Seedfolks

Adapted from the book by Paul Fleischman
Produced by Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, MN
Directed by Peter C. Brosius

March 23–April 16, 2017

In an abandoned lot in inner-city Cleveland, nine-year-old Kim plants a few lima beans from which astonishing social reform grows. A chain reaction of responses to the fledgling garden in this immigrant neighborhood brings unexpected results. With each person motivated to add to and nurture the garden, the world transforms—crime is thwarted, tolerance, generosity and friendship are spread.  Those few small beans develop into a powerful force of change.

Based on the popular book of the same title, this one-woman show will plant wonder in your heart, as a reminder that we’re capable of making the world a better place, and an inspiration to do so.

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Charlotte Martin Theatre

ASL Interpreted Dates:
Public - April 1, 2:00pm
Schools - March 30, 10:30am

Age Recommendation: For Ages 8+

Running Time: 75 minutes, no intermission.

Active Audience Guide: Seedfolks

ENCORE: Seedfolks [interactive arts program PDF]

Active Audience Guide: Seedfolks

Recommended age: 8+
Grades booked:  Grades 1-3 – 40%; 4-5 – 40%; 6-8 – 11%.  Homeschoolers – 9%
Discussion topics: 

CITY NEIGHBORHOODS

GARDENING

EMPATHY

Recommended Reading: for ages 8+

The Seeds of Friendship
By Michael Foreman

Inside Out and Back Again
By Thanhha Lai

The Ugly Vegetables 
By Grace Lin

Grandpa Green
By Lane Smith

Secrets of the Garden: Food Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard
By Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Lola Plants a Garden 
By Anna McQuinn

(Booklist prepared by Cecilia McGowen, King County Library System)

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$22.00* for adults and children

Friday Evening

$27.00* for adults and children

Weekend and Special Holiday Matinees

$40.00* for adults and $33* for children

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