(Best for Grades Pre-K – 5th)
These fables from the legendary Greek storyteller, Aesop, have been delighting young and old alike for thousands of years, and they still have a message for us today. Perfect for younger audiences, these classic tales entertain but also share a strong message about treating others fairly and knowing right from wrong. Stories like “The Boy Who Cried Wolf,” “The Tortoise and The Hare,” and “The Lion and The Mouse” leave audiences with a message that is both timely, and timeless!
The Wizard of Oz
(Best for Grades Pre-K – Adult)
In 1900, L. Frank Baum published what would become a literary classic with his children’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. In 2018, Bright Star adapted the show into a two person play and the result was amazing! It was the hit of 2018 so we’ve brought it back for another year! While the medium might be different, the characters and classic storyline remain the same. Follow comic duo Lenny and Mabel down the yellow brick road to the land of Oz and meet all of your favorite characters along the way! Gain courage with the Cowardly Lion, take heart with the Tin Man, and find your wits with the Scarecrow in this fun interactive retelling of the L. Frank Baum classic.
(Best for Grades Kindergarten – 6th)
The Greeks were quite an amazing culture indeed! In this fast-paced romp, you will meet some of the most amazing characters from Greek history and learn about some of the incredible myths and legends that make the Greeks so interesting. Along the way you will meet Zeus and his Olympian friends from Greek mythology, cross the waves with Poseidon and follow along the epic adventures of Hercules, and discover even more about the culture and customs of ancient Greeks! It’s been 3000 years since the ancient Greeks have been as popular as they are today. Find out why with Greece Lightning!