A delightful adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fable The Ugly Duckling. A heart-warming celebration of being different that is sure to delight audiences of all ages. This modern day retelling helps to teach student's important life skills like how to overcome a lack of peer acceptance and bullying by his siblings. The dialogue is witty, the story has unique charm and the music is highly memorable.
Synopsis: Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother's protectiveness. Feeling rather “foul” about himself he finds himself on an adventure of self discovery all the while unknowingly outwitting a hungry cat. Along the way Ugly meets many unique characters that are different like he is. Through his deeply moving adventures he finds out that being different is not a bad thing to be.
This production is funded in part by the City of Milwaukee Arts Board and by the Wisconsin Arts Board.
Harriet the Spy
Author: Louise Fitzhugh Playwright: Leslie Brody Director: Maureen O'Hara Advisory Director: Dan Tellez
School Shows Thursday 2/9/17 10am and Friday 2/10/17 10am Tickets $4
Synopsis: Harriet M. Welch is the headstrong only child of well to do socialite parents. She is also has a hobby of being a spy who observes her friends, neighbors, and classmates. She likes to write her observations down in her notebook. Harriet spends much of her time with her loving nurse Ole Golly who artfully teaches her about life. One fateful night Ole Golly announces she plans to marry and move to Canada. Soon after that Harriet's notebook is found and read by all her friends and classmates. Harriet's blunt and mean observations in her notebook causes everyone at school to dislike her. Harriet is distressed and spirals out of control. Ole Golly returns for a visit and teaches Harriet a helpful tip: Sometimes you have to lie when you are a spy, but is important to always be truthful to yourself.
Be a part of Milwaukee Youth Theatre's first ever produced improv show. This project is directed by Second City trained, MYT Educational Outreach Coordinator, Brittany Curran. MYT plans to cast two improv teams which will perform on different nights in Studio Space #208.
Synopsis: Improvisation is the art of creating without previous preparation. Which means it is totally unscripted and totally unique every time. Students will learn how to think on their feet and create stories on the spot just like actors of Second City and on Whose Line is it Anyway!
Students should not miss out on the opportunity to be part of this completely new and exciting production!