School Matinee Series
The Teacher from the Black Lagoon and Other Story Books
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Grades K – 4
The Teacher from the Black Lagoon and Other story books is a wonderful musical revue based on contemporary children’s literature. The Teacher from the Black Lagoon, by Mike Thaler and Jared Lee, follows Hubie, a boy about to start his first day of school, as he faces his comically horrific fears about his teacher, Mrs. Green. After all his worry, he discovers that his new teacher is pleasantly human after all.
The musical is accompanied by other story books which may include Dogzilla, I Want My Hat Back, Love Splat, Spat the Cat, Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse, Grumpy Bird, and The Grasshopper and the Ant.
Teacher from the Black Lagoon Study Guide
Five Little Monkeys
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Grades K – 5
Going shopping…baking cakes…sitting in trees…JUMPING ON BEDS!!! In this zany play, all in cumulative verse, five silly siblings insist on doing things their own way and, regardless of warnings from Mama Monkey, much more monkey mayhem ensues. This humorous production, based on the series by Eileen Christelow, engages audiences of all ages while discussing the choices we make and the consequences that follow. With an extravagant, interactive set, Five Little Monkeys is unlike anything ever brought to the PAC stage.
Five Little Monkeys Study Guide
The Monster Who Ate My Peas
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Grades K – 2
Based on the book written by Danny Schnitzlein, The Monster Who Ate My Peas tells the funny story of a young boy who doesn’t want to eat his peas. When a crafty monster appears underneath his kitchen table, the boy is ready to make a deal with the monster. If the monster eats his peas, the boy will give the monster any of his possessions. But, when the monster raises the stakes, will the boy refuse and make the difficult decision to face his own fears? While exploring the value of will power, this musical engages and entertains children and adults alike.