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MY FATHER’S DRAGON
Monday, Oct. 30 at 4 p.m.
Based on the beloved stories by Ruth Stiles Gannett, My Father’s Dragon brings to life the Newbery Honor-winning classic about a daring dragon rescue. Using large format puppets, inventive scenic effects and original music, Enchantment Theatre Company is delighted to bring the story of a compassionate and courageous young boy and his unlikely friendship to the stage at TJ.
THE TJ UPPER SCHOOL MUSICAL — Curtains
Friday, Nov. 17, and Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.
Tonic Sol-fa has established itself as one of the most successful independent acts in America. In addition to substantial CD sales of its own independent releases (2,000,000 copies sold), the group has toured extensively throughout the U.S. and abroad, building its fan base with a steady stream of festivals and private shows that eventually led to numerous sold-out tours of theaters and small arenas. This will be the group’s second visit to the stage at TJ.
SPANISH BRASS with TJ’s ORCHESTRA
Tuesday, April 3 at 7 p.m.
Spanish Brass earned the I Bankia Music Talent Award in Spain this year, and was named the most influential musical artists on the country. When the group won First Prize in the Narbonne (France) International Brass Quintet Competition, reknowned trumpeter Bernard Soustrot said, “Of all the First Prize winners of the Narbonne Competition, the Spanish Brass is the best since the competition was founded in 1986. Spanish Brass has given hundreds of concerts across the globe, in such prestigious events and venues as the Great American Brass Band Festival, New York Brass Conference, Juilliard School of Music, Ithaca College, Festival de Musique de Radio-France, and scores of others. TJ’s Upper School orchestra will perform with Spanish Brass for this concert.
THE TJ MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSICAL
Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m.
JASON BISHOP, MAGICIAN
Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m.
From his breathtaking Double Levitation to his cutting-edge Op-Art and Plasma illusions, Jason Bishop features stunning and original state-of-the-art magic. Each show features award-winning sleight-of-hand, exclusive grand illusions, and close-up magic projected onto a huge screen. No other illusionist showcases such a diverse array of talents.
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