Elephant and Piggie’s We are in a Play!

By Yocum Institute for Arts Education (other events)

7 Dates Through Feb 13, 2022

Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
Published by Hyperion Books for Children
Book and lyrics by Mo Willems
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma

Get ready for a musical experience, ripped from the pages of Mo Willems’ beloved, award-winning, best-selling children’s books, that will leave audiences doing the “Flippy Floppy Floory” dance all night long! In Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!”, Gerald and Piggie take to the stage in a rollicking adventure that is perfect for young audiences.

An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are best, best, “bestus” (a word Gerald and Piggie made up that means “very best”) friends, but Gerald worries that something could go wrong that would end their friendship. Piggie is not worried at all. She’s even happier and more excited than usual. That’s because she and Gerald are invited to a party hosted by the Squirrelles, three singing squirrels who love to have a good time. And so begins a day when anything is possible.

Filled with beloved characters and lively songs, Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!” is a perfect way to introduce young people to theatre. 

Special Events for Childrens' Theater Festival Weekend:

PJ Party Night -  February 11, 2022 at 7:00 PM 

Post show Piggie Dance Party - February 12, 2022 at 11:00 AM 

Added Performance! - February 13, 2022 at 11:00 AM

*Sensory Friendly Performance - February 13, 2022 at 1:00 PM

*What is "sensory friendly?" It is a relaxed performance atmosphere with quiet areas to leave the theater, house lights on through show, lowered volume of overall performance, vocal "warnings" by cast before confetti cannons and flashing lights.

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