Florida Rep Education has announced their 2012-2013 Children's Theatre Series, which includes two components: the Lunchbox Series that brings kids to the theatre and the Children's Touring Theatre Series that takes the theatre to the kids.
The first show is Schoolhouse Rock Live!, recommended for grades K-5. Tours start October 9 and Lunchbox performances run November 16-17 and February 22-23. Don't miss this fun and exciting musical adventure through grammar, history, geography, science and outer space!
Next comes Christopher Parks' The Odyssey Experience, an inventive and innovative telling of Homer's epic poem. Recommended for grades 3-7, tours begin November 27 and Lunchbox performances run December 7-8 and March 1-2.
Finally, I Never Saw Another Butterfly is Celeste Raspanti's story of Terezin, the last stop before Auschwitz for hundreds of thousands people, including 15,000 Jewish children. One child, Raja, lived to tell her story. Tours start January 8 and Lunchbox performances are January 18-19 as well as April 5 and 13. This show is recommended for grades 7 and above.