209th Anniversary Season · America's Oldest · Founded 1809
Touring Outreach Company

2017 · 2018 Touring Outreach Season


The Bully Buster Rides Again

Back by Popular Demand!
By Tom Quinn

Available Beginning 9/22

Following up on our most successful outreach program ever are the continuing adventures of Nate, Sam, Zoe, and Bob the Bully Buster from The Boy Who Cried Bully. Students will laugh and learn from Nate and his friends as they dream of escaping school bullies using light saber duels, Harry Potter's magic, and by being a cowboy and a superhero. In the end, Bob teaches the kids that only respect can make a school safer.

Curriculum Connections:

  • PA Academic Standards: Arts and Humanities; Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening; Health, Safety, and Physical Education
  • Extensive look at the dangers of bullying; based on a classic Aesop's Fable
  • Safety and injury prevention; strategies to avoid/manage conflict
  • Reading critically in all content areas, analysis and evaluation of folktale adaptation

For Grades K-5
The Bully Buster Rides Again · Study Guide [1.6 M PDF]



Hurry Up! Be Perfect!

Tween and Teenage Bullying
By Tom Quinn

Available Beginning 9/22

Do Middle School kids seem stressed out? Do they seem tired? Do they seem too worried all the time and afraid to make mistakes? Join us as we follow two kids who only want to please as their over scheduled lives make it tough to meet the academic and social expectations that come with being a kid in middle school. Issues like bullying, social status, parental pressure and all the confusing signals that come kids way will be dealt with as we give your students a chance to look at themselves and talk about all the things we expect of them. In the tradition of our previous outreach shows Only 13, Gabby's Song and #whatsurbox, developed through interviews with real students from the Philadelphia, West Chester Area and Phoenixville School Districts.

Curriculum Connections:

  • PA Academic Standards: Arts and Humanities; Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening; Health, Safety, and Physical Education
  • Extensive look at the dangers and implications on teenage bullying; discusses body image, nutrition, sexuality, social hierarchy and destructive rumors
  • Safety and injury prevention; strategies to avoid/manage conflict
  • Rights and responsibilities of citizenship, sources and resolution of conflicts; relationship between rights and responsibilities; rights of individuals in a community.

For Grades 5-8
Hurry Up! Be Perfect! · Study Guide [1.8 M PDF]



The Fairy Tale Monster Mystery

By Bill Van Horn

Available Beginning 12/5

Someone is stealing the monsters from fairy tales! The dragons, ogres, witches, and ghouls are missing! Catastrophe! How can heroes be heroes without villains? Where is the drama? Where is the conflict? Where is the story? This brand new adventure story follows two young children as they solve the mystery, discover the joy of reading, and strike a blow against bullies everywhere!

Curriculum Connections:

  • PA Academic Standards: Arts and Humanities; Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.
  • Extensive look at character education; based on several fairy tales
  • Reading, analyzing and interpreting literature; reading critically in all content areas; analysis and evaluation of literary adaptation; comparison and contrast
  • Persuasive speaking, fact from opinion
  • Safety and injury prevention; strategies to avoid/manage conflict

For Grades Pre K-3



Martin and Malcom: How Long Must We Wait?

The Civil Rights Movement and What it Means Today
By Tom Quinn

Available Beginning 1/9

Take your students on a journey that explores issues and ideas that ignited a nation in the 1960s. Through the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and Malcom X, our gifted actors show how their messages are as relevant today as they were in that turbulent era of race riots, bus boycotts, sit-ins and marches. This inspirational story brings your classroom history books to life.

Curriculum Connections:

  • PA Academic Standards: Arts and Humanities; Civics and Government; History
  • Examines key contributions of individuals and groups during America's Civil Rights history
  • US history; historical analysis and skills development; contributions of individuals and groups; rights and responsibilities of citizenship; violence prevention
  • Historical and cultural contexts; conflict and cooperation among groups; speeches and writings that impact civic life
  • Ideal for Black History Month or Diversity Awareness

For Grades 6-12
Martin And Malcom · Study Guide [1.17 M PDF]