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Just like you, we can't wait to get back into the theater.

In the meanwhile, Pollyanna  is offering a series of interactive Zoom productions sure to keep

kids entertained and inspired. We've also created distance learning resources for

both pre-school and grade school as well as hours of entertainment at our Pollyanna Storytime.

Check back often as new resources will be added.

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Up next on Zoom: Edith Wilmans on her Campaign Tour

On this important anniversary of women’s suffrage, Pollyanna invites our young patrons to celebrate Texas women who left their mark on our collective political history.

 

The year is 1926 and two women are running for Texas governor: Miriam "Ma" Ferguson and Edith Wilmans. You are invited to attend a rally where you'll meet Edith Wilmans. As the first woman elected to the Texas State Legislature, Edith has a lot to say about politics and women's suffrage. Learn about the history of women voting in Texas, important issues in the 1920s and why political representation matters.

 

Come prepared to share what issues are important to you -- Edith wants to hear them! 

Celebrate women’s suffrage!  Parents will be sent information to help children prepare for their exchange in role with Edith, costumes and props encouraged as the audience enters the Texas of the 1920s.

Recommended for young audience members ages 8 – 12.

Presented live on Zoom – 55 minutes

October 25 and November 1 at 2:00 p.m. CST

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Pollyanna Theatre Company

Our mission is to commission and produce original theatre for young audiences that speaks to the needs, dreams, and imaginations of young people and the child that lives inside each of us. Our productions respect the intelligence of children and offer hope to individuals of all ages.

Through mainstage productions for children ages 6 and older and a series of Theatre for the Very Young productions, Pollyanna presents meaningful audience experiences that support academic readiness and general education for all ages.

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