Careers in the Performing Arts Presents Finding Neverland

FINDING NEVERLAND is Broadway’s biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for BEST MUSICAL! This breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart” (Time Magazine). Vogue cheers, “it’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!”

Directed by visionary Tony® winner Diane Paulus, FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting makebelieve adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. The magic of Barrie’s classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event. FINDING NEVERLAND is “far and away the best musical of the year!” (NPR).

Introduce your students to company members from this acclaimed show.  Our guest panelists will discuss their careers, education, skills and the realities of working on a touring show.  Your students will have the opportunity to interact with the panel and ask their own questions as well.  Our Teacher’s Resource Guide connects the experience to your classroom curriculum and can be downloaded at: playhousesquare.org/eduresources

Panel: Members of the cast and crew of Finding Neverland

Careers in the Performing Arts Common Core Standards

ELA: Communication Standard (Oral & Visual) A, D

ELA: Research Standard B, C, E

ELA: Writing Process Standard A. C

A&C: Career Exploration & Development Competency: 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2.3, 1.3.2, 1.3.4

A&C: Influences on the Performing Arts Competency: 17.3

A&C: Personal Employability Traits Competency: 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4

Drama/Theatre: Connections, Relationships and Applications:

Standard C

R.CCR.7, SL.CCR.1, SL.CCR.4, W.CCR.1, W.CCR.4, W.CCR.5, W.CCR.6,

W.CCR.7, W.CCR.10

To register for this fine arts enrichment program: contact John Ramicone at 216-916-6360 or john.ramicone@ideastream.org by November 7th.

Our program is sponsored by Playhouse Square and WVIZ ideastream and is FREE to all participating schools.

*Seats are also available for schools interested in bringing a group of students to the Idea Center for the program.  If you are interested in bringing students, to the Idea Center, please contact John Ramicone by November 3rd.

Careers in the Performing Arts enriches your students’ classroom experience and is a joint educational initiative of Playhouse Square and WVIZ/PBS and 90.3 WCPN Ideastream.

 

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