Literature to Life: The Great Gatsby
Tuesday, April 23 at 10 am
Middle School and High School Audiences
Based on the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Adapted and Directed by Kelvin Grullon
Performed by Bryce Foley
Literature to Life adapts F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic work as their newest title in their Signature Performance series. The Great Gatsby takes place on Long Island and New York City in the early twentieth century, at the height of the Jazz Age and the Prohibition Era. The novel touches on the treatment of different social classes, “old money” versus “new money” ideology, gender, race, environmentalism, and the price of the American Dream.
Unleash the power of a book. Your favorite book comes to life before your eyes: ONE person telling the story, performing ALL of the characters, and transforming an important work of contemporary American literature into a live theatrical experience.
The Puppet People’s The Elephant Child
Tuesday, April 30 at 10 am
Grade School and Middle School Audiences
A hilarious, contemporary adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale of how elephants got their long noses. Delightfully explore adult/child relationships, boundary testing and optimism with the elephant child on his quest to satisfy his insatiable curiosity! Featuring large colorful hand puppets marionettes and soft sculpture scenery.