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How Well Do You Know Tortoise and the Hare

The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare

Coming to the Des Moines Civic Center is The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare: The Next Gen! This story begins with Aesop’s classic fable of the Tortoise and The Hare and continues 10 years down the road when they meet again. This time, we will follow the children of Tortoise and the Hare as they experience modern world distractions. When the children are in trouble, Old Man Tortoise and Big Daddy Hare reunite to bring them home. As The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare: The Next Gen nears Des Moines, we want to test your knowledge on how well you know these friendly creatures. 

Tortoise and Hare
  1. Which spends most of its life in the water? 

Turtle or Tortoise?  

 

  1. Which grows larger and has longer ears?

Rabbit or Hare? 

 

  1. Which is herbivorous, meaning it only eats plants?

Turtle or Tortoise? 

 

  1. Which can live with humans and makes a better pet?

Rabbit or Hare? 

 

  1. Which has webbed feet?

Turtle or Tortoise? 

 

  1. Which tends to spend most of their time alone? They do not travel in groups.

Rabbit or Hare? 

Old Man Tortoise and son

See how well you did!  

Answers: 1. - Turtle, 2. - Hare, 3. - Tortoise, 4. - Rabbit, 5. - Turtle, 6. - Hare 

 

Now you are all ready to see The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare: The Next Gen on November 4, 2023. Creators Ian Carney, Corbin Popp, and their wives, Eleanor and Whitney, developed a creative medium for storytelling. Fueled by imagination, the use of electroluminescent wire enabled endless possibilities. This unique show combines lightwire performance with glow-in-the dark puppets, creative music, and an entertaining story. Each lightwire performance is a unique interpretation of a story told solely through movement and puppetry. Bring the whole family together for this fun show! 

Tortoise and Hare racing

For more information and to purchase tickets - Click Here 

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