See a Show

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

 

Oct
23
Wed
Spooks And Ghosts: Storytelling by Gerald Fierst @ Island Park Public Library
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SPOOKS AND GHOSTS

Spooks and Ghosts

Everyone loves a tale that curls your hair and sends chills up your spine. Hear a master storyteller tell classic tales of the supernatural, modern stories of other consciousness, and true tales of the inexplicable.

“MARVELOUS AND ENTRANCING” Fran Poteet, Newark Public Library. Newark, NJ

 

gerry-fierst-headshotGerald 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.

Oct
25
Fri
A More Perfect Union @ Paper Mill Playhouse
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A musical that captivates the spirit, action, and causes of the United States founders as they formulated the Constitution. Presented in story form, brimming with song, dance, drama, and humor, “A More Perfect Union” personalizes the workings of history by following four representative characters who bring us to the center of many key episodes.

The story of begins in Boston, 1773 and ends at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, 1787. The musical covers the critical and tempestuous time in our nation’s history in which revolution, war, and a failed attempt at self-governing finally led to the writing of the U.S. Constitution and the birth of our country as we know it today.

 

Oct
26
Sat
A More Perfect Union @ Paper Mill Playhouse
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A musical that captivates the spirit, action, and causes of the United States founders as they formulated the Constitution. Presented in story form, brimming with song, dance, drama, and humor, “A More Perfect Union” personalizes the workings of history by following four representative characters who bring us to the center of many key episodes.

The story begins in Boston, 1773 and ends at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, 1787. The musical covers the critical and tempestuous time in our nation’s history in which revolution, war, and a failed attempt at self-governing finally led to the writing of the U.S. Constitution and the birth of our country as we know it today.

 

Nov
4
Mon
A More Perfect Union @ Center for the Arts, College of Staten Island
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

A musical that captivates the spirit, action, and causes of the United States founders as they formulated the Constitution. Presented in story form, brimming with song, dance, drama, and humor, “A More Perfect Union” personalizes the workings of history by following four representative characters who bring us to the center of many key episodes.

The story of begins in Boston, 1773 and ends at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, 1787. The musical covers the critical and tempestuous time in our nation’s history in which revolution, war, and a failed attempt at self-governing finally led to the writing of the U.S. Constitution and the birth of our country as we know it today.

***Two Performances: 10:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Each performance runs about 50 minutes.***

Nov
7
Thu
A More Perfect Union @ The Grand Opera House, The Playhouse
Nov 7 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

A musical that captivates the spirit, action, and causes of the United States founders as they formulated the Constitution. Presented in story form, brimming with song, dance, drama, and humor, “A More Perfect Union” personalizes the workings of history by following four representative characters who bring us to the center of many key episodes.

The story begins in Boston, 1773 and ends at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, 1787. The musical covers the critical and tempestuous time in our nation’s history in which revolution, war, and a failed attempt at self-governing finally led to the writing of the U.S. Constitution and the birth of our country as we know it today.

***Two Performances: 9:30 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. Each performance runs about 50 minutes.***

Nov
19
Tue
Stone Soup…And Other Stories @ Kraushaaur Auditorium, Goucher College
Nov 19 @ 10:15 am – 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.

***Two Performances: 10:15 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. Each performance runs about 60 minutes in length.***

Nov
26
Tue
A More Perfect Union @ Colden Auditorium, Kupferberg Center, Queens College
Nov 26 @ 10:15 am – 12:45 pm

A musical that captivates the spirit, action, and causes of the United States founders as they formulated the Constitution. Presented in story form, brimming with song, dance, drama, and humor, “A More Perfect Union” personalizes the workings of history by following four representative characters who bring us to the center of many key episodes.

The story begins in Boston, 1773 and ends at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, 1787. The musical covers the critical and tempestuous time in our nation’s history in which revolution, war, and a failed attempt at self-governing finally led to the writing of the U.S. Constitution and the birth of our country as we know it today.

***Two Performances: 10:00 a.m. & 11:45 a.m. Each performance runs about 50 minutes.***

Dec
9
Mon
A Season of Miracles @ Center for the Arts, College of Staten Island
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

‘A Season of Miracles’ is a multi-cultural collection of holiday tales that celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa. Stories within this delightful musical include O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi, E.T.A. Hoffman’s The Nutcracker, an original tale set in Nigeria entitled The Kwanzaa Kite, and The Chanukah Miracle. Crafted and set to music with the timeless tone of each classic piece, this magical presentation warms the heart — and perhaps changes the perspectives — of family audiences as they reflect on the true meaning and spirit of the holidays.

***Two Performances: 10:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Each performance runs about 50 minutes.***

Dec
10
Tue
A Season of Miracles @ Center for the Arts, College of Staten Island
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

‘A Season of Miracles’ is a multi-cultural collection of holiday tales that celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa. Stories within this delightful musical include O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi, E.T.A. Hoffman’s The Nutcracker, an original tale set in Nigeria entitled The Kwanzaa Kite, and The Chanukah Miracle. Crafted and set to music with the timeless tone of each classic piece, this magical presentation warms the heart — and perhaps changes the perspectives — of family audiences as they reflect on the true meaning and spirit of the holidays.

***Two Performances: 10:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Each performance runs about 50 minutes.***

Dec
12
Thu
A Season of Miracles @ Colden Auditorium, Kupferberg Center, Queens College
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:45 pm

‘A Season of Miracles’ is a multi-cultural collection of holiday tales that celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa. Stories within this delightful musical include O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi, E.T.A. Hoffman’s The Nutcracker, an original tale set in Nigeria entitled The Kwanzaa Kite, and The Chanukah Miracle. Crafted and set to music with the timeless tone of each classic piece, this magical presentation warms the heart — and perhaps changes the perspectives — of family audiences as they reflect on the true meaning and spirit of the holidays.

***Two Performances: 10:00 a.m. & 11:45 a.m. Each performance runs about 50 minutes.***

MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!

Jan
11
Sat
Peter And The Wolf @ Algonquin Arts Theatre
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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.

Jan
27
Mon
Peter And The Wolf @ Capitol Theatre
Jan 27 @ 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.

Jan
28
Tue
Peter And The Wolf @ Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center
Jan 28 @ 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.

Mar
25
Wed
Peter And The Wolf @ Kraushaaur Auditorium, Goucher College
Mar 25 @ 10:15 am – 1:00 pm

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.

***Two Performances: 10:15 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. Each performance runs about 50-55 minutes in length.***

Apr
27
Mon
Velveteen Rabbit @ Alaska Junior Theater, Discovery Theatre
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – May 2 @ 3:00 pm

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.

***Ten School Performances: April 27-May 1, 2020 — 10 a.m. & 11:45 a.m. / One Public Performance: May 2, 2020 — 2 p.m. Each performance runs about 50 minutes.***

TICKETS FOR PUBLIC PERFORMANCE ON 5/2/20 AVAILABLE STARTING THURSDAY, 8/15/19.

May
5
Tue
Velveteen Rabbit @ Sellersville Theater
May 5 @ 10:00 am – May 8 @ 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.

***10 a.m. performance each day.***

MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!

May
15
Fri
Stone Soup…And Other Stories @ South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 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.

***Two Performances: 10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. Each performance runs about 60 minutes in length.***