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Title
Last Stop on Market Street

Creators
Matt de la Peña, author
Christian Robinson, illustrator
Cheryl L. West, playwright
Lamont Dozier, composer
Paris Dozier, composer

Details

66 pgs. 1 female, 1 male +ensemble

Originally produced by CTC in 2018-19

Run Time: 90 minutes

Audience Recommendation: All Ages

Synopsis

Six-year-old CJ is (reluctantly) staying with his (extremely over-the-top) Nana, in a world considerably different from the one he’s used to (his phone and tablet). The disagreeable (and let’s just admit it, whiny) child is dragged on a bus ride that’s loud and gritty and weird. Guided by his veritable force-of-nature Nana, CJ travels a little closer to his roots and sees that things are not always what they seem. This is one hip-hop, eclectic, heart-thumpin’, toe-tappin’ joy ride.

 

Last Stop on Market Street is what children’s theater should be. It does not talk down to its audience. It is burgeoning with wonder. If you are a kid, you’ll giggle yourself silly. If you were once a kid, you just might remember what that felt like.” –Chicago Sun Times

 

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $100 per performance
Professional Royalty Fee: please inquire for a quote
The royalty fee includes permission to make copies of the perusal script for your cast.

*Available in September 2018


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