Theatre for Young Audiences (or TYA) includes any performance taking place in the presence of young audiences—consisting of, but not limited to—theatre, dance, music, puppetry, circus and physical theatre.
TYA is professional theatre featuring adult actors and specifically produced for K-8 audiences.
A singing mouse, an escaped slave, and a hungry lion form an unlikely trio of friends whose bond is put to the test by an evil emperor in this enchanting and heartwarming play. When the evil and lonely emperor imprisons the two companions and forces them to face off in the arena, it’s the tiny Mouse who reminds them that friendships aren’t easily broken.
In July of 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution designating the second week of September as “Arts in Education Week.” Congress designated Arts in Education Week to promote and showcase the immense role arts education has in producing engaged, successful, and college and career-ready students. MCT is proud to join arts organization across America to celebrate this special week!