Schools

The Phantom Tollbooth

By Susan Nanus, Based on the book by Norton Juster, Illustration by Jules Feiffer

Grades 1 - 6

Field Trip: 9/19/17 - 10/13/17

Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri. Mornings, Various times.

Location: Tempe Center for the Arts Theater

Price: $10 per person

Even surrounded by dozens of toys, Milo is bored. Nothing interests him at all. The Phantom Tollbooth comes to the rescue! Transported to the Land of Wisdom, Milo is thrust into adventure when told Princesses Rhyme and Reason need rescuing to bring peace between two kings. They are divided over which is more important: words or numbers. Knee-deep in danger, language and math along the way, Milo learns everything has a purpose. Upon his return home, he realizes there is never a reason to be bored in a world full of so many things to discover.

BIG IDEA: PERSPECTIVE

CONNECT TO STANDARDS:

Literacy: (3.RL.4) Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language

21st Century Learning: Learning Skills (K-12) Thinking Creatively

Speaking and Listening: (3.SL.1) Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions; building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

 

*Please note: Play titles and performance dates are subject to change.