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Streaming On Demand January 27 – February 14, 2025  |  Streaming Event Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch Streaming Performances for Schools

Event Description

Based on the book by Eileen Spinelli  

Mr. Hatch lives in a colorless, ordered life. He goes to work at the shoelace factory, eats his lunch alone, reads the paper and then goes to bed... early. Until, one Valentine’s Day, he received the biggest surprise of his life, a candy-filled heart with a note that whispers “somebody loves you.” Mr. Hatch’s world is turned upside down and he begins to make friends and enjoy all the fun parts of life that he once ignored. Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch is a heartwarming puppet play that examines the effect that kindness can have on a dreary existence.

Recommended for grades: PreK-3

Content available to stream on-demand at a time of your choosing from January 27 -February 14, 2025. You may access content for your classroom multiple times. One registration per class required.

Run time: 39 mins

Included with registration:

  • Teacher Resource Guide
  • Pre-show Classroom Connections Workshop Video 
  • Post-show Classroom Connections Workshop Video
  • Pre-recorded Artist Q&A

To request a field trip, please complete the online 2024-2025 School Field Trip Order Form by clicking the “Register” button on this page. Registrations and order by phone are not accepted, but we are happy to answer your questions. For assistance in choosing the best shows for your class, please contact the Education Hotline at 216-348-7909 or schoolprograms@playhousesquare.org.

Registrations are $20 per class and may accommodate up to 30 students. If your class is larger, or if you’re registering multiple groups, a price quote may be provided upon request. Adult participation is free, though they must be accounted for in your reservation numbers.

Cleveland Metropolitan School District teachers: Thanks to a generous donation from the KeyBank Foundation, a limited number of free and reduced-cost tickets are available for CMSD schools and approved partnered schools (see eligibility list here). Contact us at 216-348-7909 or schoolprograms@playhousesquare.org for ordering instructions.