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Streaming On Demand May 6 – May 24, 2024  |  Streaming Event The Snail and the Whale Streaming Performances for Schools

Event Description

A play with music inspired by the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Join an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father as they reimagine the story of a tiny snail’s incredible trip around the world, inspired by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much-loved picture book. Longing to see the world, a tiny sea snail hitches a lift on the tail of a great big, grey-blue humpback whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, brought vividly to life through live music, storytelling and lots of laughs - but when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him? A heart-warming adventure for everyone aged four and up, from Tall Stories, the Olivier Award-nominated company that brought you The Gruffalo and Emily Brown and the Thing live on stage.

‘Joyous in every way... a textbook example of how to do theatre for children right.’ Broadway Baby ★★★★★

Recommended Grades: Pre-K-3

Content available to stream on-demand at a time of your chosing from May 6 - 24, 2024. You may access content for your classroom multiple times. One registration per class required.

Run time: 60 minutes.

Streaming content includes:

  •  Pre-show Classroom Connection Workshop video
  •  Pre-show video with the artists of The Snail and the Whale
  •  Performance videos
  •  Post-show video with the artists of The Snail and the Whale

To request streaming access, please complete the online 2023-2024 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.

Streaming Performances for Schools are presented by University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.