Alaska Junior Theater’s 2007-2008 season is hauling in professional artists from as far away as Africa and England to entertain Alaska’s kiddos. Here’s the lineup:
Oct. 26: “Aesop Bops” Aesop’s most beloved tales including “The Lion and the Mouse” and “The Fisherman and His Wife” told by master storyteller/musician/poet
Recommended for ages 4 and up/grades K-5.
Dec. 7: “The Snow Dragon,” based on the story by Toby Mitchell
A story about a young goat who learns lessons about stealing and work ethic, presented by Tall Stories Theatre Company of England.
Recommended for ages 3 and up/grades K-7.
Feb. 29: Jabali African Acrobats
Direct from Mombassa, Kenya, this troupe does contortions, acrobatics, human pyramids, dance and comedy, all set to an African beat.
Recommended for all ages/grades K-12.
March 21-22: Ball in the House
This five-man pop/R&B group based in Boston specializes in a cappella and beatboxing.
Recommended for ages 10 and up
April 25: “Frindle,” based on the story by Andrew Clements
Nicholas Allen invented a word “frindle” but his teacher, Mrs. Granger isn’t impressed. Presented by Griffin Theatre Company of Chicago.
Recommended for ages 7 and up/grades 2-7.
A Family Fun Series subscription to all five shows costs $49-97. Call 272-7546 or go