See a Show

Please view the calendar below if you are looking to attend a public Pushcart Players’ performance in your area!

 

Mar
27
Wed
Gerald Fierst Storytelling: Tales from Around the World @ Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

World Tales

Laughter, drama, participation, and surprises from a multi-cultural world. Designed for elementary school audiences, a collection of folklore, literature, and original materials which stress that all of us have stories to tell.

 

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Gerald Fierst is one of America‘s most acclaimed storytellers. As a performer, he has appeared throughout the US, in Europe, and in Asia, telling original stories, stories from his own Jewish tradition, and stories from world folklore; as a writer and teacher, he has worked for school systems and universities across the US, leading workshops for teachers and students in writing and performance. He has served as a Co-director of the MidAtlantic Storytellers‘ Gathering, as a member of the board of The New York Storytelling Center, and as artistic director of the Jewish Storytelling Center at the 92nd St Y in NYC. Fierst has been a featured teller and ghost story teller at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN, a Storyteller in Residence at the International Storytelling Center, and is on line with a scholastic.com web page Meet the Storyteller

In 2008-10, he has represented the United States through its embassy in Spain, performing stories with noted childen‘s author Margaret Read MacDonald as part of US State Department‘s cultural programming. Fierst has released four audiotapes Monstrous Mischief, Tikun Olam (both Parents Choice Silver Honorees), Jewish Tales of Magic and Mysticism, and The American Spirit.

Mar
30
Sat
Stone Soup…And Other Stories @ Landmark On Main Street
Mar 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A perfect introduction to the joy of theatre, and to the concept that reading is fun! This charming musical compilation of favorite stories from Africa, India, Eastern Europe, and the United States of America is filled with music, fantasy, and play, each tale introducing the spirit and customs of these unique cultures.

Mar
31
Sun
Stone Soup…And Other Stories @ Investors Bank Theater
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A perfect introduction to the joy of theatre, and to the concept that reading is fun! This charming musical compilation of favorite stories from Africa, India, Eastern Europe, and the United States of America is filled with music, fantasy, and play, each tale introducing the spirit and customs of these unique cultures.

Apr
26
Fri
The Velveteen Rabbit @ Paper Mill Playhouse
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A young boy’s love and a little nursery magic help transform the Velveteen Rabbit from a favorite plaything into a real rabbit. The Boy and Velveteen embark on exciting imaginary adventures, from deep dark caves to the wide open sea, and together they learn the true meaning of friendship in this musical re-telling of one of America’s favorite storybooks.

Apr
27
Sat
The Velveteen Rabbit @ Paper Mill Playhouse
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A young boy’s love and a little nursery magic help transform the Velveteen Rabbit from a favorite plaything into a real rabbit. The Boy and Velveteen embark on exciting imaginary adventures, from deep dark caves to the wide open sea, and together they learn the true meaning of friendship in this musical re-telling of one of America’s favorite storybooks.

Apr
30
Tue
Stone Soup…And Other Stories @ Sellersville Theater
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – May 3 @ 10:00 am

A perfect introduction to the joy of theatre, and to the concept that reading is fun! This charming musical compilation of favorite stories from Africa, India, Eastern Europe, and the United States of America is filled with music, fantasy, and play, each tale introducing the spirit and customs of these unique cultures.

***Four Performances: 10:00 a.m. every day. Each performance is about 50 minutes.***

May
4
Sat
Peter and The Wolf @ Paper Mill Playhouse
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A classic tale that has it all — music, laughter, danger, and defiance in a young boy’s magical moment of growing up. ‘Peter and The Wolf’ will tickle, intrigue, and delight young audiences while also offering a splendid introduction to theatre, classical music, and value clarification themes. When Peter visits his grandfather for the summer, creative solutions are needed to provide a happy ending to a riveting story. This extraordinary musical presents young and family audiences with a precious moment of theatre they will long remember.

Jun
7
Fri
Velveteen Rabbit @ Rutgers-Camden / Gordon Theatre
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A young boy’s love and a little nursery magic help transform the Velveteen Rabbit from a favorite plaything into a real rabbit. The Boy and Velveteen embark on exciting imaginary adventures, from deep dark caves to the wide open sea, and together they learn the true meaning of friendship in this musical re-telling of one of America’s favorite storybooks.

Jul
31
Wed
A Cinderella Tale…Happily Ever After @ Wilkins Theatre-Kean University
Jul 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This enchanting musical follows Cinderella, a young woman whose kindness changes her dreary circumstances into remarkable fortune. A less-than-perfect stepfamily, magical transformations, a missing slipper, and a search by a prince for his true love illuminate the triumphant story. “A Cinderella Tale…happily ever after” will take young and family audiences on that sometimes happy, sometimes sad – but always compelling journey fueled by inner beauty, courage and kindness as they triumph over greed, arrogance and bully behavior.