– D.C. Metro Theater Arts
A WORLD PREMIERE KENNEDY CENTER COMMISSION
ADAPTED BY ANDY MITTON, PATRICK MCDONNELL AND AARON POSNER
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY ANDY MITTON
BASED ON THE BOOK ME…JANE BY PATRICK MCDONNELL
CHOREOGRAPHED BY CHRISTOPHER D’AMBOISE
DIRECTED BY AARON POSNER
PART OF JFKC: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF JOHN F. KENNEDY
Let your child be inspired by the thrilling childhood adventures of Jane Goodall! Based on the popular children’s book by New York Times bestselling novelist Patrick McDonnell, “Me Jane” presents lively animal puppets and ear-tickling original music to portray the whimsical childhood experiences that would lead Goodall to one day achieve groundbreaking work with studying chimpanzees. Specially commissioned by The Kennedy Center, this uplifting show encourages all kids to follow their dreams. Best for ages 6 and over
Approx. 60 minutes with no intermission
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‘Me… Jane’ Shares Delightful Tales of Jane Goodall with Puppets and Music Jane Goodall has a favorite story from childhood she often tells. When she was just 4 or 5 years old, she was determined to learn where eggs came from. “She snuck into her grandma’s chicken coop and waited all day to watch that miracle happen,” says Patrick McDonnell, theREAD MORE