At the start of the summer of 1947, television was brand new, the sound barrier had not been broken, and baseball was a white man's game. By the time the fall arrived, all that had changed. It was no accident that Jackie Robinson was chosen as the first ballplayer to break the color barrier in the sport known as America's pastime.
Over 50 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show!
At the start of the summer of 1947, television was brand new, the sound barrier had not been broken, and baseball was a white man's game. By the time the fall arrived, all that had changed. President Truman addressed the nation for the first time on TV, Chuck Yeager flew faster than any man ever had, and Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play major league baseball. It was no accident that Jackie Robinson was chosen as the first ballplayer to break the color barrier in the sport known as America's pastime.
The Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main is known for creating "circus at a human scale," placing the extraordinary element of circus in ordinary contexts, putting into focus identifiable characters with dramatic arcs leading to their moments of physical exploits.
Accompanying the usual eye-popping flight of acrobatic choreography and pulsating music, Montreal based Les 7 doigts de la main evokes the senses in this unique show. Cirque, live cooking and deep communal connections - the perfect recipe for a great night with the entire family.
When a great African king desires a wife, only the most perfect maidens in the land are invited to meet him. Mufaro's pride and joy, his two daughters of very different dispositions, travel through a mystical jungle and across a deep river to be presented to the king. Along the way, the two girls encounter a number of mysterious situations that unknowingly test their courage, kindness and strength of spirit.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar joins a whimsical menagerie drawn from the pages of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, the story was written and illustrated by Carle and Bill Martin, Jr., and has served to introduce generations of toddlers to the delights of identifying colours and objects.
Theatreworks' production of Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte.
"Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss's best-loved stories collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Adapted from the Broadway version, this adaptation especially for young audiences features thirteen actors and enhanced production values.
You'll observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures, some so realistic you may have the urge to run and hide!
Developed by our own Theatre UNI in conjunction with the UNI School of Music. Gallagher Bluedorn presents, Into the Woods.