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2019-2020 Arts for Youth Series

Show 1

Recommended for Grades Pre-K thru 3


November 11, 2019

9:45 AM & 12:45 PM (School Performances)

Presented by ArtsPower

Little Blue Engine dreams of someday leaving the train yard to pull the big cars on the main line track.  But can she convince Big Silver that she is worthy of being a main line engine?  ArtsPower's dynamic, song-filled adventure portrays Watty Piper's timeless tale about hard work, determination, and loyalty.​

Curriculum Connections: Literature based, Musical, Values-Based 

Approximately 55 minutes in length. 

Show 2

Recommended for Grades 4 thru 8

Monday, March 2, 2020

9:45 AM * & 12:45 PM (School Performances)

 Presented by ArtsPower

To young Lemuel, who has escaped slavery in Georgia, life in Gettysburg is everything he had dreamed it would be.  His ideas about the North and the South, as well as what it means to be a free man, are challenged, however, when he unexpectedly befriends Jacob, a young Confederate soldier.  


The two men may be of different races and on different sides of the Civil War, but they have much to teach each other about bravery and loyalty in ArtsPower's exciting and suspenseful musical. 


Curriculum Connections: Family Relationships, Historical, Language/Communication Skills, Multi-Cultural, Values-Based


 Approximately 55 minutes in length. 

* The 9:45 AM performance is only available to the Charlotte Upper Elementary.

School Tickets

How to order tickets...

Orders will be accepted beginning in August 2019.  For more information, please contact Hollie Auten at or phone 517-541-5691. Click here for order form. 


Thank you to our 2019-2020 Arts for Youth Sponsors!

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