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1703 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Phone: 616 456 6656
Fax: 616 456 8540

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Tuesday12PM5PM*
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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2017 - 2018 CIRCLE PRESENTS BROCHURE


RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL CIRCLE PRESENTS ORDERS.

Please call the Circle Theatre Box Office at (616) 632-2997
(M-F, 12-5PM)

Please reserve your tickets at least 24 hours in advance.

Payment WILL NOT be accepted on the day of the performance at the venue.

When ordering tickets, you must include teachers and chaperones in your ticket quantity. For example, if you have 20 students and 5 teachers/chaperones, you will need to order 25 tickets.


Circle Presents Season | 2017 - 2018

APOLLO TO THE MOON

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Friday, October 6, 2017
10:00 AM 
12:30 PM


Devos Center for Arts & Worship (Grand Rapids Christian High School)

Recommended for Grades 3 - 9

Follow Scott Gibson, a young astronomer, who dreams of becoming an astronaut in the historic Apollo space program. This one-man multimedia performance features music of the 1950’s and 60’s, original downlink broadcasts from space and over 100 NASA photographs.

Curriculum Connections: History, Language Arts, Science

DR. SEUSS'S THE CAT IN THE HAT*

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10:00 AM
12:30 PM

East Grand Rapids Performing Arts Center (East Grand Rapids High School)

Recommended for Grades K - 4 

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and the craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will Mum find when she comes home...?

Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music

WRITING ROYALLY

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10:00 AM 
12:30 PM

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
10:00 AM
12:30 PM

Gerald R. Ford Museum
(Capacity: 250)

Entry to the Museum and all exhibits will be free with Circle Presents ticket purchase.​

Recommended for Grades K - 6

Young King Arthur goes on a musical quest to improve his writing skills (expository, narrative and persuasive). His royal teacher Merlin sends him in search of the Crystal Horn for focus, the Tail Feathers of the Profuse Peacock for elaboration and support, and the Methodical Map of Makesense for organization. Along the way he meets a unicorn, chimera and dragon, each of whom share their writing expertise. 

Curriculum Connections: Common Core in ELA/literacy – Writing; Explore the three styles of writing (Expository, Persuasive, and Narrative); Clarify the requirements for these styles of writing (Focus, Support/Elaboration, and Organization)

HONEST ABE: A CHARACTER YOU CAN COUNT ON*

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10:00 AM 
12:30 PM

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
10:00 AM
12:30 PM

Gerald R. Ford Museum
(Capacity: 250)

Entry to the Museum and all exhibits will be free with Circle Presents ticket purchase.​

Recommended for Grades K - 6

This musical presents a hero—Abraham Lincoln—and a villain—Crudley Doowrong. In each stage of Lincoln’s life, Crudley hurls adversity and ethical challenges, forcing our hero to face hardships, moral dilemmas and temptations. With the help of the audience, Lincoln must decide if he will uphold his positive character traits, or succumb to an easier, more self-serving life. Ultimately, Lincoln’s trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship save the day.

Curriculum Connections: Presidents Month; Civil War; Civil Rights; Common Core in ELA/literacy – Biography; Values (Citizenship, Trustworthiness, Fairness, Respect, Responsibility, Caring, aspects of PBIS

FOUR SCORE AND SEVEN YEARS AGO         

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10:00AM 
12:30PM 

East Kentwood Fine Arts Center

Recommended for Grades 3 - 8

To young Lemuel, who has escaped slavery in Georgia, life in Gettysburg is everything he had dreamed it would be. His ideas about the North and the South, as well as what it means to be a free man, are challenged, however, when he unexpectedly befriends Jacob, a young Confederate soldier.The two men may be of different races and on different sides of the Civil War, but they have much to teach each other about bravery and loyalty in this exciting and suspenseful musical.

Curriculum Connections: Family Relationships, Historical, Language/Communication Skills, Multi-Cultural, Musical, Values-Based

THE LIGHTNING THIEF*

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10:00AM 

12:30PM

Aquinas College Performing Arts Center

Recommended for Grades 3 - 8

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he’s angered a few of them. Zeus’s master lightning bolt has been stolen and Percy is the prime suspect. Now Percy has ten days to find and return Zeus’s stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. Based on the popular book series by Rick Riordan.

Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships and Family, Social Studies. 

NUGGET & FANG         

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10:00AM 

12:30PM

Pioneer Auditorium (Wealthy Elementary, East Grand Rapids)

Recommended for Grades PreK - 2

ArtsPower’s colorful new musical tells the story of Nugget, a minnow, and Fang, a shark, who get along swimmingly — until Nugget’s first day of minnow school. There, Nugget learns that minnows are supposed to be afraid of sharks! To regain Nugget’s trust, Fang takes desperate and hilarious measures. Nothing goes as planned. Fang is moping in deep waters when he notices that Nugget and his minnow schoolmates are caught up in some big trouble (and one very big net). Holy mackerel! Can Fang save the day and prove he’s a true friend?

Curriculum Connections: Family Relationships, Literature-Based, Values-Based.


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