Youth Classes & Family Shows


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By William Shakespeare • Directed by Kate Shaw-Nappi

Grades 4-12

Friday, August 1 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 2 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Benedict is a permanent bachelor. Beatrice is a head-strong woman. See what unfolds when their friends make a bet that they will fall in love. One of the Bard’s finest comedies, Much Ado about Nothing features mistaken identities, romance, tragedy and some of the wittiest insults in all of playwrighting.

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Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty • Music by Stephen Flaherty • Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens • Co-Conceived by Eric Idle • Based on the works of Dr. Seuss • Directed by Jeff Mills 

Grades 4-12

Friday, August 8 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 9 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Whoville is in trouble and there is only one elephant for the job, Horton! But Horton has problems of his own. From helping Mayzie la Bird hatch an egg to escaping the Circus McGurkus, this Broadway musical blends many of Dr. Seuss’s most well-loved stories in a jam-packed Seusstastic adventure.




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Music and Lyrics by William Finn • Book by Rachel Sheinkin • Conceived by Rebecca Feldman • Additional Material by Jay Reiss • Directed by Brian Fahey

Grades 8-12

Friday, August 15 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 16 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

From embarrassing parents to peanut allergies to the anxiety to be the best, this Tony-winning musical comedy follows six young spelling bee competitors on their journey to win it all.


ZACH’s Education Program is dedicated to developing creative, innovative and thoughtful young people through professional theatre for families and schools, professional training for young actors and transformative outreach in schools. We foster an environment where creativity is encouraged, demonstrated and celebrated every day in every performance, student, and class. 


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