2019-2020: Our 29th Season
Around the World in 80 Ways!
AZTEC PRINCESS – Now Streaming!
Classic Mexican fables told by a time-traveling Princess. Streamed directly to your school, day care center or home! Join the Aztec Princess as she tells two classic fables about Making Good Choices and Stranger Danger, while teaching English and Spanish vocabulary along the way. Fun for all ages and sparkling with educational values and social/emotional skills! (25 minutes) Contact us here for pricing!
Express at Miller Outdoor Theatre!
(Contingent on the re-opening of Miller)
Free Admission! No Reservations!
October 13, 2020, 11am
Lets Make a Play Together!
October 14, 2020, 11am
Santa’s Rockin’ Reindeer
October 22, 2020, 11am
Vote For The Goat!
PLAYS, STORYTELLING AND THEATRE ARTS RESIDENCIES
CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC
INTERACTIVE PLAYS and STORYTELLING
Express productions tour to schools, day care and community centers, churches, libraries and hospitals all over south Texas. Our 45-minute plays include Q&A, class photo with the actors and TEKS-aligned study guide. Great for pre-K through 5th! We also do pubic shows for the whole family! Storytelling is 30 minutes for pre-K to 3rd.
THE POWER OF INTERACTIVE LEARNING
THE PAST SEASON:
Sept 1 – Oct 09
ALI BABA AND THE 40 THIEVES
Adapted by Jack Helbig and Tim Fried-Fiori
An original Hip Hop musical based on the Arabian classic about a boy learns about honesty the hard way when he steals from thieves. Teaches personal responsibility, making good choices and the practical value of doing homework!
Ali Baba at Miller Outdoor Theatre!
One Show Free! No reservations!
October 24, 2019, 11am
Dec 1 – Dec 23, 2019
SANTA’S ROCKIN’ REINDEER
Written and Directed by Tim Fried-Fiori
A great way to celebrate the holidays and honor the power of generosity!
An elf disguises herself as a reindeer to join Santa’s famous singing trio – but can she hide the truth long enough to sing in the Christmas Eve Ceremony for Santa? Featuring holiday singalongs and a special appearance by Santa himself!
Underwritten in part by the Wortham Foundation, The Humphreys Foundation and the H-E-B Tournament of Champions.
Feb 1 – March 30, 2020
VOTE FOR THE GOAT!
Lilly Goat learns all about democracy when she tries to get every animal to vote to keep the petting zoo open. Includes material on voting rights and the 19th amendment.
A play about the power and importance of voting! Just in time for election season!
Helps kids understand why voting matters and how they fit into the civic life of their community, city, state and nation.
THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO/POSTPONED
A New Musical by Jack Helbig and Tim Fried-Fiori
Based on the Italian Classic about a puppet who comes to life. Explores what it means to be human and how your nose grows when you’re short on truth.
INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING – ALL YEAR!
SOON AVAILABLE ON-LINE!
30 minute one-person interactive shows for kids pre-K to 3rd in groups of 75 or less. Includes a Q & A with kids and a group photo with the performer. Our Storytellers deliver high energy performances that engage kids and teach valuable lessons.
Aztec Princess (Bilingual English/Spanish)
Classic Mexican fables told by a time-traveling Princess.
A musical tale from Tanzania about how to treat others.
The Beaver and The Bunny: A Bullying Tail
How to deal with bullies and not become one yourself.
I Like Me! A Sing-Along About Self-Esteem
Interactive music that boosts confidence and self-respect.
Mindfulness for Kids
Techniques for calming the mind and soothing the heart.
Songs from Around the World
A bird goes in search of the world’s most beautiful song.
Trouble in Tooth Town (Special Rates Apply)
A wacky dentist teaches kids about dental health.