Upcoming plays for youth at Pheasant Run
|Spring & Summer Field Trips 2013 Tickets: $8|
Charlotte’s Web: The Musical
June 19, 2013; 9:30am & 11:30am
This is a beautiful, knowing musical about friendship that will give your students an opportunity to see one of the best children’s books of all time come to life!
May 13, 2013 @ 9:30am & 11:30am
June 28, 2013; 9:30am & 11:30am
Running time 45 minutes
When orphan Sophie is snatched from her bed by a Giant, she fears that he’s going to eat her. But the Giant has no intention of harming her. He is THE BIG FRIENDLY GIANT! Together, they’ll have to come up with a plan to defeat the other nasty giants and save the children of England from getting eaten like popcorn. Adapted from the Roald Dahl book,
The Diary of Anne Frank
May 15, 2013 @ 9:30am & 11:30am
For Grades 5-8; Running time 1 hour
This important book is brought to life in this moving play. Your students will get to hear Anne’s words first hand in this important part of your Holocaust studies.
April 22, 23, 24, 26, 2013 @ 9:30am & 11:30am | May 9, 2013 @ 9:30am & 11:30am
For Grades 5-8; Running time 75 minutes
In a utopian community where “love” , “choices”, and “pain” are things of the past, 12-year-old Jonas is chosen to become the new Receiver of Memory, the one to bear the collective memories of a society where “Sameness” is the rule. He discovers the lie that his community is built on, and decides to rescue himself and Gabriel, the new child trusted to his care. Based on the prize-winning book by Lois Lowry.
Fractured Fairy Tales
April 29, 2013 @ 9:30am & 11:30am
July 10, 2013 @ 9:30am & 11:30am
For Grades K-8; Running time 50 minutes
Jack and the Beanstalk, The Emperor’s New Clothes, Henny Penny, The Tortoise and the Hare, and three other stories get the Chicago-style improv treatment in this wild and wacky show!
The Jungle Book
May 1 & 8, 2013 @ 9:30am & 11:30am | For Grades K-4; Running time 1 hour
This exciting new musical full of Music, Dance and Percussion will introduce your students to Rudyard Kipling’s Classic Tale.
50 States in 60 Minutes
May 3 & 14, 2013 @ 9:30am & 11:30am
For Grades 3-8; Running time 1 hour
Hold on to your hat for this breakneck tour through 500 years of America’s story! Columbus, the Pilgrims, the Salem Witch Trials, the founding of the Republic – and everything since then gets covered in one energetic fun-filled hour.
|Number the Stars
April 30, 2013 @ 10:00am| For Grades 5-8; Running time 55 minutes
When Nazis start rounding up Jewish families in Copenhagen for relocation, 13 year-old Annemarie Johannsen finds her courage tested as she and her family work to smuggle Jewish families out of Denmark into Sweden. An adventure story based on real-life history, adapted from Lois Lowry’s book.
|Fabulous Fable Factory – NEW!
May 3 & 14, 2013 @ 9:30am & 11:30am| For Grades K-5; Running time 55 minutes
July 12, 2013 @ 9:30am @ 11:30am
The Fabulous Fable Factory tells the story of Monroe; a 12-year-old boy who wanders into an abandoned factory and accidentally trips a lever activating the living factory of fable creators owned by Aloysius A. Aesop. Monroe must help Aesop find a “Moral Maker” in order to recreate some of his famous fables including “The Ant and the Grasshopper,” “The Tortoise and the Hare,” and “The Lion and the Mouse.”
The Wizard of Oz
July 26, 2013 @ 10:30am| For Grades K-8; Running time 60 minutes
Prepare to be transported “over the rainbow” by the FVR Youth Ensemble! Join Dorothy and Toto on their quest on the Yellow Brick Road to see the wizard. You’ll see all of your favorite characters including the Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, and Scarecrow brought to life on stage.
Your affordable field trip includes:
- CHAPERONE ticket(s)
- FREE PARKING for buses
- Printable STUDY GUIDES (for select shows)
- Optional interactive STUDENT WORKSHOPS
Call Morgan at 630-770-7699 or email email@example.com for reservations!