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2018 Scholastic Tour

The Grimm Brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm, have written the most popular fairytales of all time! When the brothers are invited on a book reading tour to local schools to read their own stories to students, they discover that their once happy endings are not so happy after all! Someone has re-written their stories! In a panic, they realize that someone must go back to the Land of Happily Ever After to re-write all the stories and fix everything that has gone wrong! A brave young girl is chosen by the brothers for this task, and is guided by the Frog Prince through the Land of Happily Ever After, and into the Grimm Fairytales. There, she encounters some of our favorite Grimm characters; such as Snow White, Cinderella, the Big Bad Wolf, Rumpelstiltskin and more beloved characters! Join us on this fairytale musical adventure, featuring high-energy singing and dancing, as we rediscover these timeless tales, with a fun, new twist!

Booking Information:

Touring to schools and community centers April 23-May 18, 2018 starring professional actors and CYT Chicago Alumni ages 18 .   Show times are Monday-Friday during school hours, personally catered to fit in with your school's schedule.  Each performance includes a complimentary Teacher Resource Guide and Talkback following the performance, where students will be able to engage with the performers, answering questions about the show, and able to ask the performers some questions too!  Each performance run approximately 55-60 minutes.

Education Connection:

  • Identify and relate to concepts of language arts (words and language), science and technology (animal’s habitats/conservation of nature), and social studies (community and government)
  • Relate literary works and their characters, settings and plots to current and historical events, people and perspectives.
  • Know and describe how artists and their works increase understanding of societies, past and present.
  • Respond to literary material by making inferences, drawing conclusions and comparisons to their own experiences, prior knowledge, and other texts.