Company: tutti fruttiDate: Tuesday, February 15, 2021, 10am & 12:30pmCurriculum Connections: Language Arts (Story-Telling, Narrative) Emotional/Social Develoment (Empathy, Confidence, Social Awareness), MusicSuggested Audience: Grades PK-5
Description: Silas is from a family of shepherds and has to do right by his mum and granddad as he reluctantly takes on the responsibility of watching their sheep up on the mountain over the winter. But he’s bored, lonely, and missing out on the fun of the annual knitting competition in town, so he cries - “Wolf!”
This is a beautiful wintery tale about a boy who learns that “nobody believes a liar, even when they’re telling the truth” and finds a place for himself (and his imagination) in his warm woolly community.
Inspired by Aesop’s famous fable, a gifted ensemble of actor musicians play instruments and sing live as they embody all the delightful characters, including hilarious sheep and perhaps a scary wolf or two…
BEYOND THE PERFORMANCE
KALEIDOSCOPE CONNECTIONS: UNI Education Majors will visit your classroom to deliver a pre-performance lesson with your students. The lesson will include participatory activities, discussion, and student centered work that connects them to the performance.
-Duration: One, 45-minute lesson-Cost: FREE-To request, contact Amy at 319-273-3679 or firstname.lastname@example.org at least three weeks prior.
THEATER TOUR following the performance. Registration required. Contact Amy at 319-273-3679 or email@example.com at least two weeks prior.