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Rose Touring Shows


For questions or to book
a Rose touring show,
contact Melissa Richter at
(402) 502-4625 or
melissar@rosetheater.org.

Rose Touring Shows

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Nebraskaland! Famous Nebraskans

Nebraskaland! explores the lives and contributions of famous Nebraskans. The play takes place at a meeting of VIPs where Thrill America is unveiling plans for a new theme park, Nebraskaland! The audience is asked to help by choosing which famous Nebraskans will be honored in the park. Students will be introduced to Willa Cather, Malcolm X, Standing Bear, General Pershing, Father Flanagan, Grace Abbott, and many others.

Written by Rose Playwright-in-Residence Brian Guehring.

Nebraskaland! Famous Nebraskans Show Details
Dates Available
February – May
Age Suggestions
Best for grades 3-6 • 55 minutes • $350 per show
Show Requirements
This show requires a 20′ wide by 15′ deep performance space. Main floor spaces that facilitate the load-in of scenery and equipment is appreciated. One electrical outlet is required. Actors need 20 minutes before and after the show for set-up and tear down.
Themes
Famous Nebraskans, Nebraska history, biography
State Requirements
Identifying accomplishments of prominent Nebraskans; identifying contributions from Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans in Nebraska; identifying facts in what has been viewed; contributing to a group discussion; listening

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The Bully Show

The Bully Show was selected for Kennedy Center’s prestigious New Visions/New Voices program. The play takes place at the taping of a new game show, YOU WANNA BE A BULLY!, with the kids acting as the studio audience and contestants. Tension between the host and his assistants increases as the game progresses and eventually leads to a surprise conclusion. The Bully Show challenges students to reconsider their assumptions about bullies, victims, and spectators. Further discussion is encouraged.

Written by Rose Playwright-in-Residence Brian Guehring.

The Bully Show Show Details
Dates Available
September – May
Age Suggestions
Best for grades 3-8 • 60 minutes • $350 per show
Show Requirements
This show requires a 20′ wide by 20′ deep performance space. Main floor spaces that facilitate the load-in of scenery and equipment is appreciated. One electrical outlet is required. Actors need 20 minutes before and after the show for set-up and tear down.
Themes
Standing up for others, respect for others, creating a safe space within a school, recognizing the signs of bullying and the steps to stop bullying.
State Requirements
Developing active listening, understanding cause and effect, recognizing the ways people grow and change, recognizing consequences.

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The Super Adventures of Nutrition Woman and Dr. Exercise

The Super Adventures of Nutrition Woman and Dr. Exercise was the winner of the 2010 American Alliance for Theatre and Education Unpublished Play Reading Project! Audience members are invited to Nutrition Woman’s top secret hideaway where they help defeat the Slow Sloth and the Super Sickly Slug. When the villains eventually remove the memory of Nutrition Woman and his colleage Dr. Exercise, the audience must help the superheroes remember the importance of healthy eating choices and exercise before it’s too late!

Written by Rose Playwright-in-Residence Brian Guehring.

Nutrition Woman Show Details
Dates Available
September – December
Age Suggestions
Best for grades 2-5 • 60 minutes • $350 per show
Show Requirements
This show requires a 20’ wide by 15’ deep performance space.  Main floor spaces that facilitate the load-in of scenery and equipment is appreciated.  One electrical outlet is required.  Actors need 20 minutes before and after the show for set-up and tear down.
Themes
Healthy eating, importance of exercise, identifying food groups
State Requirements
Identifying story structure and elements of fiction, developing active listening, establishing good health, understanding measurements and models

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Music Makers

A ukulele playing lady is looking for someone with whom to make harmony. Who will it be? The shy recorder or the laid back drums? Dr. Kazoo, the uptight, member of the International Kazoo Quartet? What about Ms. Tambourine, an energetic dance teacher? Featuring live music, The Music Makers tells the story of finding harmony even in surprising places.

Written by Ashley Laverty

 

Music Makers Show Details
Dates Available
November – March
Age Suggestions
Best for grades Pre K-2 • 30-40 minutes • $100 per show
Themes
Music, loneliness, friendship, partners, collaboration.