All the elephants of the jungle are gray except Elmer, who is a patchwork of brilliant colors. His heady optimism and unbridled sense of humor keep everyone in a cheery mood, until the day he gets tired of being different and tries to blend in with the herd. From the book by David McKee, "Elmer" is a celebration of individuality and the power of laughter.
Adapted for the stage by Suzanne Miller, songs by Allison Leyton-Brown.
While other mice are gathering food for the winter, Frederick seems to daydream the summer away. When dreary weather comes, it is Frederick who has stored up something special for the long cold winter.
This award-winning adaptation (2016 "Distinguished Play Award," American Alliance for Theatre & Education) has been created for the stage from the Caldecott award-winning book by Leo Lionni
Pete the Cat is walking through school rocking his brand new white shoes. Along the way to discovering the library, the lunchroom, the playground, and lots of other cool places at school, Pete’s shoes change from white to red to brown to blue to WET as he steps in piles of strawberries, blueberries and other big messes. But no matter where he goes, or what happens to those groovy shoes of his, Pete never stops moving and grooving and singing his song . . . because it’s all good.
Adapted for the stage by Suzanne Miller, songs by Allison Leyton-Brown, from the award-winning, bestselling series of Pete the Cat books by James Dean & Eric Litwin.
PREVIOUS: Rose Theater, Omaha NE -- September 11-27, 2015
young woman finds herself caught between desire and destiny, she resorts to
desperate measures. Set in the early 20th century,
“Beatrice" is a darkly comic rethinking of Thomas Middleton’s “The
Changeling,” a feminist fable about a young woman's coming of age and longing
to master her own
Flirting With the Deep End
Michael runs the world's worst book club.
Its three remaining members are either in the midst of a nervous breakdown, on the edge a mid-life crisis, or entangled in relationship woes – and everyone is behind in the reading. For his part, Michael is consumed by anxieties over his failing bookstore and less-than-perfect marriage.
In an attempt to put his business on the map, Michael has been vying for attention from the local paper, and they're finally showing interest. But the very thing that should turn his world around, ends up turning it upside down, when a meticulously planned evening goes completely awry.
Gifts are always more intriguing before they are opened… aren’t they? This ten-minute dark comedy explores the freedom of the imagination vs. the disappointments that reality sometimes brings. Sometimes ignorance truly is bliss.