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SCHOOL ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE

2017/2018 School Year

Our year-long high-quality and diverse program, is carefully chosen to captivate students’ imaginations, empower their innovation, and provide meaningful connections between classroom objectives and the arts. These 50 minutes long performances are great educational and entertainment choices for stay-home parents as well.


ALL SHOWS START AT 10:30AM
$7/General Admission; $5/per student (every 8 students receive 1 free chaperon.)


A deposit of $50 is required at the time of the reservation. We also accept NYCDOE purchase orders and BOCES contracts.

STORY PIRATES - GREATEST HITS SHOW

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Story Pirates Greatest Hits Show celebrates creative writing by students from coast to coast in a big, hilarious sketch comedy musical performed by professional actors and musicians. The performance is based entirely on stories written by students, and part of the show is made up on the spot by the kids in the audience! Called "crazy entertaining" by the Daily Show's Jon Stewart, the Story Pirates will keep you doubled over laughing, while motivating kids to pick up a pencil and write from their own imaginations.

FELIX PETRE: STORIES AND SONGS OF LATIN AMERICA

Thursday, November 16, 2017

An interactive program which uses music, storytelling, puppetry and instruments to bring the culture of Latin America to life and further a better understanding of the people and their customs. Performed mostly in English in his own bilingual style, Felix Pitre takes the audience on a journey filled with laughter and learning.

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

It’s Christmas Eve and Clem has no money to give his family presents or even to pay his rent. He puts his children to bed, believing there is little hope for a Merry Christmas. “Then out on the lawn there arose such a clatter” and a truly magical night begins that Clem and his family will never forget, complete with visits from the Sugar Plum Fairy, Reindeer, and Santa himself. See Clement Clark Moore’s poem brought to life on stage as only the Barter Players from Abingdon, VA can. It’s pure Christmas magic.

HENRY BOX BROWN

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Gospel, R&B, blue grass and original Negro spirituals with an infusion of American folk music - weave together to tell this true story of an 1850’s Virginia Slave who shipped himself to freedom in a box! It is the American Les Miserables - where the triumph of the human spirit prevails through the sacrifice of black and white abolitionists. A Children’s Theater Company’s production.

CURIOUS GEORGE: THE GOLDEN MEATBALL

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Join the inquisitive, lovable little monkey Curious George, star of books, movies and the award winning PBS television show in this delightful new musical. All–You-Can-Eat Meatball Day came just once a year. George had been waiting all month for that day, a day almost bigger than his birthday! On Meatball Day, George helped his friend Chef Pisghetti cook some delicious meatballs, and serve them to the hungry crowd. But this year, the crowd had vanished! Something was keeping people away. Something pretty big…Follow George around the world, almost, to find out why!

JUNIE B. JONES

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Meet the World’s Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones! Hurray, hurray for a brand-new school year! Being in first grade means having to get used to a whole new classroom. And a whole new teacher. And a whole new bunch of strange children. Based on Barbara Park’s New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, this musical will bring you a whole lot of laughter.

THE POETRY IN MOTION CREW - HIP HOP DIMENSIONS

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

With a diverse collection of dancers with raw talent in Hip Hop and Break Dancing, Hip Hop Dimensions electrifies audiences and they inspire youth to think of dancing as a positive outlet for artistic expression. The interactive program features history, culture, foundation, and the dance styles of Hip-Hop.  Hip Hop Dimensions preserves the pure essence of Hip-Hop and keeps the art form alive and well.

AMELIA AND HER PAPER TIGERS

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Two explorers, tasked to investigate the legacy of Amelia Earhart, invite the audience to join them on a journey they are not likely to forget. Using acrobatics, song, dance, and primary sources, the production addresses what it means to break the social mode and face one’s fears. A Bond Street Theatre’s production.

CONTACT US

Call 718.658.7400 x 144 or email: pscorese@jcal.org to book a school trip

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