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How to Catch a Star

A World Premiere Kennedy Center Commission
Adapted from the novel by Oliver Jeffers

Pre K–Grade 3, Family Theater(45 minutes), November 20–December 19, 2018

Once there was a boy who dreamed a star could be his new friend—if only he could catch one. He tried climbing to the top of the tallest tree. He tried flying in a paper rocket ship. But nothing worked. Just when the boy was about to give up, he discovered something as dazzling and special as the star he was seeking! Best-selling author and illustrator Oliver Jeffers' beloved children’s book about chasing your dreams comes to vivid life in a production created and directed by Jared Mezzocchi. Featuring colorful projections and choreographed movement, How to Catch a Star is a whimsical tale of discovery, friendship, and delightful surprises.



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Core Connections:
This performance is connected to the following Common Core Standards:
English Language Arts—Reading: Literature (RL.7, RL.9)

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