“One Small Step…” The Real-life Journey to Outer Space

(Best for Grades Pre-K - 5th)

History and Social Studies, STEM

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of humankind landing on the moon! This tale marks the history of flight and space travel from the Wright Brothers at the beaches of Kitty Hawk to the moon and beyond!

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American Giants of Science

(Best for Grades 2nd - 8th)

History and Social Studies, STEM

Learn about the contributions of amazing scientists in this adventurous show that inspires and informs! Learn about Benjamin Franklin, Clara Barton, Thomas Edison and more in this amazing show that blends history and science into a fun and entertaining 45 minutes.

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Black History Hall of Fame

(Best for Grades Kindergarten - 5th)

Black History, History and Social Studies

Maya Angelou, Aretha Franklin, Mae Jemison, the Buffalo Soldiers…these are just some of the famous people that come to life in this fast-paced celebration of Black History.

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Black History Heroes, Soldiers & Spies

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History, History and Social Studies

History is filled with Black Americans and abolitionists who worked to end slavery, tame the wild west, and keep America safe during times of war. Learn their stories in this incredible and captivating show.

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Dreaming of America

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

History and Social Studies

The American story is the story of people who dreamed of a new home, migrants and immigrants who faced tremendous difficulty. From the earliest settlers of Jamestown and the Pilgrims of Massachusetts, to the immigrants of Ellis island; from Dust Bowl farmers, to those who come to America to find a better life in modern times, this story explores what it means to be a stranger in a new land.

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Freedom Songs: The Music of Black History

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History, History and Social Studies

The compelling story of the role that music played in the history of Black Americans. From the work songs of slavery and the hymns of the Underground Railroad, to the blues of Beale Street and the anthems of the Civil Rights Movement, the story of Black Music is the story of America!

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George Washington Carver & Friends

(Best for Grades Pre-K - 5th)

Black History, History and Social Studies, STEM

One of the most remarkable scientists of all-time, George Washington Carver, led an incredible and interesting life. See him come to life and meet some of the other incredible scientists and groundbreakers from Black History – including Madame CJ Walker, Jackie Robinson, and more!

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Heroes of the Underground Railroad

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History, History and Social Studies

The fascinating story of brave men and women who dared to escape slavery, and the people who helped along the way. Harriett Tubman, Henry “Box” Brown and more are featured in this incredible show of true American Heroes.

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Jack’s Adventure in American History

(Best for Grades 2nd - 6th)

History and Social Studies

Join Jack as he crams for his upcoming test. When his history book magically bursts, Jack meets some of the most exciting people in our nation’s history! George Washington, Ben Franklin, Henry Ford and Neil Armstrong are just some of the 22 characters who show up in this high-energy adventure. Audience volunteers help write the Constitution, work on Ford’s assembly line and even demand the right to vote.

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Jack’s Great American Road Trip

(Best for Grades Kindergarten - 6th)

History and Social Studies

Pack your bags as Jack takes the audience on one incredible road trip! Learn important lessons about the geography of our country. Through Jack’s resiliency and determination we encounter the incredible variety of people and places that make up America! From the majestic beauty of the Rocky Mountains to the Mississippi Delta; from the Glaciers of Alaska to the Florida Everglades, follow Jack and learn what makes America such a unique and amazing place!

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Jackie Robinson

(Best for Grades Kindergarten - 5th)

Black History, Health and Wellness, History and Social Studies

The heroic tale of the first black baseball player to cross the color line in the Major Leagues. A real-life hero and a tribute to the human spirit, see why Jackie Robinson has inspired so many people both in and out of sports!

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Legends of the Lone Star State

(Best for Grades Kindergarten - 8th)

History and Social Studies

Celebrate Texas History with Bright Star Touring Theatre!  This spring, Bright Star will be helping Texas’ schools, libraries and theaters celebrate the legends, heroes and tall tales that make up Texas History with their brand new show Legends of the Lone Star State.  From Stephen F. Austin to Barbara Jordan, from the Legend of the Bluebonnet to Pecos Bill, Legends of the Lone Star State weaves together the stories and heroes that make Texans so proud. 

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Let it Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History, History and Social Studies

Rosa Parks, Dr. King, the Freedom Riders and more come to life in this powerful production that celebrates the American Civil Rights Movement. One of our most acclaimed productions, this show features inspiring performances and the songs of the Civil Rights era.

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Meet Dr. King

(Best for Grades Pre-K - 5th)

Black History, History and Social Studies

A wonderful introduction to the life and work of one of America’s most influential men, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This show is perfect for younger audiences and serves to introduce students to major concepts of Black History like freedom, integration and equality.

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North Star

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History, History and Social Studies

This engaging production celebrates the life and work of America’s most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad. From her earliest days on a Maryland plantation to her own journey to freedom, we get to see an up close and personal glimpse into the courageous life of Harriet Tubman. Her unmatched and daring 19 trips to help complete strangers make their way to freedom is just one piece of the amazing things she accomplished. This show celebrates the life of Harriet Tubman and her work as conductor, spy and true American hero.

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Struggle for Freedom: The Life of Dr. King

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

Black History, History and Social Studies

The story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of both triumph and tragedy. In this dramatic show, audiences come to see that the rights won during the American Civil Rights Movement came with a heavy price.

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The Greatest: Sports Heroes A to Z

(Best for Grades Pre-K - 5th)

Black History, Health and Wellness, History and Social Studies

This exciting, energetic production celebrates some of the greatest sports heroes of all time! Young audiences will be introduced to a ton of amazing athletes including Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Peyton Manning, Jackie Robinson and many more. This fun and engaging review of the world’s greatest sports heroes includes fun facts and important lessons about perseverance, health, wellness and integrity. Your young audience will be cheering for more by the end of this adventure in sports from A to Z!

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The Story of Anne Frank

(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)

History and Social Studies, Literature and Literacy

This production offers an engaging and accessible approach to one of history’s darkest chapters. The courage of Anne Frank and her family is the story of the strength of the human spirit in the most challenging times.

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USA to Z

(Best for Grades 3rd - 8th)

History and Social Studies

Just in time for election season…join Lady Liberty and Uncle Sam as they take your audience on a journey through America. Your students will learn how the political process works, the differences between the judicial, legislative and executive branches and what it means to vote. At various points during the show, your audience will take part in a live-action game show component featuring patriotic prizes while our hosts entertain them with their hilarious antics. From the Constitution to the Declaration of Independence to the swing vote, this show will leave no political stone unturned. This special tour is running through Election Day and is designed to encourage good citizens by teaching audiences how they can contribute to their own communities.

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We Can Do It: American Women In History

(Best for Grades 2nd - 8th)

History and Social Studies

An inspiring adventure featuring some of the world’s female pioneers. Discover incredible and groundbreaking women like Amelia Earhardt, Sacajawea, Susan B. Anthony and more! This tour comes just in time for Women’s History Month! Honor the women of America by bringing this show to your venue!

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