Schoolhouse Rock Live!
Book By George Keating, Kyle Hall, and Scott Ferguson
Music and Lyrics By Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, George Newall, Kathy Mandry, Lynn Ahrens, and Tom Yohe
Based on an idea by Dave McCall and a TV series created by George Newall and Tom Yohe
Directed By Terri Kuechle
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
September 28th - October 13th, 2018
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm
Sundays at 2pm
Based on the Emmy Award-winning 1970s cartoon, Schoolhouse Rock Live! follows Tom, a nerve-wracked school teacher who is nervous about his first day of teaching. He tries to relax by watching TV, when various characters representing facets of his personality emerge from the set and show him how to win his students over with imagination and music.
BEYOND THE PAGES OF THE SCRIPT
Sunday September 16th • 1pm - 2pm
Beaverton City Library • Ages 2 - 12 with family
Children are invited to explore the history of grammar and math through crafts, stories, music, and games including doing "The Circulation", making a 3-D solar system, and "Victim of Gravity" catapults! Meet characters from the upcoming production of Schoolhouse Rock Live! at this event, co-hosted with the Beaverton City Library Youth Services Division.
Wednesday September 26th • 7pm
Beaverton City Library Auditorium
Join us for a special 50-minute preview event for the upcoming production of Schoolhouse Rock Live!. Children are born ready to be music makers. The window for music learning is open widest between ages 0-7, when brain development is vast and primary adult-child interaction is vital. Come learn about the world of early childhood music development and how you can support your child's inborn love of music through the lens of a parent, music therapist, teacher and family music center director, Kayla Hughes, MT-BC.
Sunday October 7th • Immediately following the 2pm performance
Join us for a brief talkback with the cast and crew of Schoolhouse Rock Live! and engage in an informal, moderated discussion about the production design, rehearsal process, creating characters, and more.
CAST LIST (Click here to learn more about the cast, crew, and band)
TOM: Michael Cook
GEORGE: Brittain Jackson
DINA: Tyrene Bada
JOE: Jordan Morris
DORI: Jemi Kostiner Mansfield
SHULIE: Caralynn Shields
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