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Mr. Popper's Penguins

January 11 - 12, 2018 Des Moines Civic Center

Casa Mañana (United States)

Grades 1-5

Painter and decorator by day, Mr Popper spends his time dreaming of Antarctic adventures. He is astounded when one day a packing crate arrives on his doorstep and a penguin waddles out!

With original songs and performing penguin puppets, this delightful, action packed musical adaptation of Richard and Florence Atwater’s popular book (also made into a Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey) is the perfect imaginative treat!

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Please note: all children who enter the theater for this production must have a ticket and be at least three years old.

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Running Time 1 hour
CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS
Literacy
Social Studies
Science
21st Century Skills
Music
TheaterĀ 

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Curriculum Guide

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Mr. Popper's Penguins: 'Arcitic Animals' at the Blank Park Zoo

Visit the Blank Park Zoo the same day as the performance for a special program about arctic animals.

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