The Gift: Family-Friendly Performance Piece Based on The Giving Tree
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The last date listed for The Gift was Saturday April 14, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Round House Theatre - Silver Spring:
- Full Price:
- $20.00 - $25.00
- Our Price:
- $10.00 - $12.50
Over the course of a tense parent/teacher conference, a grieving mother and an emotionally overwhelmed fifth-grade teacher engage in a fraught conversation about the recent suspension and subsequent tragedy involving Gidion. The boy may have been the victim of bullying -- or he may have been the bully. The note he left gives no clues. As the women challenge each other, they earn our compassion and a few much-needed laughs, but can they untangle the knot of questions that Gidion left behind? The enthralling discussion develops into a dramatically charged study of what happens when freedom of expression, the failure of our school systems and personal responsibility collide. Learn More
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The Giving Tree has always been my favorite children's book and I think the Contradiction Dance Group did a phenomenal job interpreting the story. I smiled through 90 percent of the program because my spirit was filled with joy...until I cried as...continued
The performance is recommended for audiences ages 5 years old and older.