November 15, 2016, 7:00 pmMissouri Theatre
Based on the television show Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood produced by The Fred Rogers Company.
The legacy of the beloved Mister Rogers Neighborhood lives on with the award- winning television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and his friends are hopping aboard the trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – LIVE!
This fun and heartwarming musical shares the values of Neighbor Day, demonstrating the importance of volunteering in your community, being a good friend and a good neighbor. This also provides the unique opportunity for venues to set up their own Neighbor Day experience, which may include a number of activities that benefit the local community, such as senior centers, food banks or other organizations.
Donning his iconic red sweater, Daniel invites the audience on an interactive musical adventure as he and his friends explore their much-loved Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Through the show’s familiar themes and music, the neighbors share stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences in this live theatrical production filled with singing, dancing, laughter and “grr-ific” surprises that will warm the hearts of multiple generations.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood tells its engaging stories about the life of a preschooler using musical strategies based on Fred Rogers’ ground-breaking television work. Through imagination, creativity and music, Daniel and his friends learn the key social skills necessary for school and for life.
The series’ stories were written based on extensive input from a wide range of early learning specialists, formative research with children and the benefit of more than 40 years of the work of Fred Rogers. It all adds up to a powerful tool for parents: an entertaining and thoughtful guide for today’s families that integrates music, interactivity and a research-based curriculum.