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Book-It Repertory Theatre

What is a Family Fun Day? It’s an in-house performance of one of the energetic productions that our education department tours to thousands of young people all over Washington State. Come early for a book-themed craft, stay afterwards for an interactive workshop. Children 12 and under $10; Adults $12. Tickets available online or at the door.

Our next Family Fun Day: Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco on Saturday, March 8th

Come enjoy a morning with Book-It! Pre-show crafts will explore themes from the story, and are followed by a live performance of the book Pink and Say. This true Civil War story begins when Pink, an African American slave-turned-Union soldier, finds Say, an Ohio farm boy, also a Union soldier, wounded in battle. Pink carries Say to his mother’s nearby farm where the 15-year-olds find a pocket of peace and friendship amid the violence that rages around them. They share their stories, including Say’s brief encounter with President Abraham Lincoln. A much-beloved story, Pink and Say is a celebration of compassion, humanity, and fighting for what’s right.

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William Poole, Treavor Boykin, and Marquicia Dominguez in Pink and Say; photo by Chris Bennion.

After the show, special guests The Bushwick Book Club will perform original music connected to the story, while the actors set up for a post-show interactive workshop designed for the whole family. Take a break between the show and the workshop, eat a snack, and listen to some awesome tunes!

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A young audience member finds his roots on the map during A Day’s Work Family Fun Day.

 

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Making flowers that represent family traditions for A Day’s Work Family Fun Day.

Join us for Pink and Say this Saturday, March 8 at the Center Theatre in the Armory.
Tickets available online or at the door. Read more about our Family Fun Days here.

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