Performs: June 11th – August 4th, 2019

Targeted to Grades: All Ages

How do differing personalities react to situations?

  • Gerald the Elephant is cautious and Piggie is not. They are contrasting friends who find themselves dealing with a number of predicaments.  Student audiences will find themselves making predictions.
  • The two main characters realize they are actually in a play.  At this point, full audience participation is invited, and the ingredients that make a play are explored in song.
  • Author Mo Willems wrote this play from his own books:  I Am Invited to a Party!; Listen to My Trumpet!; I Am Going!; Should I Share My Ice Cream?; I Love My New Toy! and We Are in a Book!

Standard: Participate in collaborative conversations, evaluate point of view and reasoning

For questions about lesson plans and educational materials contact:

Amanda Kibler, Education Director
akibler@coterietheatre.org
816.474.2230


Audience Etiquette

“An Alien’s Guide to the Theatre”

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