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The Carson Center

Educational Programs

Class Acts Education Series

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For Information: (270) 443-9932, ext. 250

For Reservations: (270) 443-9932, ext. 212

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The Class Acts Education Series runs September through May.  

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Available Study Guides can be downloaded from the individual show page. 

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 10:00am

Attention Odd Squad fans! Things are about to get very odd in YOUR town, and Ms. O needs YOU to help solve the case. ODD SQUAD LIVE! is springing into action on stage in this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure where kids get to participate in solving a seriously strange case. When agents Orion and Oleanna get turned into grown-ups by villains, it’s up to the kids in the audience to use their math skills and help the agents decode, decipher and unravel clues. With a little help from Ms....

  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:00am

In a "Utopian" future of sameness, young Jonas inherits an unusual career: to receive and keep the memories of his community's past.  Throughout lessons with his elder predecessor, The Giver teaches Jonas of love, war, and all of life's unknown joys and pains. As his oppressive world continues unchanged, Jonas must decide whether to keep these secrets or upend his community. This modern classic explores the risks and rewards of a full life. The Giver, based on the dystopian novel by Lois...

  • Friday, March 17, 2017 - 10:00am

Hamlet, the prince of Denmark, returns home from school to find his family life in ruins-his father dead, his mother remarried, and his uncle (now step-father) ruling the country. When his father's ghost appears with dire announcements, Hamlet struggles to redefine his life and find his way forward. This is the first time in 32 years that The National Players has produced Shakespeare's most prolific play. The National Players, based at Olney Theatre Center in Maryland, is America’s longest-...

  • Monday, March 27, 2017 - 9:30am
  • Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:30am
Performance has been rescheduled to Monday, March 27th. 

Ellis Island was the entry point to the United States of America, the land of dreams for countless immigrants from 1892 to 1954. It represented a place of hope and prosperity to those searching for something more. In trying times, people left everything behind, moving to America to pursue a better life for themselves and their loved ones. Ellis, Island of Dreams follows the story of family trials, heartbreak, and triumphs in...

  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 9:30am
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:30am

Brown Bear, Brown Bear and other Treasured Stories by Eric Carle brings together old favorites and new friends. The hour-long stage adaptation of three beloved children’s books by Mr. Carle showcases the imaginative blend of innovative puppetry and striking scenic effects that has won international acclaim for Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. The Very Hungry Caterpillar joins a whimsical menagerie drawn from the pages of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Celebrating its 50th...