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Mikell Sapp, Joy Dolo and Dean Holt in The Snowy Day at Children’s Theatre Company, 2016.

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

Ezra Jack Keats, author
Jerome Hairston, playwright


34 pgs. 1 female, 2 male
Originally produced by CTC in 2015-2016
Run Time: 65 minutes
Audience Recommendation: All Ages


The wonder of a fresh snowfall, the delight of whistling for the first time, the awe in finding a special treasure comes to life in The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats. This story celebrates the joy in the small moments of a child’s world.

“Young people were on the edge of their seats… captivated by its interplay of human actors and the shadow puppets.” -Star Tribune

The Snowy Day is a sweet, gentle little show that recreates the homespun appeal of Ezra Jack Keats’ books.” -Pioneer Press

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $85 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.

The Snowy Day is not a musical, but there is a CD available for some short songs, sound effects and underscoring. Additional fees apply.

We Got the Goggles

I'm Gonna Whistle

Snow Angels


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