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Adventure Theatre MTC at Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo, MD 20812
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Learn "more ": author Chris Van Allsburg and Just a Dream.


When it comes to the environment, young Walter is far from enlightened. He’s a litterbug who believes sorting trash is a big waste of time. But one night, Walter dreams about a very different future. Filled with humor and fantasy, Walter’s dream is a wake-up call for him – and all of us – about what we need to do to protect and preserve the future of our planet.

Adapted by Sandra Eskin, this original eco-play uses puppets, magical stage effects, and lush sound-scapes to create a theatrical version of Chris Van Allsburg’s beautiful illustrations. All production materials (costumes, props and sets) will be made of Earth-Friendly and Recycled Materials.

Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg, author of Jumanji and Polar Express and directed by Rachel Grossman, Just a Dream: The Green Play is the launch of Adventure Theatre’s In-School Players production.

This  tour will go to 38 schools, 3 libraries, the US Botanical Gardens and Martha’s Table for a total of 52 performances. In August, the show will be taken overseas to Singapore Repertory Theatre’s The Little Company (TLC), in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia marking Adventure Theatre’s first international production.

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