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“We The People”

Instills American pride in audiences of all ages—and inspires them to get involved and make a difference

Wednesday, March 4 2020 @ 10:45 am

Barreling through a variety of musical styles relevant to today’s youth, including rock, rhythm-and-blues, and hip-hop, “We the People” instills American pride in audiences of all ages—and inspires them to get involved and make a difference.

Students will have a blast learning about the three branches of government, the First Amendment, presidential elections, democracy, the judicial process, and more. With the presidential election in full swing, now is the perfect time to bring American civics lessons to life with “We the People, a musical revue that makes social studies exciting and accessible.

TheaterWorksUSA has led the Theater for Young and Family Audiences movement in New York
City and across North America for over half a century. Since 1962, the 501(c)3 not-for-profit has
captured the imaginations of 100 million new and veteran theatergoers with an award-winning repertoire of over 130 original plays and musicals. Acclaimed alumni include Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Disney’s Frozen), Jerry Zaks (The Music Man), Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen), Joe Iconis (Be More Chill), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent), and Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America).

Nearly 1000 public school students will be attending this show, but we’ve got individual tickets available in two shows: 10:45 am on March 4 and 1 pm on March 5. Tickets are $5 each thanks to support from the Sponenburgh Memorial Trust, Lloyd and Marlene Ankeny, Music is Instrumental and other generous funders.

Approximate Running Time: 60 Minutes. Recommended Ages: Grades 4 through 8 (ages 8 to 13).