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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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You and Me and the Land of Peas

When her grandson refuses to eat his vegetables, Nana has no choice but to bring him to the Land of the Peas where the royal vegetables of the land hold his fate in their leafy hands. Join the crooning Sweet Potato Earl, arrogant Heiress of Broccoli, and the royal highness Queen of Peas as they test Kid’s resistance to trying new things and introduce him to some new vegetables. 

You and Me and the Land of Peas is specifically created for preschool audiences and features songs, riddles, puppets, and moments of audience interaction. Focusing on healthy eating and trying new things, the audience will encourage Kid on his journey to being crowned, “Duke of Trying New Things.”

Written by Ashley Laverty.

You and Me and the Land of Peas Show Details
Dates Available  September – February
Age Suggestions  Best for grades pre-k-2 • 50 minutes • $120 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 Healthy eating, Trying new things, Vegetables, Encouragement 
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The Mysterious Case Files of Silver Cash, Money Detective

The Mysterious Case Files of Silver Cash, Money Detective introduces the audience to Silver Cash, a fifth grade detective who solves kid’s money problems.  In the first case, Sammy hires the detective to help her get more money out of her parents for the video game she wants.   In the second case, the detective is hired to discover who stole the savings of a 4th grader.  In the final case, Silver Cash has to take on the most important client of all as Silver tries to save money to upgrade his agency.

The Mysterious Case Files of Silver Cash, Money Detective is a Theatre In Education (TIE) play.  Theatre In Education combines theatrical elements with interactive moments in which audience participants work with actor-teachers towards an educational or social goal, using tools of theatre in service of this goal.  The production of The Mysterious Case Files of Silver Cash, Money Detective (and any accompanying post-show workshops and study guides) will educate students about jobs and earning money, the importance of budgeting, how to save money, the difference between needs and wants, and comparison shopping.   

Written by Rose Playwright-in-Residence Brian Guehring.

The Mysterious Case Files of Silver Cash, Money Detective Show Details
Dates Available October – December
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 Financial literacy, earning money, budgeting, comparison shopping and needs vs. wants.
State Requirements Identifying story structure and elements of fiction, developing active listening, mathematics operations, problem solving, mathematics application.

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