I am currently on tour in Theatreworks USA's The Teacher from the Black Lagoon & Other Story Books, a musical revue based on favorite contemporary children's literature.
Seven delightful stories are presented, including THE TEACHER FROM THE BLACK LAGOON by Mike Thaler and Jared Lee, adapted by Michael Ogborn; DOGZILLA by Dav Pilkey, adapted by Kevin Del Aguila and Eli Bolin; GRUMPY BIRD by Jeremy Tankard, adapted by Kevin Del Aguila and Eli Bolin; I WANT MY HAT BACK by Jon Klassen, adapted by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin; LILY'S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE by Kevin Henkes, adapted by David A. Austin; LOVE SPLAT (SPLAT THE CAT) by Rob Scotton, adapted by Sam Carner and Derek Gregory; THE GRASSHOPPER AND THE ANT Based on a fable by Aesop, adapted by Eric March; with additional music by Tommy Newman, featuring direction by Jeremy Dobrish and choreography by Connor Gallagher.
First NYC area performance on January 11 at 11am and 1:30pm at Emelin Theatre, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY 10543; contact the theatre at 914.698.0098 or visit the website for more details. Upcoming NYC area performances TBA in March through June. For tour locations and performance near you, visit Theatreworks USA.
This 60-minute musical is recommended for ages 4 and up.
Theatreworks USA has a distinguished history of providing young audiences with their first taste of the performing arts. Theatreworks USA is America's largest and most prolific professional not-for-profit theatre for young and family audiences. Since 1961, Theatreworks USA has enlightened, entertained, and instructed over 90 million people in 49 states and Canada, now performing for about three million people annually.