Whisenhunt Stage
Tuesday-Friday School Shows: 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Grades K and up

Journey through the Wardrobe to Narnia for an imaginative adventure to help Aslan defeat the White Queen!  With just two actors and a lot of theatre magic, this classic tale comes to life in a way never before experienced.

Curriculum Connections:  Language Arts, Social Emotional Learning (Kindness, courage, forgiveness)

APPLAUSE

“…the perfect holiday treat for every member of your family.” – DC Metro Arts

“even more magical… due to its reliance on innovation and clever storytelling techniques … a terrific introduction for younger children and an invitation to revisit the familiar world of Narnia for older children.” – Kentucky.com


Holiday Heroes

Written by Allen Robertson, Shaun Branigan, and Jerome Schoolar

November 30 – December 14, 2017, Topfer Stage
Monday-Friday School Shows: 9:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Grades Pre-K and up

Welcome to a whole NEW adaptation of Holiday Heroes.  It’s the holiday season and the characters named RED and GREEN work in a factory sharply divided between a red side and a green side. One day, instead of a package, RED and GREEN receive a visitor – PURPLE. PURPLE doesn’t fit into either side, and GREEN can’t seem to get rid of her. Through music, mime and mischief, PURPLE helps RED and GREEN learn the value of giving, empathy, and to see the world from the other point of view.
Curriculum Connections:  Holidays, Social Emotional Learning (Acceptance, conflict resolution, giving)

Las Aventuras de Enoughie

Las Aventuras de Enoughie: Un Cuento de Kindness (The Adventures of Enoughie: A Story of Kindness)
Based on the character of Enoughie from the Kindness Campaign
Scripted by Caroline Reck with the cast
January 16 – February 23, 2018
Mexican American Cultural Center
Tuesday-Friday School Shows: 10:00 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Grades Pre-K and up

Enoughie knows what it’s like to be different from other kids.  He’s got a blue furry face and a magical antennae. So when his new friends Esme and Hector get into an argument over their differences, Enoughie uses his magical antennae to help them resolve their disagreement and learn to empathize, trust, work together, and believe in themselves.  This bilingual puppet production will be presented in collaboration with ZACH Theatre, Teatro Vivo, Glass Half Full Theatre, and The Kindness Campaign.

Curriculum Connections:  Dual Language, Social Emotional Learning (Kindness, anti-bullying, acceptance)


Goodnight Moon

Adapted from the book by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd
Book, music, and lyrics by Chad Henry

February 27-May 25, 2018, Kleberg Stage
Tuesday-Friday School Shows: 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Grades Pre-K and up
Step into the Great Green Room as one of the most iconic children’s books of all time is brought to life. In this lively musical, Bunny’s room magically comes alive with stunning puppetry, tap dancing bears, and even a trip through the night sky with a constellation light show.
Curriculum Connections:  Language Arts, Social Emotional Learning (Imagination, problem solving)
APPLAUSE

Goodnight Moon is an absolute delight and a perfect show for all ages.” – R We There Yet Mom

“…an hour long musical that will  both entertain and delight the young and the old in the crowd.” – Live Mom


About field trips

ZACH’s Theatre for Youth series provides field trip opportunities for students to experience live theatre with educational content. Plays incorporate TEKS aligned subjects and offer Instructional Study Guides for teachers and students. Payment and reservation policy information

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COST: $8.00 per child. Title 1 Discounts available based on a sliding scale. 1 adult for every ten children is free. Each additional adult is $16.

Any questions call 512-476-0594 x236 or e-mail us at education@zachtheatre.org

NOTES FOR TEACHERS:

After you make your reservation, you will receive a confirmation notice within three days. Payment in full is due one month before your visit. If find you need an extension on your payment due date, please call 512-476-0594 x236 and we will help set a new payment due date.
For every ten student tickets purchased, you will receive 1 free adult ticket. Both teachers and parents should be included in the number of adult tickets reserved. Parents cannot purchase individual tickets with the theatre, as all reservations must be done through the school.
Reservation numbers may be increased at anytime, if space allows. However, any decreases to your reservation must be made one month prior to visit. After this time all reserved seats must be paid for regardless of day-of attendance.

Cancellations must be given in writing at least 4 weeks prior to reservation. No refund for payment will be given if inadequate notice is given.

ZACH Theatre is located right next to Zilker park and has a small park and baseball field on site. Please feel free to utilize these areas for a picnic lunch or recreation area.
Remember to reserve your buses early.

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This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

ZACH Theatre is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization located in Austin, Texas.

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