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Skinnamarink: What is this play about? Who wrote this play? Why did they write it? Would you like to grow up without being able to write? Who is a greedy girl? What is a glutton? What is important about the sun and the moon and the wind and the rain and a bug and a bee and a — BELL. Based on the deceptively simple yet rich language in McGuffey's Eclectic Readers — a series of 19th-century American schoolbooks that taught generations how to read, think, and behave — Skinnamarink is part ritual, part recess, and part recruitment. Attendance is mandatory.

Skinnamarink received developmental support as part of the 2018 Impact Residency Program of the Drama League and LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, and through residencies with Target Margin Theater, and Drop, Forge & Tool.

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