2019 -2020 Season
How Miss Lady Bird Changed America
A new play Holly Hepp-Galvan
Based on the book by Kathi Appelt
Growing up in Texas, Lady Bird adores the colorful nature surrounding her. With the love and support of her mother, she learns all about native plants. When her mother dies unexpectedly, Lady Bird finds herself not knowing how to fulfill her promise to make everything more beautiful. From her personal loss grows strength and a vision to beautify the nation for everyone. Playwright Holly Hepp-Galvan bases this play on the popular children’s book Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by Joy Fisher Hein. “Where flowers bloom, so does hope.”
Presented in the Atrium of the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin TX
September 25-27, 2019
by Bethany Corey-Eiken
Play And Play Series – Preschool Audience
Ted Rex and Pterri Dactyl are best friends. They spend their days side by side learning and exploring, but sometimes Ted gets too loud! Join Ted and Pterri as they work through their differences and see that some things are best enjoyed loud and others quietly. Get ready to roar and stomp and play as we try things the dinosaur way!
Presented in the Dance Studio of the Carver Cultural Center in Austin TX
THE TEXAS CHILI QUEENS
A new play about the history of some amazing Texas Women by Kathleen Fletcher
Allie, a curious 5th grader, has one week to find out about her family’s history for a school heritage day presentation. Pestering her abuela (grandmother) for family stories leads to a discovery—Allie is a descendant of one of the original Chili Queens! This group of entrepreneurial women supported their families by selling chili from sundown to sun up in the plazas of San Antonio during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Allie’s links to the past open up her future.
Presented in the Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin TX
November 8-17, 2019
Last Visible Dog's
THROUGH THE SLUMBER GLASS
A new play with music about dreams and dreamers
by Dylan Roberts, Andrew Perry,
Heather Lemmons, & Michelle Keirstead
Did you ever wonder why your bedtime is so early? Did you ever wonder why you need to brush your teeth? Why must we have math tests? And why IS the sea salty? Let’s find out together! It’s super loud and super awesome. Learn some stuff and save the day. Fly to Mars, defeat a dragon. Swim the moon, stop by, say “Hey!” You never know what fun you’ll find. Join Our Plucky Hero as we rush off to Slumberland in this surreal musical play.
Presented in the Boyd Vance Theatre at the Carver Cultural Center of Austin TX
January 24-February 1, 2020