State Theatre New Jersey

The Man Who Planted Trees

Puppet State Theatre Company

  Performances for Schools

Tuesday, MAY 7, 2019 at 10:00AM & 12:00PM

Wednesday, MAY 8, 2019 at 10:00AM & 12:00PM

Thursday, MAY 9, 2019 at 10:00AM & 12:00PM

At State Theatre New Jersey

Order Seats: $8

The Man Who Planted Trees tells the inspiring tale of a shepherd who spends a lifetime transforming a barren wasteland by planting a forest, one acorn at a time. Based on Jean Giono’s beloved short story, this internationally-acclaimed production blends puppetry, humor, and imaginative storytelling. In this multisensory performance, the audience will hear the wind, feel the rain, and smell the lavender. Both heartwarming and hilarious, The Man Who Planted Trees shows the difference one man—and his dog!—can make in the world.

All tickets: $8
For Students in Grades 2-6
Curriculum connections: language arts, theater arts, science, social studies

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These performances take place on the second-floor of State Theatre New Jersey. There is no elevator access to this space.

The May 9th Performances are Autism-Friendly Relaxed Performances

Autism-Friendly Relaxed Performances are specially designed to create a safe, welcoming environment for students on the autism spectrum or with other sensory sensitivities to experience the joy of live performance. Learn more about our Autism-Friendly Relaxed Performances.

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Questions about Performances for Schools? Prefer to Order by Phone?

Contact the Education & Community Engagement Department: 
732-247-7200, ext. 545

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