In the world of WIlliam Steig, author of Shrek, anything is possible. A mouse can rescue a whale, a bone can speak Polish, and a young girl can overcome a storm to save the day. A diverse group of playwrights each bring a unique perspective to some of Steig’s greatest books; adaptations may include: Brave Irene, Doctor De Soto, Amos and Boris, and The Amazing Bone.

Approximate Running Time: 60 Minutes
Recommended Ages: Grades K through 5

Curriculum Connections

  • Communication and Language Arts
  • Music
  • Literature
  • Social Studies


  • Seasons
  • Family
  • Forgiveness
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving
  • Nature

Fun Fact

Due to high demand, we moved up our production schedule a year so that this show will begin touring in the 2021-2022 season!

Original Credits

Written by: Seonjae Kim, Sarah Einspanier, Miranda Haymon

Directed by: Miranda Haymon