Stages of Discovery Performance Series

High quality live performances for School Audiences & Families
$5.00 per ticket Camden, NJ students & residents; all others $7.00 per ticket
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Teacher from The Black Lagoon – 5-1-15


The Lightning Thief

Theatreworks USA
Friday, February 13, 2015, 10 am
Grades 2 – 7

Based on the popular book series by Rick Riordan. Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school…again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he’s angered a few of them. Zeus’s master lightning bolt has been stolen and Percy is the prime suspect. Now Percy has ten days to find and return Zeus’s stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief: he must come to terms with the father who abandoned him; solve the riddle of the Oracle, which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves.


Dog Loves Books

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10 am
Grades Pre-K – 2

Louise Yates’ New York Times bestseller comes to life in ArtsPower’s newest musical about the irrestible Dog who loves everything about books. In fact, he loves book SO much that he decides to open up his own bookstore. Once the store opens for business, no customers come. Dog is alone in his store, but soon realizes that when he is surrounded by books, he is never alone. Dog begins to read the books in his store and discovers that when customers finally come to his store, he knows exactly which books to recommend. ArtsPower’s delightful new musical celebrates the power of the imagination and the satisfaction that comes when you share books with others. 


Teacher from the Black Lagoon & Other Storybooks

Theatreworks USA
Friday, May 1, 2015, 10 am
Grades Pre-K – 4

An exciting new musical revue based on favorite contemporary children’s books. Book titles subject to change, but may include: Teacher from the Black Lagoon (by Mike Thaler & Jared Lee) Follow Hubie’s imagination as he faces his comically horrific fears and discovers that his new teacher is pleasantly human after all. Dogzilla (by Dav Pilkey) The dreaded Dogzilla awakens and the residents of Mousopolis must run for their lives. Can they get rid of that big stinky dog before it’s too late? Other possible selections: Grumpy Bird (by Jeremy Tankard); I Want My Hat Back (by Jon Klassen); Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse (by Kevin Henkes); Love Splat, Splat the Cat (by Rob Scotton); or The Grasshopper and the Ant.




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Camden, NJ 08102
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