Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
This joyful musical is a retelling of Oliver Twist set in modern-day Rio de Janeiro that tackles issues of poverty, inequity and injustice. Oli, an orphan girl, asks the goddess of the sea for a “little bit more” in her life. Con man Falcão and thief Zé Esquiva hope to use Oli’s sweet nature to steal from a rich widow. In the favela, Oli meets Nancí, who begins to teach Oli how to read. But when police officer Sykes gets involved, everyone has to choose between doing what is easy and what is right. Learn More
5 to 14m., 4 to 11w., up to 6 either gender. (Can be performed with as few as 8, plus one child.)
Dick Whittington, a penniless orphan, arrives in London having heard there's a street paved with gold. Cast aside and laughed at, a rich merchant takes pity on Dick and offers him a job. Unfortunately, his housekeeper hates the boy and houses Dick in a rat-filled attic. When a stranger gifts Dick a cat, his luck changes. Can a cat inspire love, loyalty, friendship and the spirit of giving? Learn More
8m., 5w., 8 children. With doubling, 3m., 4w., 4 children.
This new musical version brings an added dimension to the story of the children of Terezin, a ghetto under Nazi rule during WWII. More than 5,000 drawings, poems and prose pieces were secretly produced by the children in the concentration camp. Learn More