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Yocum Institute for Arts Education

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West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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November 2019

Jazz On The Avenue: Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool Tribute

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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$20

Come celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with this exciting monthly series – Jazz on the Avenue. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding and intimate space, the concert experience at the Yocum Institute is like no other. Musicians: Music from Landmark Jazz Album, Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool Tribute featuring Mike Eben, Ken Kemmerer, Chris Heslop, Marty Mellinger, Dave Lazorcik, Bob Meashey, Steve Meashey, Rob Stoneback, Al Stokes, and Rob Diener. Birth of the Cool is a compilation album…

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Young Performers Series: Rainbow Fish, The Musical

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Young Performers Series: Rainbow Fish, The Musical Book, Music & Lyrics by Austin Zumbro Join us in the magical, colorful world of the deep blue sea brought to life by our young performers onstage! Everybody loves the international bestseller and award winning book, The Rainbow Fish, with its wonderful message of friendship and belonging. When Rainbow Fish refuses to share their vibrant, shimmering scales, the whole ocean seems to turn against the vain creature. Unhappy that no one adores him…

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Young Performers Series: Rainbow Fish, The Musical

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Young Performers Series: Rainbow Fish, The Musical Book, Music & Lyrics by Austin Zumbro Join us in the magical, colorful world of the deep blue sea brought to life by our young performers onstage! Everybody loves the international bestseller and award winning book, The Rainbow Fish, with its wonderful message of friendship and belonging. When Rainbow Fish refuses to share their vibrant, shimmering scales, the whole ocean seems to turn against the vain creature. Unhappy that no one adores him…

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December 2019

Holidays in Berks Exhibit

December 8, 2019 - January 14, 2020
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Holidays in Berks Featuring local, festive and diverse work of regional artists. Perfect for holiday gift giving! Special Presentation: The Yocum Institute will present a special Lifetime Achievement Award to Ron Schira at the Open House. Please join us as we recognize Ron's contributions to the artistic community of Berks County. His work will also be featured in the show. Call to Artists - PDF Download

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Holidays in Berks Exhibit – Open House

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Holidays in Berks Featuring local, festive and diverse work of regional artists. Perfect for holiday gift giving! Special Presentation: The Yocum Institute will present a special Lifetime Achievement Award to Ron Schira at the Open House. Please join us as we recognize Ron's contributions to the artistic community of Berks County. His work will also be featured in the show. Call to Artists - PDF Download

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A Christmas Carol

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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A Christmas Carol Based on the work of Charles Dickens Reimagined and Directed by Jody Reppert "Bah Humbug!" That's how Ebenezer Scrooge feels about Christmas - until the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future decide to show the crotchety old miser the error of his ways. Together they travel through time, revisiting all the people who have played an important role in Scrooge's life. And as their journey concludes, Scrooge is reminded of what it means to have love…

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A Christmas Carol

December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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A Christmas Carol Based on the work of Charles Dickens Reimagined and Directed by Jody Reppert "Bah Humbug!" That's how Ebenezer Scrooge feels about Christmas - until the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future decide to show the crotchety old miser the error of his ways. Together they travel through time, revisiting all the people who have played an important role in Scrooge's life. And as their journey concludes, Scrooge is reminded of what it means to have love…

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A Christmas Carol

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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A Christmas Carol Based on the work of Charles Dickens Reimagined and Directed by Jody Reppert "Bah Humbug!" That's how Ebenezer Scrooge feels about Christmas - until the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future decide to show the crotchety old miser the error of his ways. Together they travel through time, revisiting all the people who have played an important role in Scrooge's life. And as their journey concludes, Scrooge is reminded of what it means to have love…

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A Christmas Carol

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on December 13, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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A Christmas Carol Based on the work of Charles Dickens Reimagined and Directed by Jody Reppert "Bah Humbug!" That's how Ebenezer Scrooge feels about Christmas - until the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future decide to show the crotchety old miser the error of his ways. Together they travel through time, revisiting all the people who have played an important role in Scrooge's life. And as their journey concludes, Scrooge is reminded of what it means to have love…

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Jazz On The Avenue: The Hot Club of Reading

December 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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$15

Come celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with this exciting monthly series – Jazz on the Avenue. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding and intimate space, the concert experience at the Yocum Institute is like no other. Musicians: Swinging Holiday Show, The Hot Club of Reading featuring Josh Taylor, Ken Gehret, Chris Heslop, Trey LaRue, and Josiah Taylor Part 1920s New Orleans, part 1930s Paris, the Hot Club of Reading combines Gypsy jazz with hot jazz to create an…

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January 2020

Play Me a Story: Click, Clack, Moo, Cows that Type

January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Experience the Fun and Magic of Play Me a Story on select Saturday Mornings at 10:00am at the Yocum Institute! Children young and old are invited to join us as we bring to life the story Click, Clack, Moo, Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin. This read-aloud interactive story-time will be filled with on theme songs and activities. Set your price, donations gratefully appreciated. Online minimum is $3.00. Tickets: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/play-me-a-story-click-clack-moo-cows-that-type/

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Jazz On The Avenue: Nathan Bellott Band

January 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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$10.00

Come celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with this exciting monthly series – Jazz on the Avenue. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding and intimate space, the concert experience at the Yocum Institute is like no other. Musicians: Michael Brecker International Saxophone Competition Semifinalist, Nathan Bellott Band Time: 2:00 PM Doors Open: 1:15 PM Parking: Free Ticket link: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/michael-brecker Saxophonist and composer Nathan Bellott cut his teeth with jazz masters Charli Persip and Hal Galper.  A semi-finalist in the inaugural…

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Annual Jr/Sr High Art Exhibit

January 26, 2020 - February 9, 2020
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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February 2020

Play Me A Story: Goodnight Moon

February 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Experience the Fun and Magic of Play Me a Story on select Saturday Mornings at 10:00am at the Yocum Institute! Children young and old are invited to join us as we bring to life the story Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown. This read-aloud interactive story-time will be filled with on theme songs and activities. Set your price, donations gratefully appreciated. Online minimum is $3.00.

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Berks Art Alliance Exhibit

February 16, 2020 - March 15, 2020
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Jazz On The Avenue: Dixieland Jazz, Paris Washboard

February 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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$20.00

Come celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with this exciting monthly series – Jazz on the Avenue. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding and intimate space, the concert experience at the Yocum Institute is like no other. Time: 2:00 PM Doors Open: 1:15 PM Parking: Free Ticket link: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/dixieland-jazz-paris-washboard/ Ticket proceeds will be split 50/50 between Yocum Institute and the Wilson Scholarship Fund of Berks County Community Foundation. Created in 1988, the group is composed of four instruments: clarinet,…

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March 2020

No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh

March 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh By Christina Masciotti Directed by Alice Reagan Set in a tailor shop in Queens, NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH is a new play about a Russian master tailor whose skill and perfectionism have amassed a clientele she can no longer sustain on her own. She enlists the help of a protégé who is talented, but also conflicted about putting her personal ambition ahead of settling down to start a family. The…

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No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh

March 7, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh By Christina Masciotti Directed by Alice Reagan Set in a tailor shop in Queens, NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH is a new play about a Russian master tailor whose skill and perfectionism have amassed a clientele she can no longer sustain on her own. She enlists the help of a protégé who is talented, but also conflicted about putting her personal ambition ahead of settling down to start a family. The…

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No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh

March 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh By Christina Masciotti Directed by Alice Reagan Set in a tailor shop in Queens, NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH is a new play about a Russian master tailor whose skill and perfectionism have amassed a clientele she can no longer sustain on her own. She enlists the help of a protégé who is talented, but also conflicted about putting her personal ambition ahead of settling down to start a family. The…

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Play Me a Story: Dragons Love Tacos

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Experience the Fun and Magic of Play Me a Story on select Saturday Mornings at 10:00am at the Yocum Institute! Children young and old are invited to join us as we bring to life the story Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin. This read-aloud interactive story-time will be filled with on theme songs and activities. Set your price, donations gratefully appreciated. Online minimum is $3.00. Tickets: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/dragons-love-tacos/

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The Place I Call Home (Multi Media) Jon Bond, Dave Kline Exhibit

March 22, 2020 - April 25, 2020
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest Concert featuring Roaring 20s Jazz Orchestra and Ben Mauger’s Vintage Jazz Band

March 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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$20.00

Come celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with this exciting monthly series – Jazz on the Avenue. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding and intimate space, the concert experience at the Yocum Institute is like no other. First set- Roaring 20s Vintage Orchestra featuring danceable tunes from the 1920s in 78 rpm record stylings. Second set- Ben Mauger’s Vintage Jazz Band presenting hot solos and driving sextet improvisations of traditional jazz standards. Time: 2:00 PM Doors Open: 1:15 PM…

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April 2020

PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance By Ann Carlson Director Beverly Houck Original Music David Kline. What do kids (baby goats) and kids (not-so-baby people) have in common? Animal Dance will answer these questions with the help of some curious goats and their animal buddies. It’s a story of the similarities we share with our animal friends in the quest for self-expression and ultimately, understanding. So stomp your hooves, clap your paws and expect the unexpected. Produced with permission from Plays for…

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PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance By Ann Carlson Director Beverly Houck Original Music David Kline. What do kids (baby goats) and kids (not-so-baby people) have in common? Animal Dance will answer these questions with the help of some curious goats and their animal buddies. It’s a story of the similarities we share with our animal friends in the quest for self-expression and ultimately, understanding. So stomp your hooves, clap your paws and expect the unexpected. Produced with permission from Plays for…

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PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance By Ann Carlson Director Beverly Houck Original Music David Kline. What do kids (baby goats) and kids (not-so-baby people) have in common? Animal Dance will answer these questions with the help of some curious goats and their animal buddies. It’s a story of the similarities we share with our animal friends in the quest for self-expression and ultimately, understanding. So stomp your hooves, clap your paws and expect the unexpected. Produced with permission from Plays for…

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PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance By Ann Carlson Director Beverly Houck Original Music David Kline. What do kids (baby goats) and kids (not-so-baby people) have in common? Animal Dance will answer these questions with the help of some curious goats and their animal buddies. It’s a story of the similarities we share with our animal friends in the quest for self-expression and ultimately, understanding. So stomp your hooves, clap your paws and expect the unexpected. Produced with permission from Plays for…

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May 2020

Preschool Art Exhibit

May 1, 2020 - May 16, 2020
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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June 2020

Young Performers Series: Choose Your Own Oz

June 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 6, 2020

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until June 6, 2020

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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$12.00

By Tommy Jamerson The Wizard of Oz meets Choose Your Own Adventure in this fresh and fast-paced retelling of the L. Frank Baum classic in which the audience plays playwright and gets the chance to change everything from Dorothy’s footwear (silver slippers or ruby red…clown shoes?) to Toto’s species (lion, tiger or octopus?—oh my!) to the Witch’s flying footmen. A delight for children of all ages, Choose Your Own Oz reminds us all that at the end of the day,…

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Young Performers Series: Choose Your Own Oz

June 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 6, 2020

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until June 6, 2020

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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$12.00

By Tommy Jamerson The Wizard of Oz meets Choose Your Own Adventure in this fresh and fast-paced retelling of the L. Frank Baum classic in which the audience plays playwright and gets the chance to change everything from Dorothy’s footwear (silver slippers or ruby red…clown shoes?) to Toto’s species (lion, tiger or octopus?—oh my!) to the Witch’s flying footmen. A delight for children of all ages, Choose Your Own Oz reminds us all that at the end of the day,…

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Young Performers Series: Choose Your Own Oz

June 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 6, 2020

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until June 6, 2020

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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$12.00

By Tommy Jamerson The Wizard of Oz meets Choose Your Own Adventure in this fresh and fast-paced retelling of the L. Frank Baum classic in which the audience plays playwright and gets the chance to change everything from Dorothy’s footwear (silver slippers or ruby red…clown shoes?) to Toto’s species (lion, tiger or octopus?—oh my!) to the Witch’s flying footmen. A delight for children of all ages, Choose Your Own Oz reminds us all that at the end of the day,…

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