THE AFRICAN DRUM

Genre: Kids
Sandra Robbins

A celebration of multicultural sharing for African-American History Month! Come listen to the wit, wisdom and humor of The African Drum as it reveals How The Turtle Got Its Shell and two more African folk tales – woven into the shadow puppet adventures of the little girl Kijana and her animal friends.  Recommended for pre-K to 5th grade


About the Company: Shadow Box Theatre

Once upon a time, way back in the idealistic 1960's, a children's puppet theatre was born. It was the brainchild of an extraordinary woman, Sandra Robbins, who Sandra Robbins and childrendreamed of using light, color and sound to profoundly touch the creative self within each child. Her dream was realized in The Shadow Box Theatre.

For over three decades, this remarkable children's service organization has sustained and built upon her dream. The multi-ethnic troupe and their musical puppet plays have brought love, laughter, joy and affirmation to over two million children. Today, SBT is recognized as one of New York City's major arts resources. It is an award-winning non-profit repertory company dedicated to providing relevant, top-quality children's entertainment.



Open:   01/26/12
Close:   03/08/12

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Brooklyn: P.S. 3, The Bedford Village School - 50 Jefferson Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11216
Jan. 26, 27, 31, Feb. 3, 28, 29, March 1 at 10 & 11:30am, March 2, 6, 7, 8 at 10:30am
Family performances Winter Break performances
February 4 & March 3 at 11am February 21 at 11 & 1pm

Queens: York College Performing Arts Center, 94-20 Guy Brewer Blvd. (between Liberty & Jamaica Aves.), Jamaica
Feb. 1 & 2 at 10 & 11:30 am

Bronx: Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th St.)
Feb. 7, 8, 9 at 10 & 11:30 am

Manhattan: The National Black Theatre - 2031-33 5th Avenue (between 125th & 126th Streets)
Feb. 13, 14, 15, & 16 at 10 & 11:30 am
** Family performance **
February 12 at 3pm

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Address:   Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Manhattan
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Cost:$10 in advance, $15 at the door (NBT- $15 in advance, $20 at the door)
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Jake Weisz at 212-724-0677
Company: Shadow Box Theatre         Official Web Site: www.shadowboxtheatre.org