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2019-2020 School Day Series

Cultivate learning and create memories through The Center’s School Day Series!

Choose from nearly a dozen live matinee performance catered to different ages and subject matters. Affordable at just $7 a ticket, with a free allowance for chaperones (one chaperone for every 10 students required.)

The Center’s School Day Series is a great fit for schools, educational groups and homeschoolers alike.

Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to entertain and educate in a creative way!

Ordering Tickets is Easy!

  • By Phone: (954) 344-5994
  • By Fax: (954) 344-5980
  • By E-Mail: [email protected]
  • By Mail: Complete the Reservation Order Form and mail to:
    • Education Dept., Coral Springs Center for the Arts
      2855 Coral Springs Dr.
      Coral Springs, FL 33065

*Single tickets/tickets for homeschoolers MUST be purchased at the Box Office via phone or in person.

School Day Series 2019-2020 Season

Showtime with Shakespeare and The Magic Treehouse

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 at 10am & 11:45am

Performed by NJPAC in asociation with George Street Playhouse, New Jersey

This is a new Hip Hop Musical based on Mary Pope Osborne’s “Magic Tree House: Stage Fright on a Summer Night”.  It brings Jack and Annie, the siblings of the popular Magic Tree House book series, to Elizabethan England.  They meet Shakespeare, are invited to be  in his play, and learn about 16th century England.  The Magic Treehouse books are always informative and exciting, and the play introduces students to Shakepeare, rhyming and literature through fun music and dancing.

 

  • Suggested for grades 2-5.
  • Curriculum: Language Arts, Music, Theatre, Dance, Social Studies, Health  

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DogMan: the Musical

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 10am & 11:45am

Performed by Theatreworks USA, from New York

Dogman: the Musical is a hilarious new musical based on the bestselling series from the creator of Captain Underpants, and features the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man and ALL HERO!  With the head of a dog and the body of a policeman, Dog Man fights crime and chews on furniture..  He has to catch the world’s most evil cat, save the city from a cyborg fish, and finish by lunchtime.

  • Suggested for grades 1-4.   
  • Curriculum: Theatre, Music, Art, Language Arts

“Captivated our students..Fantastic!”…Jackson County Public Schools

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Miss Nelson Has a Field Day

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 10am & 11:45am

Performed by Dallas Children’s Theatre on Tour, from Texas

Dallas Children’s Theatre brings everybody’s favorite, Miss Nelson, in a new musical in which she and her alter ego, Miss Viola Swamp, whip their losing football team into shape.  The team has never won a game, until Miss Nelson takes charge.  They learn teamwork, respect for each other and the importance of not giving up in this lively musical with everything from a “dirge” about losing to an “imagine” about winning.

  • Suggested for grades PK-3.
  • Curriculum: Language Arts, Health, Music, Math; Theatre

“…Superbly done…” The Grand Opera House, Macon Georgia

“Bright & likely, with catchy songs and nifty slow motion effects” Washington D.C.

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the Henry Ford's Innovation Nation - LIVE!

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 10am & 11:45am

Performed by Griffin Theatre of Chicago

Based on the Emmy Award-winning CBS Saturday morning TV show, this brand new production brings to life world-changing innovations. The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation - Live! will inspire students with entertaining and educational stories about yesterday and today’s visionaries and innovators – highlighting major turning points in the past and present that influenced the fields of science, technology, engineering, math, the environment and social justice.  Like the popular TV show, this production will stimulate students’ imagination and creativity.

 

  • Suggested for grades 3-7. 
  • Curriculum: Language Arts, Theatre, Music, Dance, Social Studies

“..a splendid hour of music, laughter and life lessons..” Roma Torre, New York One

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The Pout Pout Fish

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 10am & 11:45am

Performed by Theatreworks USA, from New York

Swim along with pouty Mr. Fish and his friends in this new musical adventure.  Using live actors and large puppets, this colorful adaptation of the New York Times bestseller tells the story of Mr. Fish’s quest to find Miss Clam’s missing pearl, while discovering that he doesn’t need to be pouting and sad.  This charming show will appeal to both children and adults, too.   

  • Suggested for grades PK-2. 
  • Curiculum:  Language Arts, Theatre, Social Studies, Music

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The One and Only Ivan

Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 10am & 11:45am

Presented by Lifeline Theatre of Chicago

Based on the Newbery award winning book by Katherine Applegate, this moving play is a wonderful story of friendship.   For 27 years, Ivan the gorilla has lived in a dull cage in a roadside shopping mall. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant captured in the wild, Ivan  works to rescue his endangered new companion.  Using both puppets and actors, this heartwarming story shows how Ivan becomes the great silverback and protector he was always meant to be. It is a warm, unforgettable story of enduring friendship that children will love.

  • Suggested for grades 2-5 
  • Curriculum: Language Arts, Science, Health, Social Studies

 “[Audiences will laugh, cry and ask questions] in this heartwarming story”–Chicago Stage Standard

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Doktor Kaboom

Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 10am & 11:45am

Performed by David Epley "Doktor Kaboom" of Seattle

So much science, so little time. . . Doktor Kaboom is having trouble picking his favorite science demonstrations, so he’s bringing them all! Unfortunately there are way too many for a single show. The solution: The Wheel of Science! Doktor Kaboom has built a great big spinning wheel and labeled it with everything from optical illusions to chemical reactions to a homemade hovercraft, and more! At least a dozen fantastic demonstrations ready to go. Wherever the wheel stops, that’s what’s next! Will we turn a water bottle into a rocket or catapult bananas across the stage? Electrocute a pickle or create artificial gravity? Who knows? No two shows are the same. So, step right up, and let’s spin that wheel!

  • Suggested for grades 3-6. 
  • Curriculum: Science,   Theatre

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Four Score and Seven Years Ago

Monday, February 3, 2020 at 10am & 11:45am

Presented by ArtsPower Touring Theatre of New Jersey

ArtsPower brings a moving and thought-provoking musical about America’s Civil War.  Just days prior to the battle at Gettysburg, a Confederate soldier and a freed slave have a tense yet surprising encounter at a quiet farmhouse, in a powerful, poignant story of how much they can teach each other about loyalty and bravery.  It brings history to life and invites meaningful discussions while giving an important history lesson to students.

  • Suggested for grades 4-8. 
  • Curriculum: Social Stdies, Language Arts, Theatre, Health 

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Chicken Dance

Monday, February 10, 2020 at 10am & 11:45am

Performed by ArtsPower Touring Theatre of New Jersey

ArtsPower’s delightful musical is a wonderful romp through the barnyard!  Marge and Lola are two chickens on a mission to beat out the more talented ducks (who usually come in first) and win the barnyard talent contest- sort of their own version of an “American Idol”.  And the prize is two ticksets to see “Elvis Poultry”.  The award-winning book has brought lots of laughs to readers of all ages, and so will the stage versin of this delightful story.

 

  • Suggested for grades PK-2
  • Curriculum: Language Arts, Music, Theatre, Art, Science

“Sublime silliness…” Publisher’s Weekly;  “a hilarious adventure” Kirkus Review

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Newton's Apple

Monday, April 20, 2020 at 10am & 11:45am

Performed by Virginia Repertory Theatre on Tour

This musical shows what happened in the life of Isaac Newton after the apple dropped on his headJ.  Using the Scientific Method, the English mathematician, astronomer, scientist, author and physicist developed the principles of modern physics and laws of motion.  Students will also see him conduct experiments as they learn more about his life and more bout science. 

  • Suggested for grades 4-8. 
  • Curriculum: Language Arts, , Theatre, Music, Science, Social Studies

 

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Charlotte's Web

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 10am & 11:45am

Performed by Theatreworks USA, from New York

Theatreworks USA brings a brand new bluegrass-infused production of the classic story of friendship and loyalty to life.  Wilbur the pig and Charlotte the spider are friends, and Charlotte creates a perfect plan to save Wilbur from becoming “pork chops”.  The play features madcap and endearing farm animals, explores bravery, selfless love and the true meaning of friendship.

  • Suggested for grades K-5.  
  • Curriculum: Science, Music, Health, Language Arts

“Captivated our students..Fantastic!”…Jackson County Public Schools

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*Please note that shows and dates may be subject to change