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Touring Shows

Each year, Discovery Theater takes some of our favorite productions on the road!  You can book one of these programs to come to your school or library at a time convenient for you. To book a show or check availability, please contact Class Acts Arts at 301-588-7525 or online at www.classactsarts.org. School fees range from $700-$900. Now accepting reservations for 2014-2015 school year!

Coyote Mischief Tales
American Indian Heritage Month
Available Tour Dates: November 21, 2014 – November 26, 2014
Recommended for Grades K-6th

Trickster Coyote is a crafty, funny, and fearless fellow and a little too smart for his own good. In this play by Philip Blue Owl Hooser, audiences laugh along with his adventures with his wife Mole, and his spirit guide Hashtali as they learn about making choices, sharing, and giving gifts from the heart.

Bessie and Bill - Black Wings in Flight
Black History Month
Available Tour Dates: February 2, 2015 – February 13, 2015
Recommended for Grades K-8
Have you ever wanted to fly? In the newest show from the series "The Greatest Stories Never Told", the hopes and dreams of two African American pioneers of aviation show us that the sky’s the limit. Bessie Coleman, a sharecropper's daughter of African American and Cherokee descent, became the first female African American pilot and captured the hearts and imaginations of Americans in the 1920's. Pilot and engineer William Powell set his sights on the sky, wanting to lift others up on wings of success. The determination and pride of these early fliers inspires audiences to aim high and work hard so they can “fly free” like Bessie and Bill.

Lions of Industry, Mothers of Invention
Black History Month
Available Tour Dates: February 17, 2015 – February 27, 2015
Recommended for Grades K-8
This interactive play honors the creativity and genius of African American entrepreneurs and inventors like beauty innovator Madam C.J. Walker, “peanut man” George Washington Carver, academic giant Booker T. Washington, and even cranky potato chip inventor George Crum. The play demonstrates how the featured inventors all solved a problem or fulfilled a need and how great things originate and develop with an idea, imagination, and the belief that you can make it happen. Students will see that with creativity and commitment, they too can make improvements to the world around us.

Tigers, Dragons, and Other Wise ‘Tails’
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Available Tour Dates: May 18, 2015 – May 29, 2015
Recommended for Grades K-6th

This delightful Discovery Theater original reimagines folk tales from Asia with a modern touch and plenty of fresh fun. The Tiger, the Thief, and the Dried Persimmon (Korea) puts a new spin on mistaken identity with a very silly tiger, a babysitting grandma, and dried fruit. The Boy and the Fly (Vietnam) is a sweetly silly slapstick romp with a little lesson thrown in. The Wise Mole (Japan) updates an ancient story of young love, complete with cell phones and iPods. The mythic Four Dragon Rivers of China features beautiful flying dragon puppets. 

Please Note: We are not touring any other performances at this time.