"The script is delightful... The cast is outstanding and immensely likeable... If you have a child in your life, bring them. If you donít, go anyway. Youíll have a blast." –Chicago Theater Beat
Duck for President
October 20 – November 25, 2012
Saturdays & Sundays at 11am & 1pm
"Be kind to your web-footed friends by taking the family out to see Duck for President... My five year old daughter enjoyed this show as much as I did, and it completely kept her interest... With the 2012 election right around the corner, the show is, of course, both timely and educational." –Stage and Cinema
Life on the farm is hard: too much work, not enough sleep, and no time for swimming. And who put Farmer Brown in charge, anyway? When the chores get out of control, itís time for a charismatic young Duck to run for office. And once heís running the farm, itís only a few more steps before heís running the whole country. With Cow and Henís help — and with Pig as his campaign manager — nothing can stand in Duckís way! The smash hit musical about the pitfalls of politics returns, just in time for the election.
Recommended for kids 5 and up. Children under 2 are not permitted.
Based on the popular bestseller by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Betsy Lewin
Adapted by James E. Grote
Music and lyrics by George Howe
Directed by Shole Milos
Adapted from the book DUCK FOR PRESIDENT. Text ©2004 by Doreen Cronin. Illustrations ©2004 by Betsy Lewin. Originally published by Simon & Schuster. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.
Excerpt from Duck for President. Music & Lyrics by George Howe.
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Join us any Saturday or Sunday at noon during the run of Duck for President (following the 11am show, or before the 1pm show) for our Stories Come Alive! Hour.
Children will get up close and personal with the book behind the play in an interactive storytelling session, followed by on-your-feet theatre games to explore the characters, plot, and themes of the book. The experience is sure to make positive reading connections between your children and books for years to come.
Only $10 per child! Reservations are recommended (though not required).
Contact the box office at 773-761-4477 for more information.