The Rainbow Fish

GRADES PREK - 2 / 60 MINUTES

Mon., Feb. 18, 2019 · 10:00am
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Mon., Feb. 18, 2019 · 12:30pm
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Curriculum Connections: Based on a Book, Cultural Diversity, Language Arts, Music/Dance, Relationships, Theatre

Rainbow Fish

The Rainbow Fish will enchant even the youngest child with his silver scales and heart of gold in a new adaptation of Marcus Pfiser’s award-winning books about the beautiful fish who learned to share his most prized possession. Mermaid’s striking puppetry production includes two delightful companion stories, Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea and Opposites.

“The sparkling story that became an international publishing phenomenon!”

Winner of The Christopher Award, the Bologna Book Fair Critici in Erba Prize, American Booksellers Association ABBY Winner, and an IRA-CBC Children’s Choice title–the sweet message of The Rainbow Fish series has resonated with children, parents, teachers, librarians, and booksellers around the world.

About the Performance
The first of three tales introduces the most beautiful fish in the sea, whose scales shimmer in all the colours of the rainbow. He is admired – and resented – by the entire underwater world, until a clever octopus advises him to give each fish one of his scales. Further adventures follow as The Rainbow Fish finds the courage to explore the great unknown deep sea, discovering a new world with wonderful sights and friendly creatures of all shapes, sizes and colours who are eager to make his acquaintance. The underworld wonderland is the setting for an introduction to the concept of opposites. As a fitting finale, the story ends with the most satisfying opposite of all—give and take—as Rainbow Fish shares one of his shining scales with a friend.

Optional Learning Day Experience: Attend the show and visit The Children’s Museum of Green Bay all in one day!  This add-on program is currently sold out for this performance.  

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