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“Jack” in the Lilly Theatre

Looking for something fun to do with your Indianapolis kids as rainy spring weather hangs over the Circle City? Look no further than the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, which constantly offers new and exciting activities, performances and events designed to engage your Indianapolis kids. Opening March of 2010 in the Children Museum of Indianapolis’ Lilly Theatre is Jack, a retelling of the fairytale classic “Jack and the Beanstalk.” Introduce your kids to a bit of Indianapolis theatre, and watch as their imaginations expand in this family oriented production.

The Lilly Theatre at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is famous for putting modern spins on classic children’s stories. These updated productions make these moralistic tales relevant to today’s child and family. In Jack the Lilly Theatre has done it again, offering an new angle on the tale of boy finds beans.The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis offers a condensed telling of this classic in their stunning Lilly Theatre, that will “Wow!” Indianapolis kids.

We all remember the tale of Jack. He trades his family’s last cow for magic beans. When his mother finds out about this ridiculous deal, she furiously pitches the worthless bean into the front yard. Lo and behold, the next morning a giant bean stalk stretches up to the sky past the clouds. When Jack decides to explore the magical produce, me encounters scary man eating giants, a magic harp and a golden egg laying goose. In one mad cap adventure with more than a few daring feats, Jack finds he can have it all!

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis offers a retelling of this tale with a focus on kid-related issues. Their production seeks to discuss a number of difficult subjects such as bullying, parenting and dreaming big. Watch as Jack escapes the clutches of a hungry giant and his wife, without becoming a bully himself. This Indianapolis performing arts production is recommended for all ages.

For a complete list of show times (including information on an ASL interpreted performance) visit the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis website, listed below. Tickets to the show are included in the price of admission to this Indianapolis museum, though must be secured prior to the show in the Lower Level of the Children’s Museum.

Discuss the play’s message and meaning with your kids, as you treat them to a yummy lunch at any of these Indianapolis restaurants. Stay tuned to Indianapolis News, Events and Information on Fun City Finder.com for all the latest on fun things to do in Indianapolis. We cover Indianapolis art to Indianapolis sports and everything in between! Get out in Indy and find some fun!

Jack
Now through April 3, 2010

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
3000 N Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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