Here’s a great at-home activity for you and your family! Join Children’s Theatre of Charlotte for a streamed performance of this high-spirited musical!
This story of kindness shows that the smallest gestures often have the biggest impact.
Meet Brian. No one notices him. No one includes him. He just feels invisible. But everything suddenly changes when a new student named Justin arrives. A bit of creativity helps form a new friendship, unleashing Brian’s lively personality and vivid imagination. This high-spirited musical, complete with fun songs and heartfelt humor, will help us all discover the possibilities that begin with a simple act of kindness.
Themes: acceptance, kindness, self-esteem, exclusion and inclusion.
Watch Party Schedule:
3:30 p.m. – Meet author Trudy Ludwig and illustrator Patrice Barton as they talk about their inspiration for writing this book and field questions from viewers.
4:00 p.m. – Watch the musical.
5:10 p.m. – Meet the adaptors: playwright Chris Parks, composer Josh Totora, director Adam Burke and some of the actors as they discuss the creative process of adapting an award- winning book for the stage.
Not able to attend the watch party on Saturday?
The show will be available to stream on this webpage from Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24. Teachers: be sure to take advantage of the resource guide!
Here’s a sneak peak of the show here, make sure you tune in live on April 18th for the full production!