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March 2021

What you can see onstages (and screens) this month.

Arizona

El Zócalo

Childsplay Theatre

Phoenix

Event Date(s): Sun Feb 28 - Sun Mar 07

Type of Event: Cultural

Venue: Herberger Theatre Center

Price: Free

Reference Link: https://www.childsplayaz.org/index.php/shows/zocalo-20/zocalo-inform

Description:

¡Únase a nosotros para el primer Festival Zócalo, un evento híbrido que presenta actividades EN VIVO y en línea para familias, presentaciones y MÁS! Obtenga más información y explore a continuación.

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Seen

By: Jenny Millinger

Directed by: Jenny Millinger

Childsplay Theatre

Phoenix

Event Date(s): Fri Jan 01 - Wed Mar 31

Type of Event: Theatre performance

Venue: Vitrtual

Reference Link: https://www.childsplayaz.org/index.php/schools/childsplayazdotorgslashschools/virtual-ft

Description:

This charming story explores what it means to be on your own and what it means to connect with others.

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The Book of Dragons

By: Dwayne Hartford/Katie McFadzen

Directed by: Dwayne Hartford

Childsplay Theatre

Phoenix

Event Date(s): Fri Jan 01 - Wed Mar 31

Type of Event: Theatre performance

Venue: Virtual

Reference Link: https://www.childsplayaz.org/index.php/schools/childsplayazdotorgslashschools/virtual-ft

Description:

Your kids will love this show all about dragons! This blend of reimagined short stories features a dragon story for every need.

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Dreamers

By: Ricky Araiza (adapted from the book by Yuyi Morales)

Directed by: Ricky Araiza

Childsplay Theatre

Phoenix

Event Date(s): Fri Jan 01 - Wed Mar 31

Type of Event: Theatre performance

Venue: Virtual

Reference Link: https://childsplayinc.formstack.com/forms/childsplay_virtual_field_trip_fy20

Description:

A poetic adaptation of Yuyi Morales’s story of resilience, hope, and the courage it takes to find one’s voice when navigating a new place.

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Pandora’s Box

By: Dwayne Hartford/Debra K. Stevens

Directed by: Dwayne Hartford

Childsplay Theatre

Phoenix

Event Date(s): Fri Jan 01 - Wed Mar 31

Type of Event: Theatre performance

Venue: Virtual

Reference Link: https://www.childsplayaz.org/index.php/schools/childsplayazdotorgslashschools/virtual-ft

Description:

Is curiosity a good thing or a bad thing? When everything in the world seems terrible and cruel, what gives us the strength to go on? Hope.

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California

Arms and the Man

By: George Bernard Shaw

Directed by: Colman Domingo

American Conservatory Theater

San Francisco

Event Date(s): Fri Feb 19 - Fri Mar 19

Type of Event: Play Reading

Venue: Virtual

Price: $15

Reference Link: https://www.act-sf.org/home/box_office/202122_season/act_out_loud.highResolutionDisplay.html#trouble

Description:

Between a hero and a mercenary, who would you choose? In 1885 Bulgaria, young heiress Raina finds herself in the thrillingly romantic situation of finding Bluntschli, a fleeing enemy soldier-for-hire, in her room.

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The Matchmaker

By: Thornton Wilder

Directed by: Dawn Monique Williams

American Conservatory Theater

San Francisco

Event Date(s): Fri Mar 26 - Fri Apr 23

Type of Event: Play Reading

Venue: Virtual

Price: $15

Reference Link: https://www.act-sf.org/home/box_office/202122_season/act_out_loud.highResolutionDisplay.html#trouble

Description:

Matchmaker Dolly Levi has promised to help wealthy widower Horace Vandergelder find his next wife and whisks him away to Manhattan to meet his dream woman. But Dolly has an agenda of her own, and Horace soon finds himself embroiled in a comedy of errors.

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The Thanksgiving Play

By: Larissa FastHorse

Directed by: Rosalind Ayres

L.A. Theatre Works

Venice

Event Date(s): Wed Dec 30 - Fri Dec 31

Type of Event: Audio Theater Recording

Venue: Digital

Price: $20 or $150 for 9-Play digital subscription

Reference Link: https://latw.org/digital-season

Description:

An L.A. Theatre Works state-of-the-art audio recording, includes access to a Zoom interview with the playwright.

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Life on Paper

By: Kenneth Lin

Directed by: Rosalind Ayres

L.A. Theatre Works

Venice

Event Date(s): Wed Dec 30 - Fri Dec 31

Type of Event: Audio Theater Recording

Venue: Digital

Price: $20 or $150 for 9-Play digital subscription

Reference Link: https://latw.org/digital-season

Description:

An LA Theatre Works state-of-the-art audio recording of Kenneth Lin’s inspired-by-a-true-story play. When a billionaire dies in a plane crash, a forensic economist butts heads with a small town actuary over the exact value. Includes access to a Zoom interview with the playwright.

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Extinction

By: Hannie Rayson

Directed by: Martin Jarvis

L.A. Theatre Works

Los Angeles

Event Date(s): Wed Dec 30 - Fri Dec 31

Type of Event: Audio Theater Recording

Venue: Digital

Price: $$20 or $150 for 9-Play digital subscription

Reference Link: https://latw.org/digital-season

Description:

An L.A. Theatre Works state-of-the-art audio recording of a new play by Australian playwright and newspaper columnist Hannie Rayson about the urgent need to combat man-made climate change to protect biodiversity. Includes access to a Zoom interview with the playwright.

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Bump

By: Chiara Atik

Directed by: Rosalind Ayres

L.A. Theatre Works

Los Angeles

Event Date(s): Wed Dec 30 - Fri Dec 31

Type of Event: Audio Theater Recording

Venue: Digital

Price: $20 or $150 for 9-Play digital subscription

Reference Link: https://latw.org/digital-season

Description:

An LA Theatre Works state-of-the-art audio theater recording of Atik’s comedy. based on the true story of Jorge Odón and the birthing device he invented in his garage. Includes access to a Zoom interview with the playwright.

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In Good Company

By: Jewelle Gomez, Eric Reyes Loo, Laurel Ollstein, Tim Pinckney, and Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder

Directed by: Ed Decker

New Conservatory Theatre Center

San Francisco

Event Date(s): Wed Dec 16 - Tue Jun 01

Type of Event: Podcast

Price: $0

Reference Link: https://www.nctcsf.org/In-Good-Company-Podcast

Description:

The drama onstage is nothing compared to what’s happening behind the scenes in this original episodic podcast series. A new kind of podcast for a different kind of world, “In Good Company” is a love letter to the resilience of art, artists, and the places they call “home”.

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Florida

Vintage Pop!

By: Created by Carole J. Bufford

Directed by: Artistic overview provided by Catherine Randazzo

Florida Studio Theatre

Sarasota

Event Date(s): Wed Mar 24 - Sun Apr 18

Type of Event: Musical Revue

Venue: FST's Keating Theatre

Price: $25+

Reference Link: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/vintage-pop?ignoremobile=y

Description:

With music made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Creedence Clearwater Revival, this revue starring FST Favorite Carole J. Bufford explores the evolution of popular music from the ’20s to the ’80s. Featuring hits like “St. Louis Blues” and “Every Breath You Take.”

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Three Pianos

By: Created by Rebecca Hopkins and Sarah Durham with musical arrangements by Jim Prosser

Florida Studio Theatre

Sarasota

Event Date(s): Wed Mar 31 - Sun Apr 25

Type of Event: In-person Musical Revue

Venue: FST's Gompertz Theatre

Price: $25+

Reference Link: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/three-pianos?ignoremobile=y

Description:

From Billy Joel to Carole King, Three Pianos celebrates the musical pioneers who refused to fit the mold of “rock star” and forged their own paths in the industry. This high-energy music revue will have you singing along to such hits as “Beautiful” and “Just the Way You Are.”

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Hand to God

By: Robert Askins

Directed by: David M. Jenkins

Jobsite Theater

Tampa

Event Date(s): Fri Feb 26 - Sun Mar 14

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Jaeb Theater, Straz Center for the Performing Arts. Streaming via Vimeo.

Price: $9.99-$99.50

Reference Link: https://jobsitetheater.org/hand-to-god

Description:

Meek and mild Jason takes solace in a Christian puppet ministry after the death of his father. When his originally soft-spoken sock puppet Tyrone takes on a shocking personality, then possesses his arm, Jason unwittingly throws the town of Cypress, Texas into a tizzy.

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Jobsite Digital Shorts

By: Various

Directed by: Various

Jobsite Theater

Tampa

Event Date(s): Wed Dec 16 - Fri Dec 31

Type of Event: Online series

Venue: digitalshorts.jobsitetheater.org

Price: $1.99-$9.99

Reference Link: https://digitalshorts.jobsitetheater.org

Description:

An online series from the Jobsite Ensemble, this mixture of music videos, movement pieces, sketch, short films, readings, and more was commissioned by the company to help keep artists employed during the pandemic and possibly beyond. All proceeds go directly to the artists.

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Those Were the Days

By: Mark Danni

Directed by: Mark Danni

TheatreZone

Naples

Event Date(s): Thu Mar 04 - Sun Mar 14

Type of Event: Themed Concert

Venue: G&L Theater

Price: $50 - 65

Reference Link: https://theatre.zone

Description:

A fun show that takes the audience on a journey through the 1950s, ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. The talented cast will not only perform hit songs through the decades, but also a show stopping television theme song medley for an unforgettable evening of fun.

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Safe House

By: Brendan Ragan

Directed by: Brendan Ragan

Urbanite Theatre

Sarasota

Event Date(s): Fri Feb 26 - Sun Apr 04

Type of Event: Immersive Drama

Venue: Urbanite Theatre

Price: $25

Reference Link: https://www.urbanitetheatre.com/safehouse

Description:

After leaving his cybersecurity job at a powerful corporation, Fletcher and his wife Ava have gone into hiding, along with their damning company secrets. When Ava mysteriously disappears, Fletcher turns to a stranger to help find her: you.

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Georgia

Laugh Track

Dad's Garage/Alliance Theatre

Atlanta

Event Date(s): Tue Dec 22 - Mon May 31

Type of Event: Comedy series

Venue: Alliance Theatre Anywhere (Streaming)

Price: $9.99 for series (6 episodes)

Reference Link: https://alliancetheatre.org/laughtrack

Description:

The talented comedians of Dad’s Garage examine what life’s key moments and holidays look like in this strange new world. With a mix of ridiculous characters and hilarious situations, get some much-needed laughter in this brand-new original sketch comedy show.

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Illinois

Power in Pride at Home

By: multiple

Directed by: Lexi Saunders

About Face Theatre

Chicago

Event Date(s): Wed Dec 16 - Tue Aug 31

Type of Event: Streaming video series

Price: $free

Reference Link: https://www.aboutfacetheatre.com

Description:

Power in Pride is About Face Theatre’s touring show, sharing humorous and brave stories about gender & sexuality to spark conversations with students, educators, and community members of all ages.

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Indiana

Swing Into Spring Cabaret

By: Various

Directed by: Kate Galvin

Cardinal Stage

Bloomington

Event Date(s): Fri Mar 26 - Sat Mar 27

Type of Event: Live Virtual Cabaret

Venue: Online via Crowdcast

Price: $20

Reference Link: https://cardinalstage.org/mainstage/spring-cabaret/

Description:

Get your toes tapping with a night of songs that swing! Inspired by great singers from Ella Fitzgerald to Frank Sinatra, this show is sure to hit the sweet spot for anyone who likes their musical theatre with a dash of ring-a-ding-ding!

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Maryland

Spy Academy & the Lost Treasure of Atlantis

By: Douglas Robinson from a story by Strother Gaines

Directed by: Jeffrey Eagle

Imagination Stage

Bethesda

Event Date(s): Sat Feb 13 - Sun May 23

Type of Event: Online play for children

Venue: online

Price: $25

Reference Link: https://patrons.imaginationstage.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=9288

Description:

An immersive online experience full of surprises and memorable characters, each performance of Spy Academy takes a small number of families through a series of puzzles, codes, and challenges on a quest to recover the stolen Heart of the Dragon. A live virtual event for ages 5+.

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Massachusetts

A Streetcar Named Desire

By: Tennessee Williams

Directed by: Robert O'Hara

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown

Event Date(s): Thu Jan 14 - Fri Dec 03

Type of Event: Audio Play

Venue: audible.com/Streetcar

Price: $Varies

Reference Link: https://audible.com/Streetcar

Description:

Haunted by her past, Blanche (Audra McDonald) seeks refuge with Stella and Stanley (Carla Gugino and Ariel Shafir) in New Orleans, where she wrestles with the nature of her sister’s husband, her sister’s denial, and her own unraveling mind.

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Photograph 51

By: Anna Ziegler

Directed by: Susan Stroman

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown

Event Date(s): Thu Jan 14 - Fri Dec 10

Type of Event: Audio Play

Venue: audible.com/Photograph51

Price: $Varies

Reference Link: https://audible.com/Photograph51

Description:

In 1951, chemist Rosalind Franklin works relentlessly in her King’s College London lab, closing in on a major discovery that could unlock the mysteries of the DNA molecule. Undermined by her colleague Maurice Wilkins, she struggles to compete with rival team Watson and Crick as pressure intensifies to produce results.

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Animals

By: Stacy Osei-Kuffour

Directed by: Whitney White

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown

Event Date(s): Thu Jan 14 - Fri Dec 17

Type of Event: Audio Play

Venue: audible.com/Animals

Price: $Varies

Reference Link: https://audible.com/Animals

Description:

Lydia and Henry’s dinner guests are about to arrive when Henry’s spontaneous marriage proposal threatens to burn the evening to a crisp. Wine bottles and years of unspoken tensions are uncorked, and, before the evening is through, Lydia must confront her long-held fears and feelings if she’s going to commit to a future with Henry.

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Chonburi International Hotel & Butterfly Club

By: Shakina Nayfack

Directed by: Laura Savia

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown

Event Date(s): Thu Jan 14 - Wed Dec 29

Type of Event: Audio Play

Venue: audible.com/Chonburi

Price: $Varies

Reference Link: https://audible.com/Chonburi

Description:

In Shakina Nayfack’s world premiere play, a vibrant, international group of transgender women band together at a hotel in Thailand to confront the challenges and joys of gender confirmation surgery.

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Minnesota

Seedfolks

By: Paul Fleischman

Directed by: Peter C. Brosius

Children's Theatre Company

Minneapolis

Event Date(s): Mon Mar 08 - Sun Mar 21

Type of Event: Digital Performance

Venue: Online

Price: $TBA

Reference Link: https://childrenstheatre.org/

Description:

A vacant lot in a broken neighborhood in the middle of Cleveland can become a lot of things. A garbage dump. A gathering spot for trouble. How could it ever be a source of hope? “A tour de force”–The New York Times

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Stone Soup

By: Based on the popular folktale

Directed by: Melanie Salmon-Peterson

Stages Theatre Company

Hopkins

Event Date(s): Fri Feb 12 - Thu Apr 15

Type of Event: Musical, Theatre for Young Audiences

Venue: Virtual

Price: $50

Reference Link: https://www.stagestheatre.org/stone-soup/

Description:

A charming story of how sometimes it takes a stranger to show us what friendship is all about. When a family of weary outsiders arrive in the town square, fear and suspicion reign, but as they start to make soup out of a stone, each of the locals discovers something.

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Legendary: A Detect the Story Adventure

By: Jim Hibbeler

Directed by: Sandy Boren-Barrett

Stages Theatre Company

Hopkins

Event Date(s): Fri Mar 19 - Thu Apr 29

Type of Event: Self-paced Scavenger Hunt/Puzzle Adventure

Venue: Virtual

Price: $50

Reference Link: https://www.stagestheatre.org/legendary/

Description:

A mythical journey through Downtown Hopkins. Perfect for ages 8+.
Inspired by the myth of Pandora’s box.

A mystery. A scavenger hunt. A puzzle room. A walking tour. A theatre performance—all wrapped into one adventurous journey for your family.

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The Dot

By: Based on the book written and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

Directed by: Sandy Boren Barrett & Ann Marie Omeish

Stages Theatre Company and Escalate Dance

Hopkins

Event Date(s): Fri Jan 15 - Thu Mar 18

Type of Event: Theatre for Young Audiences / Dance

Venue: Virtual

Price: $50

Reference Link: https://www.stagestheatre.org/the-dot/

Description:

When Vashti’s teacher asks her to draw a picture, Vashti insists she’s not an artist and makes an angry dot to prove her point. But when her teacher frames her dot and hangs it up, Vashti is sent on a surprising journey of self-discovery.

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New-York

MTA Radio Plays Episode 4-6

By: Ren Dara Santiago, David Zheng, Guadalís Del Carmen, TJ Weaver

Directed by: Dominic Colón

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater

New York

Event Date(s): Mon Jan 25 - Mon May 24

Type of Event: Episodic Radio Plays

Venue: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (website)

Price: $15 per 3 episodes

Reference Link: https://www.rattlestick.org/20202021-season/2020/10/21/mta-radio-plays

Description:

MTA Radio Plays is a series of audio dramas created to honor and celebrate the people that keep New York City running. Every episode is written by a different playwright and focuses on a station on the MTA 2 Line. Conceived and curated by Ren Dara Santiago.

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Oregon

Magellanica

By: E.M. Lewis

Directed by: Dámaso Rodríguez

Artists Repertory Theatre

Portland

Event Date(s): Wed Jan 13 - Wed Jun 30

Type of Event: Audio Drama

Venue: online

Price: $Sliding scale

Reference Link: https://artistsrep.org/performance/magellanica-the-audio-drama/

Description:

In 1986, scientists and engineers from around the world converge at the South Pole Research Station to figure out if there really is a hole in the sky. Part historical adventure, love story, and mystical foray into the unknown, it’s a vital story for today.

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The Berlin Diaries

By: Andrea Stolowitz

Directed by: Dámaso Rodríguez

Artists Repertory Theatre

Portland

Event Date(s): Mon Jan 25 - Wed Jun 30

Type of Event: Audio Drama

Venue: online

Price: $Sliding scale

Reference Link: https://artistsrep.org/performance/berlin-diaries-audio-drama/

Description:

An autobiographical story of Andrea’s quest to untangle her family’s history using her German-Jewish great-grandfather’s diary from 1939. Following the complicated lure of genealogy, Stolowitz goes back to Berlin to bring the story of her unknown ancestors out of the archives.

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Refuge

By: Devised

Directed by: Samantha Van Der Merwe

Shaking the Tree Theatre

Portland

Event Date(s): Sat Jan 30 - Sat Apr 24

Type of Event: Installation

Venue: Shaking the Tree Theatre

Price: $Free

Reference Link: https://www.shaking-the-tree.com/refuge.html

Description:

Enter into a sacred space, not unlike a church, or the center of the sacred ring of stones/monoliths, and reimagine a more desirable reality or alternate world by reaching as far down into history as we can go, so as to realign with the sacred feminine.

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Pennsylvania

F*ck7thGrade

By: Jill Sobule and Liza Birkenmeier

Directed by: Lisa Peterson

City Theatre Company

Pittsburgh

Event Date(s): Mon Jan 25 - Wed Jun 30

Type of Event: Digital Stream

Venue: Online

Price: $15

Reference Link: https://citytheatrecompany.org/play/fck7thgrade/

Description:

In this world premiere concert film, award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Sobule – whose 1990’s hits include “Supermodel” and the original “I Kissed a Girl” – takes audiences through a Rock’n’Roll celebration of coming of age and coming out.

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Letters From Far

By: Emma Ackerman

Touchstone Theatre

Bethlehem

Event Date(s): Mon Feb 08 - Fri Mar 19

Type of Event: Storytelling via mail

Venue: Letters/Packages received weekly by mail

Price: $25

Reference Link: http://www.touchstone.org/events/letters-from-far/

Description:

In 2032, an expedition of scientists, journalists, and artists depart through a rift; they are tasked with cataloging and reporting what they find on the other side. They never return. Experience a new sci-fi storytelling event via the mail and piece together the story of their journey.

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Washington

The Canterville Ghost

By: Oscar Wilde/Brandon J. Simmons

Directed by: Brandon J. Simmons

Book-It Repertory Theatre

Seattle

Event Date(s): Tue Dec 08 - Wed Jun 30

Type of Event: All-audio drama

Venue: Online

Price: $15 or pay what you will

Reference Link: https://book-it.org/events/the-canterville-ghost/

Description:

Full of Wilde’s wit and humor, for lovers of the cozy British mystery and a good holiday special, this classic ghost story is full of warmth, laughs, and great good fun.

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Childfinder

By: Octavia E. Butler/Shermona Mitchell

Directed by: Gin Hammon

Book-It Repertory Theatre

Seattle

Event Date(s): Wed Dec 16 - Wed Jun 30

Type of Event: All-audio drama

Venue: Online

Price: $15

Reference Link: https://book-it.org/events/childfinder/

Description:

From a giant in the science fiction genre, we bring you the short story of a woman charged with finding telepathic children and her mission to unleash a young girl’s potential. “Nuanced voice acting connects you intimately to complex characters in the audioplay’s 33 minutes.”

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Mañanaland

By: Pam Muñoz Ryan/Gillian Jorgensen & Jordi Montes

Directed by: Arlene Martínez-Vázquez

Book-It Repertory Theatre

Seattle

Event Date(s): Mon Feb 15 - Wed Jun 30

Type of Event: All-audio drama

Venue: Online

Price: $25 or pay what you will

Reference Link: https://book-it.org/events/mananaland/

Description:

An inspiring all-ages adventure about a young boy who discovers a family legacy of mystical guardians in this timeless tale of hope and resistance by a Newbery Honor recipient. It is a beautiful reminder of the struggle in becoming the person you were meant to be.

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