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On Demand through January 28, 2022  |  Streaming Event The Carp Who Would Not Quit & Other Animal Stories Streaming Performance for Schools

Event Description

Produced by Honolulu Theatre for Youth

These retellings of traditional fables from Japan and Okinawa teach important lessons of persistence, respect and kindness. Japanese and Okinawan music, language, and culture are the heart of this performance featuring clever animals, puppets, and a whole lot of fun for our youngest audience members and their families.

Recommended for grades: Pre-K-2

Content available to stream on-demand at a time of your choosing from January 10-28, 2022. You may access content for your classroom multiple times. One registration per class required.

Running time: 33 mins


  • Teacher Resource Guide
  • Performance Video
  • Pre-recorded Q&A with the company
  • Additional show content created by the company

To request a field trip, please complete the online 2021-2022 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, please contact us for a price quote. 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 (view eligibility list). Contact us at 216-348-7909 or
schoolprograms@playhousesquare.org for ordering instructions.

Student Matinee Performances are presented by University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.