Pushcart Players : Kosson Talent

 

 

Pushcart Players is the award-winning professional touring theater company specializing in arts education for children. Twice nominated for an Emmy©, Pushcart is the recipient of numerous state and private awards for excellence and innovation. A not-for-profit organization founded in 1974, Pushcart brings substantive musical theater, workshops, and residencies to young people and their families in schools and theaters nationwide. The company has traveled more than 2 million miles nationally and abroad, from the White House to the little red schoolhouse.

Pushcart Players addresses social studies, literature, history, the Autism spectrum, special educational needs, and values clarification for young people, their families and their educators. All performances by professional artists (Actors’ Equity Association) are supported by study guides, post-performance assessments and other supplemental materials, and adapt to any location with innovative scenery, lighting and sound systems. Pushcart has a substantive theater education program, providing in-school workshops, direction of student productions and curriculum development for elementary and middle schools. Pushcart cast members are experienced teaching artists, and provide workshops, acting classes and residency programs to schools, community centers and summer session programs.

NEW for the 2019-2020 Season:

Lift Every Voice – The Hope and Promise of America’s Civil Rights Movement

This multi-media piece explores the music, images and spirit of mid-century America while celebrating the courage and resilience of every day Americans during the Civil Rights Movement. “Lift Every Voice” resonates with the voice within us all—the one that inspires us to help our neighbors and fight against injustice.

The Pushcart 2019-20 production schedule is as follows:
THE VELVETEEN RABBIT
LIFT EVERY VOICE
STONE SOUP
SEASON of MIRACLES (HOLIDAY TALES)
ELLIS ISLAND: GATEWAY TO AMERICA
PETER and the WOLF
THE LAST…BUTTERFLY

Management:

Paul Whelihan: paul@pushcartplayers.org (Artistic Director)
Tour Advance: Stacie Gogo  information@pushcartplayers.org (General Manager)

Letters from Presenters

Press/Media Quotes

A polished and knowing theatre company [and] a felicitous event for children!”
– THE NEW YORK TIMES

“The company’s creative team knows its business! Young or old, parent or grandparent, catch the Pushcart Players when and where you can!”
– INDEPENDENT PRESS

Tech Riders

Study Guides & Workshops

High Resolution Photos

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