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The Emperor's New Clothes

by Erin E. Dolan

Directed by Rachael Endrizzi

PUBLIC PERFORMANCES:

April 20th & 21st at 7pm; April 22nd at 2pm

Cirigliano Studio Theatre, Stocker Center

1005 N. Abbe Rd., Elyria, OH 44035

$9 Adults, $8 for Students and Seniors

Running Time: Approx. 55 minutes including talkback

Recommended for grades K-5

The production is a partnership between Lorain County Community College Theatre Department and Spark Theatre Company. When two strangers arrive in the city of Logos, they call attention to themselves by claiming to be able to make the most magnificent and magical clothing. Emperor Caecus cannot resist such a claim, especially when he finds out that the magic in the cloth means that those who are unfit for their position cannot see the garments made from the fabric. The ensuing silliness can only be sorted out by the most intelligent and sensible person in the empire, a child name Captiosus. This adaptation is written by Cleveland playwright, Erin E. Dolan! 

 

Themes: Fables, Telling the Truth, Doing the Right Thing

 

ODOE Standards: 

Language Arts: Integration of Knowledge, Comprehension and Collaboration, Vocabulary Acquisition and Use, Identifying Key Details of Drama such as characters, settings and scenes. Fine Arts: Drama/Theatre- Creating (CE), Producing/Performing (PR), Responding/Reflecting (RE) 

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