THE DR. MAE JEMISON STORY and More Set for Urban Stages' Family Series, 3/9-30
Urban Stages will continue its celebrated family programing with three Sundays filled with puppets, poetry and endless fun for the whole family. All shows begin at 1:30pm at Urban Stages (259 W 30 Street).
Tickets are $5 (kids), $10 (adults), $30 (for a family of five). Reservations are suggested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-421-1380. No family will be turned away.
Sunday March 9th @ 1:30PM Up & Up: The Dr. Mae C Jemison Story (ages 7-15)
Pushed to follow conventional paths, Mae C. Jemison followed her ambition instead to become the first African American woman ever to travel to space. Come see how Mae stood up to those who doubted her and excelled in math and science to reach beyond the sky.
Written By Antoinette Mullins, Performed By Taryn Wisky
March 23rd @ 1:30PM Lucy's Question (Ages 7-12)
Lucy dreams of becoming a scientist, so she can explore and question the workings of the world to her hearts delight. Little does she know science will help her cope with some major questions and changes in her own life! Join Lucy as she travels with Magma to the center of the earth, witnesses a volcanic eruption, sings with an Angler fish in the deep seas, and takes a peak at an exploding star.
Written and Performed By Liz Parker and Rachel Sullivan
March 30th @ 1:30PM The Last Pine Tree on Eagle Mountain (Ages 4 - 12)
A new musical about friendship and the environment. Join us on this song filled adventure to discover how an unlikely friendship between the Pine Tree and the Eagle can overcome the odds to clean up the environment and secure a future for all on their mountaintop home.
Written By Laura Maria Censabella, Music & Lyrics by Frank Cuthbert,
Performed by Cleve Douglass and Samia Mounts
For the past 20 years Urban Stages has toured family shows throughout the New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library systems, entertaining and educating hundreds of young people.
Now celebrating their 30th Anniversary, Urban Stages has been producing New York and World premieres on their Off-Broadway main stage and for 20 years Urban Stages' Outreach Department has commissioned plays, workshops, and musicals to tour libraries, schools, and community centers throughout the greater New York area.