CCT Touring Company

2018–2019 Touring Season

Miss Electricity

October 1 – December 21, 2018 | February 4- May 31, 2019
Recommended for Grades: 2-6
Length: 50 Minutes

Writing Credits: Written by Kathryn Walat
Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (www.playscripts.com)

Description: Get ready for an electric adventure! With themes of friendship and self-discovery, curriculum connections of science and mythology, and the intriguing element of fantasy within reality, Miss Electricity is a dynamic addition to our touring season. Miss Electricity promises exciting classroom integration possibilities through topics such as the Guinness World Records, the science of lightning, and discovery of Greek gods, as well as a strong social and emotional component that can engage audience members in many layers of critical thought.

Ohio Learning Standard Connections: Fine Arts- Drama/Theatre, English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

The Reluctant Dragon    

October 1 – December 21, 2018 | February 4- May 31, 2019
Recommended for Grades: K-5
Length: 60 Minutes

Writing Credits: Adapted by William Goldsmith, based on the short story by Kenneth Grahame

Description: This play proves “you shouldn’t judge a book (or dragon!) by its cover!” With poetry, audience participation, and themes of empathy and friendship, this production is fun, fantastical, and engaging for all audiences. Classroom connections include the study of families and communities of the past, poetry/spoken word, and classic literature.

Ohio Learning Standard Connections: Fine Arts- Drama/Theatre, English Language Arts, Social Studies

34th Annual Child Writing Project: Hysterical History

October 15 – December 21, 2018 | February 4- March 22, 2019
Recommended for Grades: 1-6
Length: 60 Minutes

Writing Credits: Written by student authors from schools throughout Ohio!

Description: The CCT Team is thrilled to bring back one of the best themes of CWP’s history. This performance will be filled with side-splitting retellings of historical events and figures, some based in fact and others complete fiction! Join us on this completely student-written journey through Hysterical History.

Ohio Learning Standard Connections: Fine Arts- Drama/Theatre, English Language Arts, Social Studies

Mr. Scrooge

November 19 – December 22, 2018
Recommended for Grades: 1-6
Length: 60 Minutes

Writing Credits: Adapted by William Goldsmith

Description: A CCT favorite, Mr. Scrooge is back for another holiday season! Set in 1871, this is the magical story of one Christmas Eve which changes the life of the old curmudgeon, Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge spent his entire life saving every penny he could and only looked after himself. In receiving a mysterious warning to change his ways from his old business partner Marley and visits from 3 mysterious spirits, Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas. Join Scrooge as he discovers how to “become a good friend, as good a master, and as good a man” on a night of unforgettable adventures.

Ohio Learning Standard Connections: Fine Arts- Drama/Theatre, English Language Arts, Social Studies

Lions in Illyria

February 4 – May 31, 2019
Recommended for Grades: 3-6
Length: 65 Minutes

Writing Credits:Written by Robert Kauzlaric

Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (www.playscripts.com)

Description: Explore the world of Shakespeare through this animalistic retelling of Twelfth Night. This performance will bring together elements of creative movement, detailed costuming, anthropomorphic animals, fast-paced storytelling, and a Shakespearean classic told through both original and modern language.

Ohio Learning Standard Connections: Fine Arts- Drama/Theatre, Fine Arts- Visual Arts, English Language Arts, Social Studies

35th Annual Child Writing Project: TBA

April 8 – May 31, 2019
Recommended for Grades: 1-6
Length: 60 Minutes

Description: Stay tuned for our 35th CWP Theme announcement! Students from all over Ohio will be invited to submit stories and those that are chosen will be performed by our professional touring company for the 35th Anniversary of the Child Writing Project!