Apples and Oranges

by Chris Bullough
Directed by Mieko Ouchi

Touring Elementary Schools
January 27 – February 22, 2014

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“I can only praise Concrete Theatre for their great work! From the booking agent to the cast and crew, it was an absolute delight to work with them… I am already counting down until next year’s performance!”
Lindy Bonn
Children’s Program Coordinator, Yellowhead County

A play by one of Edmonton’s favorite performers returns…

Nominated for Outstanding Production for Young Audiences at the 2009 Sterling Awards, this delightful play, written in rhyme and full of music, follows Connor, a young Papple boy on a scary but exciting journey to explore the island he lives on. When he unexpectedly meets a little girl named Ceili from the other side of the forest, where this fellow Papples have told him the frightening and monstrous Orange-Folk live, he discovers that people can be as different as apples and oranges just like his community taught him… but they can also be friends.  A hilarious and Dr. Seuss-inspired look at difference and acceptance, drawn from the playwright’s Irish background.

Base Price: $825
To book a show contact Concrete Theatre at 780-439-3905 or

50 minutes with a 5-10 minute Q & A

Curriculum Ties: Wellness: identify strategies to avoid being bullied, passive, aggressive and  assertive strategies for use in dealing with bullies, impact of personal behaviour,  effects of sharing positive feelings, relationship between feelings and behaviours, effective listening, recognize that presenting feelings may mask underlying feelings, strategies for managing feelings, communication skills, enhance friendships,  fair play through modeling. Language Arts: respond to new ideas, make connections, repetition, rhyme and rhythm.
Music/Drama: appreciation.

Study Guide Available.

This year we are offering a second option to bring your students to see the show at the Westbury Theatre, as part of the Arts at the Barns Presentation Series.

School Matinee Performances
February 6, 2014, 10 am and 1 pm
February 7, 2014, 1 pm

Public Performances
February 7, 2014, 7 pm Opening
February 8, 2014, 11 am and 2 pm

2013 Production Information:
Patricia Cerra
Nadien Chu
Mary Hulbert
Diego Stredel

Directed by Mieko Ouchi

Production Design by Lisa Hancharek
Musical Direction and Composition by Julie Golosky
Sound Design by Scott Shpeley
Concrete Touring Technicians – Josiah Hiemstra and Perry Harris

Stage Managed by Dawn Friesen

At the Westbury Theatre, ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue
Adult Tickets: $18
Senior/Student Tickets: $15
Child (12 and under) Tickets: $13
Plus applicable GST and service charges
Tickets available from the Fringe Theatre Adventures Box Office 780.409.1910
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