King Center's Theatre for Youth 2012-2013 Performing Arts Season Announced

King Center's Theatre for Youth 2012-2013 Performing Arts Season Announced

The King Center has announced the following upcoming events:

Velveteen Rabbit

Monday, October 22, 10:30 am                                           

Ticket Price:  $11 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Target Audience: Pre K – grade 4

Curriculum correlation: Literature, Visual Arts, Language Arts, Theatre     

 

This captivating tale of a plush toy bunny comes to life through the transforming power of a boy's love. Based on the beloved book

by Margery Williams, this musical features larger-than-life puppets and spectacular magic.   www.bsoinc.com

 

Letters Home                                                                    

Wednesday, November 7, 10:30 am

Ticket Price:  $11 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Target Audience: Grade 7 and beyond (includes college and adults)

Curriculum correlation: History, World Events, Theatre

Presented in cooperation with Brevard Community College Student Government Association

 

A fully staged theatrical production brings to life actual letters written under the most difficult of circumstances by soldiers serving in

the Middle East. The disorientation of training, separation from family and loved ones and combat are dramatized through the eyes of

the military serving our country. www.griffintheatre.com

 

"Letters Home contains graphic descriptions of war. Teacher preparation is strongly advised."

 

Bunnicula                                                                                                  

Tuesday, January 22, 10:30 am

Ticket Price:  $11 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Target Audience: Grades 2 – 6

Curriculum correlation: Music, Literature, Language Arts, Character Education

 

Best pals, Chester the cat and Harold the dog are concerned about the strange baby rabbit, named Bunnicula, brought home by their family. 

He has sharp fangs, sleeps all day and prowls around his cage at night. All the vegetables in the house are drained of their color . . . could

Bunnicula be a vampire?    www.theatreworksusa.org

 

Peking Acrobats  - GROUPS ONLY                           

Wednesday, February 13, 10:30 am

Ticket Price:  $11 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Target Audience: K – grade 12

Curriculum correlation: Language Arts, Geography, Theatre

 

Perched atop a precarious pagoda of chairs, the Peking Acrobats perform daring balancing maneuvers. These masters of agility and grace

are experts at somersaulting, gymnastics, juggling, precision tumbling, trick-cycling and wire walking.www.windwoodtheatricals.com

 

Ellis Island….Gateway to a Dream                        

Tuesday, February 19, 10:30 am

Ticket Price:  $11 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Target Audience:  Grades 3 – 9

Curriculum correlation: History, Language Arts, Multi-Culture Education and The Arts

 

A high-spirited musical about courage, hope and the challenges of the immigration experience as told through the eyes of those who came

to make a new home in AmericA. Ellis Island served as immigration headquarters from 1892 – 1954.www.americanfamilytheater.com

 

The Adventures of Bella and Harry: Let’s Visit London!

Wednesday, February 20, 10:30 am

Ticket Price:  $11 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Target Audience:  Pre K – grade 3

Curriculum correlation: Literature, Geography, Theatre

 

This musical, based on the book of the same name, tells the story of Bella and Harry, two jet-setting Chihuahuas. Our globetrotting siblings show

us the sights and sounds of London while featuring songs like “Big Ben Boogie,” “Tea Time for Two” and “Stonehenge Rocks!” Cheerio!   www.bellaandharry.com

 

Charlotte’s Web

Friday, March 1, 10:30 am

Ticket Price:  $11 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Target Audience: K – grade 5

Curriculum correlation: Reading, Language Arts, Theatre

 

Based on E. B. White’s classic book, the drama tells the loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named

Charlotte. This treasured tale explores bravery, selfless love and the true meaning of friendship. www.theatreworksusa.org

 

Jack and Jill in the Forgotten Nursery                             

Tuesday, April 23, 10:30 am

Ticket Price:  $11 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Target Audience:  K – grade 4

Curriculum correlation: Literature, Storytelling, Character Education

 

While their mother is busy with a realtor, Jack and Jill explore the house and unlock a door to the attic where they find dust sheets covering the

nursery furniture. Hidden under the covers are giant toys which suddenly come alive. www.thepantocompanyusa.com

 

FAMILY FUN PERFORMANCES

 

DRUMLINE LIVE

Thursday, November 15, 8pm

Tickets starting at $32  (inclusive of ticketing fees)

 

DRUMLINE LIVE, a show-stopping attraction inspired by 20th Century Fox's hit movie Drumline, brings show-style marching bands to the

theatrical stage. Kicking off its fourth US tour, DRUMLINE LIVE’s energetic cast has honed its precision and energy with years of training

in marching band programs across the southern United States. This versatile group of musicians and dancers brings an explosive energy and

athleticism to an eclectic mix of sounds. Equally at home with the hottest contemporary hip hop, R&B, classic Motown tunes, and the rousing

sounds of the great brass tradition, DRUMLINE LIVE is thrilled to share the American Marching Band experience with a wider audience.

"We've taken the excitement of an HBCU football game halftime show, increased the intensity by a thousand watts and created a musical

journey that will touch every emotion." - Don P. Roberts, Creator and Director.  www.drumlinelive.com

 

Join us at 6 pm for our Picnic on the Patio (weather permitting). Maxwell’s will also be open.

 

Peking Acrobats                         

Wednesday, February 13, 7pm

Ticket Price:  $11 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Tickets on Sale October 12th at Noon

Target Audience: K – grade 12

Curriculum correlation: Language Arts, Geography, Theatre

 

Perched atop a precarious pagoda of chairs, the Peking Acrobats perform daring balancing maneuvers. These masters of agility and grace

are experts at somersaulting, gymnastics, juggling, precision tumbling, trick-cycling and wire walking.www.windwoodtheatricals.com

 

The Adventures of Bella and Harry: Let’s Visit London!

Wednesday, February 20, 6pm

Ticket Price:  $11 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Target Audience:  Pre K – grade 3

Curriculum correlation: Literature, Geography, Theatre

 

This musical, based on the book of the same name, tells the story of Bella and Harry, two jet-setting Chihuahuas. Our globetrotting siblings

show us the sights and sounds of London while featuring songs like “Big Ben Boogie,” “Tea Time for Two” and “Stonehenge Rocks!” Cheerio!   www.bellaandharry.com

 

Jack and Jill in the Forgotten Nursery                             

Tuesday, April 23, 6 pm

Ticket Price:  $11 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Target Audience:  K – grade 4

Curriculum correlation: Literature, Storytelling, Character Education

 

While their mother is busy with a realtor, Jack and Jill explore the house and unlock a door to the attic where they find dust sheets covering

the nursery furniture. Hidden under the covers are giant toys which suddenly come alive. www.thepantocompanyusa.com

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Tickets may be purchased by visiting kingcenter.com or by calling the King Center

ticket office at 321.242.2219. Ticket office summer hours are Noon - 4pm, Mon-Fri

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