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TheatreworksUSA tours its musicals and plays, guest artists and arts--in-education programs nationwide. Our repertoire includes productions that fall into three general categories - history & biography, literary adaptations, and original "issue" shows, such as discrimination, peer-pressure, literacy and substance abuse, among many others.
A Christmas Carol - 'Tis the season for merriment and fun! Catch the holiday spirit with Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit and all the rest in Theatreworks' heartwarming musical based on the Dickens classic. (approximately one-hour in length)
Aesop's Fables (Jim West Productions) - Aesop's Fables (Jim West's Productions)
AESOP: THE UNTOLD STORIES OF AESOP'S FABLES - If you could talk to the animals, what would you say? After a lonely birthday spent on his grandfather’s farm, Eli wakes up to find himself thrust into a magical world where it’s hare vs. tortoise, ant vs. grasshopper and every animal has an opinion. With his trusty dog Hugo by his side, Eli is bound to find a few new friends in this joyride through some of Aesop’s favorite fables.
African Folk Tales - AFRICAN FOLK TALES
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Two Beans Productions) - Laugh and sing along as Alexander wakes up with gum in his hair, trips on a skateboard, and accidentally drops his sweater in the sink -- all before breakfast! This charming musical from Two Beans Productions is based on the book by Judith Viorst.
Alexander, Who's Not, Not, Not, Not, Not, Not Going to Move (Two Beans Productions) - Alexander’s Not, Not, Not, Not, Not, Not Going to Move
A to Z Mysteries - The Absent Author - When Dink invites his favorite mystery writer to visit Green Lawn, Wallace Wallace responds that the only thing that would keep him would be if he's kidnapped. When the big day arrives, and no Wallace, Dink suspects foul play. It's up to Dink and his friends, Josh and Rose, to find him - before it's too late! (Approximately one hour in length. Recommended for grades Pre-K - 4.) Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships and Family
Berenstain Bears in Family Matters, The Musical (Matt Murphy Productions), The - There's trouble in the treehouse... Brother Bear has trouble with a school quiz, so he hides it in the cookie jar. Sister Bear makes friends with a frog and hides it in the cookie jar. Papa has been eating candy when he's supposed to be on a diet, and the wrapper ends up in the cookie jar... It's up to Mama to follow the cookie trail and sort things out!
Bunnicula - Chester the cat and Harold the dog are suspicious of the Monroe family’s new pet rabbit: could Bunnicula be a vampire? A “hare-raising” new musical based on the books by James and Deborah Howe.
Cat in the Hat, The - The Cat in the Hat
Charlotte's Web - The miraculous Charlotte and the lovable Wilbur star in E.B. White's ever-popular tale of bravery, selfless love and the true meaning of friendship.
Civil War, The - An escaped slave, his former master’s son, an Irish immigrant, and a girl masquerading as a drummer boy find their lives inextricably linked in this powerful American musical about standing up for your beliefs.
Clementine - Clementine
Click, Clack, Moo - All day long Farmer Brown hears "click clack moo, clickety clackety moo..." The cows are typing and protesting their working conditions! A hilariously "moo-ving" new musical about compromise, based on the award-winning book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin.
Color of Justice, The - A brilliant fighter for human rights and a courageous little girl take on the doctrine of separate but equal. Follow their case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court in this gripping drama about Thurgood Marshall's struggle against school segregation, Brown v. Board of Education.
Curious George - In this delightful musical, George ends up on a mission to help Chef Pisghetti's meatballs win a world-famous competition. This adventure takes him to Rome and The Golden Meatball Contest. With every swing and flip, George takes the audience through a fun-filled story in which he learns more about Rome -- and meatballs than he'd ever imagined! Join CURIOUS GEORGE and his friends in this new, original musical! This program is in development. More content will be added.
Dragons Love Tacos & Other Stories - Dragons Love Tacos & Other Stories
Fancy Nancy & Other Story Books - Theatreworks USA's all-new musical revue is made up of several mini-musicals based on popular children's books including Duck for President, Fancy Nancy, Pirates Don't Change Diapers, I Have to Go, and many more great stories. Featured books subject to change.
Fly Guy and Other Stories - Fly Guy and Other Stories
Freedom Train - Harriet Tubman, the intrepid conductor of the Underground Railroad, comes to life in an extraordinary production, with traditional music of the period. One of Theatreworks' biggest hits! Target is the National Tour Sponsor of this production.
Frosty (Barter Theatre) -
FROSTY - The Barter PlayersWhen Billy places a lost hat on a snowman’s head, Frosty the snowman comes to life! Join them as they embark on a musical adventure filled with thrills, chills and the real magic of the holidays… love. This program is in development. More content will be added.
Henry and Mudge - Sometimes it's tough being a kid, but life is a lot easier -- and a lot more fun -- when you've got an extremely large, slobbery, canine buddy to share your adventures! Follow the exploits of Henry and Mudge throughout the seasons in this new musical based on Cynthia Rylant's best-selling books.
Heron & Crane - DA! Theatre Collective -
Heron & Crane - DA! Theatre CollectiveA comedy of two strong-willed birds who discover that becoming friends requires a little give-and-take... or maybe a lot! Adapted from a Russian folktale, with a new ending every time!
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie & Other Story Books - A sparkling revue comprised of several mini-musicals based on popular children's books, including Amazing Grace; Owen , Borreguita and the Coyote, Master Man, Math Curse, and Imogene's Antlers.
Imogene's Antlers & Other Stories - A sparkling revue comprised of several mini-musicals based on popular children's books, including Amazing Grace; Owen , Borreguita and the Coyote, Master Man, Math Curse, and Imogene's Antlers.
Junie B. Jones - Hurray, Hurray! Junie B. Jones is finally graduating from kindergarten and is ready for first grade, at last! But getting used to the whole new group of friends, a new teacher, and new glasses is challenging, even for irrepressible Junie B. Follow her adventures as she writes everything down in her "top-secret personal beeswax" journal. A new musical based on the books by Barbara Park.
Junie's Essential Survival Guide to School - Junie B. Jones is back and better than ever with a new guide to surviving your school days. In her year and a half in school, Junie has learned a jillion things and she can't wait to share them. An all-new musical adventure based on Barbara Park's popular book.
Lewis & Clark: A Celebration of American Teamwork -
Lewis & Clark: A Celebration of American Teamwork
Broadway performer Patrick Garner's one-man show explores the newly-acquired Louisiana Purchase with the team of Lewis, Clark and their Native American guide, Sacajawea. Approximately one hour in length. Recommended for grades K - 5. Curriculum Connections: Communication & Language Arts, Social Studies.
Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, The - A thrilling musical based on C.S. Lewis' enchanting adventure of four children transported to the fabled land of Narnia.
Martha Speaks - When the family dog eats a bowl of alphabet soup, the letters go up to her brain instead of down to her belly, and Martha literally becomes outspoken! A new musical adapted from the Martha Speaks series of books by Susan Meddaugh, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Watch “Martha Speaks” on PBS Kids.
Miss Nelson is Missing - Miss Nelson is Missing
Nate the Great - Who do you call when there's a mystery you just can't solve? Nate the Great of course! He has found lost balloons, slippers, chickens, and even a lost goldfish. But, can he solve the baffling case of the missing painting? Find out in this new musical based on the book by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. Target is the national tour sponsor of this production.
Nutcracker, The - The ultimate holiday treat. An entrancing version of the cherished ballet, beautifully costumed and choreographed. An ideal introduction to dance. Ballet for Young Audiences.
Peter Pan - Second star to the right, and straight on 'til morning!" In turn of the century London, seven children use their imaginations to enact the story of Peter Pan. Based on John Caird and Trevor Nunn's adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic tale. This is a journey you'll never forget!
Pete the Cat - Pete the Cat
Phantom of the Opera, The - Who is the mysterious figure terrifying the Paris Opera- and what will happen to the plucky young soprano who crosses his path? Theatreworks' very own musical adaptation.
Pucci Sports - Pucci Sports
Queen Nur: Voices of Courage - Critically acclaimed storyteller Queen Nur creates indelible portraits of several pioneering African American women, including Sojourner Truth, Ida B. Wells, Mary McLeod and Cathy Williams.
Ramona Quimby (Two Beans Productions) - Hold on to your hat for the latest madcap capers of mischievous elementary school student, Ramona, from the award-winning books of Beverly Cleary.
Rapunzel - Emerald City Theatre -
Rapunzel - Emerald City TheatreAn enchanting musical that sheds new light on the beloved fairy tale, revealing it not only as a fable about a witch, a prince and a girl imprisoned in a tower, but also as a modern allegory about parents and children, and the pangs and pleasures of growing up. This program is in development. More content will be added.
Red Bull Theater: Shakespeare Residencies & Workshops - Red Bull Theater's dynamic teaching artists creatively engage your students and help make Shakespeare accessible and meaningful to them via acting and writing projects, as well as hands-on exposure to the Bard's masterworks. Workshops can be tailored to your students' needs, and are available for a variety of grade levels. Single-day workshops and extended residencies are available.
Revolution in Room 13 - Revolution in Room 13
Seussical - "Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters and stories hit the stage in this unforgettable musical adventure by Broadway veterans Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens. The noble Horton the Elephant, the one-feathered bird Gertrude McFuzz and the antics of the Cat in the Hat steal the spotlight in one of Theatreworks' largest-scale productions to date!
Skippyjon Jones - Skippyjon Jones wants to be the best Chihuahua ever. The only problem: he's actually a Siamese cat! Before you can say "holy guacamole," Skippyjon's wild imagination takes over and he becomes El Skippito Bandito, the greatest canine sword fighter in Mexico! A new musical based on the best-selling book by Judy Schachner.
Skippyjon Jones Snow What - Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the bravest Chihuahua of them all? Skippyjon Jones the Siamese cat who thinks he's a dog. While his sisters listen to Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Skippy bounces on his big-boy bed and heads off for the REAL adventure awaiting him in his closet. An all-new musical based on the book by Judy Scachner.
Stinky Cheese Man, The - Stinky Cheese Man, The
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (Two Beans Productions) - Nine-year-old Peter Hatcher's life would be sweet if it weren't for Fudge, his toddler terror of a brother. Two Beans Productions presents a hilarious play about sibling rivalry based on Judy Blume's book.
The Fantastic Mr. Fox - The Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Lightning Thief - After years of feeling like a misfit, a young boy discovers he's the descendant of the Greek god Poseidon. With the help from some friends, he begins a quest to settle an ongoing battle between the gods that could change life on earth forever. Based on the popular book series by Rick Riordan. (Approximately one hour in length. Recommended for grades 2-6.) Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships and Family, Social Studies
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
The Teacher From The Black Lagoon & Other Story Books - An all-new musical revue based on contemporary children's books including "Dogzilla" ; "I Want My Hat Back"; "Love, Splat"; "Teacher from the Black Lagoon" and more!
Thomas Edison - Thomas Edison
'Twas the Night Before Christmas - 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
Velveteen Rabbit, The - Margery Williams’ classic tale of a toy bunny who longs to become real comes to life for a whole new generation in Theatreworks USA’s all-new interactive production, especially created for budget-conscious schools. With a little bit of nursery magic (and a whole lot of theatrical magic), The Velveteen Rabbit is a joyous tribute to the power of a child’s imagination.
VOICES OF COURAGE: PROFILES OF 19TH CENTURY AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN - Critically acclaimed actor/storyteller Queen Nur creates indellible portraits of four pioneering, brave African-American women through stories and music.
We the People - American Government textbooks come to life in a new musical revue that sets civics lessons to a rockin' beat. Have a blast learning about democracy, elections, the two legislative houses, constitutional amendments and diplomacy, and be inspired to get involved and make a difference.
Wringer - Wringer
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Theatreworks offers unique, educational presentations by highly talented artists for school and public performances. Included are stories, songs and dance from many cultures-African, Hispanic, Japanese and Native American are offered by authentic artists who entertain as well as teach about their traditions.