Actors playing a schoolgirl and friends
Actors playing a schoolgirl and friends

HOT Season for Young People

Me...Jane: The Dreams and Adventures of Young Jane Goodall

Girl smiling with stuffed monkey

DATE: March 4-8, 2019

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

LOCATION: TPAC's Polk Theater

PRESENTED BY: The Kennedy Center

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FOR SCHOOL GROUPS ONLY

PRICE: $8.00 per student

RECOMMENDED GRADES: 1-3

RUN TIME: 75 minutes, including TalkBack

DESCRIPTION

Join a great adventure with the young girl who grew up to become Dr. Jane Goodall, the world-renowned primatologist and anthropologist. This new musical introduces eight-year-old Jane in her small town in 1940s England, where she’s most likely to be found climbing trees with her stuffed monkey, Jubilee, taking notes about animals, and making drawings in her notebook. Almost everyone believes her dream to travel to Africa is impossible, but she never loses heart. With anecdotes taken directly from Dr. Goodall’s autobiography, this adaptation makes the true story accessible for the very young—and young at heart.

Photo credit - Teresa Wood