(Best for Grades Pre-K - 5th)
Join two talented African griots (storytellers), Akili and Jabari, as they share stories that celebrate the vastness of the African landscape. As your students enter the performance space, the sounds of African instruments and a bustling market fill the air. Audience interaction abounds as our skilled performers bring to life Anansi, pourquoi and trickster tales. Sing-alongs, stories and humor help celebrate world cultures, language and oral tradition in this inventive and high energy production!
Old MacDonald’s Sing-Along Farm
(Best for Grades Pre-K - 3rd)
Everybody on the farm has a favorite song. Join Old Farmer MacDonald, his wife Mrs. MacDonald, Daisy the Cow, Simon the Pig and all your favorite friends from the farm for a fun and energetic singalong that brings everyone together. From tunes like “Camptown Races” to classic nursery rhymes like “Hey Diddle Diddle,” this fun interactive show has a strong character message of sharing and caring for others and is a great option for our youngest audiences.
Freedom Songs: The Music of Black History
(Best for Grades 3rd - Adult)
This hit musical revue is one of our most sought after productions. Join our energetic actors in this entertaining musical revue of Black History! From the work songs of slavery (“Hoe Emma Hoe”) and the hymns of the Underground Railroad (“Follow the Drinking Gourd”) to the blues of Beale Street and the anthems of the Civil Rights Movement, music has always been an integral part of our nation’s past. In this production, our actor/singers tell the stories behind these famous and forgotten hymns, work songs and musical styles while sampling songs that spread across continents, genres and centuries.