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Yocum Institute for Arts Education

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West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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July 2019

Cheltenham Print Makers Guild

July 8 - August 17
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Free

The Cheltenham Printmakers Guild, founded in 1969, is composed of a group of professional artists from the Delaware Valley who are skilled in a wide range of printmaking media. The Guild is affiliated with the Cheltenham Center for the Arts in Cheltenham PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. The Center has a well equipped printmaking studio, classrooms, and outstanding gallery space for exhibitions. Based on the philosophy that artists need not work in isolation, the Printmakers Guild provides an environment for exchanging…

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Auditions for Premiere of: No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh

July 27 @ 11:00 am
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Please submit head shot and resume to primarystages@gmail.com Auditions for Premiere of: No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh By Christina Masciotti  www.christinamasciotti.com Director: Alice Reagan Janice (30) has the edge and street smarts that come with having grown up in Queens. She’s equipped with a rare combination of business-minded acumen, creative talent, and customer service prowess. However, her wide-ranging skill sets seem to pull her in different directions rather than integrate into a satisfying whole. As a result, she’s prone…

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August 2019

Jazz On The Avenue: Chuck Loeb Memorial Scholarship Winners, Trading Four

August 9 @ 7:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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$10

Celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with Jazz on the Avenue

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Auditions for Poe’s Unhappy Hour and A Christmas Carol

August 11 @ 1:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Please submit head shot and resume to primarystages@gmail.com   Poe’s Unhappy Hour, Interactive storytelling of the works of Edgar Alan Poe Created by Karyn Reppert This interactive theatrical event includes the audience in the experience as esteemed guests who witness a performance of heightened storytelling of many famous short stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe. The works include Poe’s short stories: “The Tell-Tale Heart” & “The Cask of Amontillado” along with some of his poems including “Annabel Lee” and…

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Young Performers Series: BEDTIME STORIES (AS TOLD BY OUR DAD) (WHO MESSED THEM UP)

August 16 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on August 17, 2019 at 11:00am

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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$8.00

BEDTIME STORIES (AS TOLD BY OUR DAD) (WHO MESSED THEM UP) BY ED MONK It’s Dad’s turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative: a prince with a snoring problem spices up The Princess and The Pea, The Boy Who Cried Wolf cries dinosaur instead, and Rumpelstiltskin helps turn all that pesky gold into straw. You may think you know your fairy tales, but not the…

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Young Performers Series: BEDTIME STORIES (AS TOLD BY OUR DAD) (WHO MESSED THEM UP)

August 17 @ 11:00 am
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One event on August 17, 2019 at 11:00am

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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$8.00

BEDTIME STORIES (AS TOLD BY OUR DAD) (WHO MESSED THEM UP) BY ED MONK It’s Dad’s turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative: a prince with a snoring problem spices up The Princess and The Pea, The Boy Who Cried Wolf cries dinosaur instead, and Rumpelstiltskin helps turn all that pesky gold into straw. You may think you know your fairy tales, but not the…

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September 2019

Play Me a Story: Chicka, Chicka, Boom Boom

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Free

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 Chicka, Chicka, Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr., and John Archambault. 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-chicka-chicka-boom-boom/

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Jazz On The Avenue: An Evening of Jazz Standards, Lars Potteiger New York Trio

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

Celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with Jazz on the Avenue

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PrimaryStages Productions: Hansel & Gretel, A Fairy Tale Opera

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 29, 2019 at 2:00pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Produced in partnership with Berks Opera Company Composer: Engelbert Humperdinck This concert version with live music a colorful set is loosely based on Grimm’s fairy tale, a tale of mischievous children who stumble upon a not-so-nice witch in a candy cottage. $10 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members $12 general in advance $15 all at the door Tickets: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/primarystages-productions-hansel--gretel-a-fairytale-opera/

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PrimaryStages Productions: Hansel & Gretel, A Fairy Tale Opera

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 29, 2019 at 2:00pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Produced in partnership with Berks Opera Company Composer: Engelbert Humperdinck This concert version with live music a colorful set is loosely based on Grimm’s fairy tale, a tale of mischievous children who stumble upon a not-so-nice witch in a candy cottage. $10 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members $12 general in advance $15 all at the door Tickets: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/primarystages-productions-hansel--gretel-a-fairytale-opera/

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PrimaryStages Productions: Hansel & Gretel, A Fairy Tale Opera

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 29, 2019 at 2:00pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Produced in partnership with Berks Opera Company Composer: Engelbert Humperdinck This concert version with live music a colorful set is loosely based on Grimm’s fairy tale, a tale of mischievous children who stumble upon a not-so-nice witch in a candy cottage. $10 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members $12 general in advance $15 all at the door Tickets: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/primarystages-productions-hansel--gretel-a-fairytale-opera/

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October 2019

Jazz On The Avenue: Celebrating Dave Brubeck’s Centennial, Eric Mintel Quartet

October 18 @ 7:00 am - 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: Celebrating Dave Brubeck’s Centennial, Eric Mintel Quartet featuring Nelson Hill, Jack Hegyi, and Dave Mohn Two performances at the White House by invitation of President’s Bill Clinton (1998) and Barack Obama (2011), several concerts at the Kennedy Center, a special concert…

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Poe’s Unhappy Hour, Interactive storytelling of the works of Edgar Alan Poe

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Poe’s Unhappy Hour, Interactive storytelling of the works of Edgar Alan Poe Created by Karyn Reppert This interactive theatrical event includes the audience in the experience as esteemed guests who witness a performance of heightened storytelling of many famous short stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe. The works include Poe’s short stories: “The Tell-Tale Heart” & “The Cask of Amontillado” along with some of his poems including “Annabel Lee” and “The Raven”. Additionally the audience is provided with an…

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November 2019

Young Performers Series: Rainbow Fish, The Musical

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 16, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 2:00pm

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 Adapted from the book by Marcus Pfister Everybody loves the international bestseller and award-winning book,The Rainbow Fish, with its wonderful message of friendship and belonging. Join us in a magical, colorful world of the deep blue sea brought to life by our young performers onstage! When Rainbow Fish refuses to share their vibrant, shimmering scales, the whole ocean seems to turn against the vain creature. Unhappy…

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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, Bill Smith,  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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One event on November 16, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 2:00pm

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 Adapted from the book by Marcus Pfister Everybody loves the international bestseller and award-winning book,The Rainbow Fish, with its wonderful message of friendship and belonging. Join us in a magical, colorful world of the deep blue sea brought to life by our young performers onstage! When Rainbow Fish refuses to share their vibrant, shimmering scales, the whole ocean seems to turn against the vain creature. Unhappy…

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Young Performers Series: Rainbow Fish, The Musical

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on November 16, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 2:00pm

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 Adapted from the book by Marcus Pfister Everybody loves the international bestseller and award-winning book,The Rainbow Fish, with its wonderful message of friendship and belonging. Join us in a magical, colorful world of the deep blue sea brought to life by our young performers onstage! When Rainbow Fish refuses to share their vibrant, shimmering scales, the whole ocean seems to turn against the vain creature. Unhappy…

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December 2019

A Christmas Carol

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 13, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 3:00pm

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

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 Featuring Celebrities from the Greater Berks Community A core cast of actors together with a changing cast of local “celebrities” bring this classic tale of humor, kindness and the Christmas spirit. A holiday treat for the family. $15 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members $20 general in advance $25 at the door Tickets: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/a-christmas-carol/

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A Christmas Carol

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

One event on December 14, 2019 at 3:00pm

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

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 Featuring Celebrities from the Greater Berks Community A core cast of actors together with a changing cast of local “celebrities” bring this classic tale of humor, kindness and the Christmas spirit. A holiday treat for the family. $15 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members $20 general in advance $25 at the door Tickets: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/a-christmas-carol/

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A Christmas Carol

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on December 13, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 3:00pm

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

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 Featuring Celebrities from the Greater Berks Community A core cast of actors together with a changing cast of local “celebrities” bring this classic tale of humor, kindness and the Christmas spirit. A holiday treat for the family. $15 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members $20 general in advance $25 at the door Tickets: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/a-christmas-carol/

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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 8:00pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 3:00pm

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

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 Featuring Celebrities from the Greater Berks Community A core cast of actors together with a changing cast of local “celebrities” bring this classic tale of humor, kindness and the Christmas spirit. A holiday treat for the family. $15 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members $20 general in advance $25 at the door Tickets: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/a-christmas-carol/

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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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Free

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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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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March 2020

No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh

March 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 6, 2020 at 8:00pm

One event on March 7, 2020 at 3:00pm

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 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 6, 2020 at 8:00pm

One event on March 7, 2020 at 3:00pm

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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One event on March 6, 2020 at 3:00pm

One event on March 7, 2020 at 3:00pm

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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April 2020

PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00pm

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 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. $10 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members…

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PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00pm

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 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. $10 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members…

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PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 4, 2020 at 1:00pm

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

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

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 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. $10 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members…

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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 1:00pm

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

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

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 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. $10 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members…

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