It’s Okay to Be Different

Tue. Apr. 25 • 10am – UPAC
Wed. Apr. 26 • 10am & 12pm – Bardavon

Grades: Pre-k – 2nd

With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, Todd Parr explores important and timely subjects. It’s Okay to Be Different cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance, understanding, and self-confidence.  Equally whimsical and heartfelt, The Earth Bookis a sweet homage to our beautiful planet inspiring readers of all ages to do their part to keep the Earth happy and healthy.  This is My Hair is a funny exploration of how silly hair can be and that no matter how your hair looks, always feel good about yourself.

Mermaid’s new show will be directed and adapted by Jim Morrow, veteran director of numerous internationally acclaimed Mermaid productions.  It will feature a diverse cast, an innovative approach to puppetry manipulation and construction, combined with playful original music for which the company has earned worldwide praise.

Todd Parr is the author and illustrator of more than 40 books for children. His books are available in over fifteen languages throughout the world. He is the co-creator of the three-time Emmy-Nominated children’s television show ToddWorld™ as well as short films for Sesame Street.

You can find fun learning tools here. 

Made possible with funding from The Beechwood Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, Church Communities Foundation, George A. Strba Charitable Trust, H. W. Wilson Foundation, Kvistad Foundation, Louis Greenspan Charitable Trust, Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation, JM McDonald Foundation, Poughkeepsie and Kingston Community Development Block Grant, Ralph E. Ogden Foundation, Peckham Family Foundation, Rhinebeck Bank, Stewarts Shops, TD Charitable Foundation, Wells Fargo & Company, and from the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley: Anonymous Fund; Ann and Abe Effron Fund; Charlie Carroll Music Enrichment Fund; and the Dutchess Community Grants Fund. Additional support comes from the Dyson Foundation, James J. McCann Charitable Trust, Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust, NoVo Foundation, and Jeanette F. Schlobach Charitable Trust. We extend special thanks to all of the donors who contributed to the Field-Trip Fund. This program is also made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.

Masks are optional.


Date & Time

Tuesday, April 25 2023
10:00 am

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UPAC
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Pricing

Schools and Members $7.00
Child $7.00/Adult $11.00

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INDIVIDUAL TICKET BUYERS:

  • Please fill out the reservation form and you will get an email with instructions for payment
  • All patrons regardless of age must purchase admission.

SCHOOLS:

  • After filling out the reservation form an INVOICE/CONFIRMATION will be sent by email confirming your order - please adhere to the payment guidelines and due dates.
  • Changes to the number reserved or cancellation must be made in writing 45 days prior to the event.
  • Payment is due 30 days prior to the event.
  • No refunds or exchanges will be made after the 30 day deadline. The teacher or individual making the reservation is the contact person and is responsible for assuring that payment is made by the deadline.
  • Buses will unload and load in the front of the theater.

For more information visit our School Residency Programs, or contact Adelina Borman/Director of Education
Email: ADELINA BORMAN