In Collaboration with World Performances Inc., 501 (c) 3 not for profit organization, World Theater Presents -
A series of Children’s Theater performances will be produced on the World Theater stage each season. Student Field Trips will be coordinated with our local school districts. Study Guides related to the show content will be available to teachers and students. All productions will be dedicated to include good values and positive messages.
The Tale of Kieu Musical - is a "Broadway Style" musical adaptation based on the original epic poem "The Tale of Kieu" written by Nguyen Du approximately two hundred years ago. Nguyen Du is considered the Shakespeare of the Vietnamese language. The Tale of Kieu Musical is a breakthrough bilingual musical (performed in English and Vietnamese). The production's past performances have proven to be dynamic theatrical experiences for Vietnamese as well as English speaking audiences..
Educational, Cultural Bridge Theatre:
The above production's Books and Lyrics are written by Burton Wolfe; Music and Orchestrations are by Scott Gehman. Lyric Translations from English to Mandarin Chinese for The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, The Legend of Yin and Yang and Metropolis by Lawrence Wong.