6th Grade Theater Trip to the Bushnell

6th Grade Theater Students to the Bushnell
Posted on 11/15/2022
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Our sixth grade theater students headed to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford to attend a performance of In the Year of the Boar & Jackie Robinson. Based on the book by Bette Bao Lord and told through humor in both Chinese and English, the play follows Shirley, a 13 year old whose family moves from China to America in 1947, the Year of the Boar.  Their new beginning in America is harder than she expected. Though her classmates in Brooklyn come from a variety of backgrounds, Shirley is the only one who doesn't speak English, and she worries that she will never have a friend. But through a new love of the Brooklyn Dodgers (especially her hero Jackie Robinson), Shirley begins to feel at home.

Our students were treated to a great experience.

Bushnell 6

Bushell

Bushnell Grade 6