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StoryTime  at  the  Playhouse

Theatre Three Productions, Inc.
proudly announces
StoryTime at the Playhouse

A LIVE VIRTUAL EVENT FOR THE CLASSROOM
with Dougie J. & The Puppet Brigade

THEATRE THREE PRODUCTIONS, INC., proudly presents STORYTIME AT THE PLAYHOUSE, virtual performances streamed live into your classroom!

Join Dougie J. and The Puppet Brigade for a delightful new show that presents songs, topical features, and an original story. Dougie J. will help his good friend Molly the Dolly as she returns to school. Subjects, including mask-wearing and hand-washing, will be presented in a fun, upbeat way. Each episode will host a guest star who will read a story especially created for StoryTime at the Playhouse. Using music and the magic of puppets, these live-streamed shows are unique events sure to entertain and enlighten.

Being offered for the month of October is the story Peter the Very Special Pumpkin, a tale of a sad young pumpkin who finds his purpose one very magic Halloween. Guided by his friends Bingley Bat and Wendla the Witch, he discovers that everyone has something to share that will “light the way.”

Following the story, Dougie J. will talk with his guest, highlighting the meaning and moral of the story, creating an opportunity for classroom discussion beyond the presentation.

Future episodes will have traditional fairy tales with unique THEATRE THREE twists, folklore from around the world, holiday-focused narratives, as well as original stories that focus on valuable lessons. STORYTIME AT THE PLAYHOUSE can become an ongoing event in the classroom, with new installments and different guest stars.

All episodes will feature composer-actor Douglas J. Quattrock, at the piano, along with his puppet friends: student Molly the Dolly, teacher Mrs. Cotton, Leo the Bus Driver, The Story Cat, Dougie J’s parents, Mom and Dad, and many more! Longtime THEATRE THREE veteran puppeteer Steven Uihlein will provide the voices and serve as puppet operator. Guest stars will be drawn from THEATRE THREE’s professional acting company. The first guest is Sari Feldman, recently seen as The Narrator in Joseph…

The program is created by Artistic Director Jeffrey Sanzel, who will write and direct each episode, with original music by Quattrock. Sanzel and Quattrock’s fifteen-year collaboration comprises some of THEATRE THREE’s best-known works for young people, including Class Dismissed: The Bullying Project; Stand Up! Stand Out! The Bullying Project; Barnaby Saves Christmas, and many others. Between them, they have written dozens of original musicals for young audiences and produced thousands of performances for children of all ages.

For further information,
please contact Marci Bing,
Educational Programs Coordinator,
by texting or calling (631) 806-8959
or emailing Marci@TheatreThree.com