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The One and Only Ivan
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2015-16 Touring Shows
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!
The One and Only Ivan

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The One and Only Ivan
2015-16 Touring Production

For 27 years, the world of Ivan the gorilla was a dull cage in a roadside shopping mall. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant captured in the wild, Ivanís ambitions and imagination must grow to meet the challenge of rescuing his endangered new companion. Aided by Bob the scrappy dog and a young human ally, Ivan sets out to become the great silverback and protector he was always meant to be. Enter the mind of a remarkable hero in this unforgettable story of enduring friendship, drawn from true events. Based on the 2012 book by Katherine Applegate, a #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the Newbery Medal.

This production will be most enjoyed by ages 5 through Adult,
or grades K through 5th grade.

Based on the powerful bestseller by Katherine Applegate, illustrated by Patricia Castelao
Adapted by James E. Grote
Directed by Dorothy Milne

The One and Only Ivan, published by HarperCollins, 2012
Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.

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