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.