Archive for the 'Wayside in the Classroom' Category

Benjamin Banneker – the Musical or Wayside Theatre in the Classroom

Things never slow down in the Education Department. Right after we opened George Washington: Young Man, Young Country I started a “Play’s the Thing” playwrighting workshop at Banneker Elementary School in Loudoun County. But, this workshop is even more special because it is a musical theatre play to commemorate the anniversary of the school. I am working with the fifth graders to write the play, and Steve Przybylski, our resident music director is working with the fourth graders to write the music (he started the day after he opened his show, Shadow of the Raven). I just found out yesterday that the entire school is getting involved. The librarian has checked out all the books on Benjamin Banneker and put them in the fifth grade classrooms. The students are using their computer time to research Continue reading ‘Benjamin Banneker – the Musical or Wayside Theatre in the Classroom’

Advertisements

about INSIDE WAYSIDE

Inside Wayside is a weblog designed and operated by the staff of Wayside Theatre. It serves as a portal for dialogue within our community. Think of this as your backstage pass to our theatre and our world.

Wayside on Flickr

Attendance

  • 12,358 Visits
Advertisements