THE QUEST FOR SOLOMON'S TREASURE, a Virtual World premiere
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First Stage begins its 2020/21 Virtual Season of Plays with THE QUEST FOR SOLOMON’S TREASURE, an exciting new historical adventure web series that will stream exclusively for First Stage audiences. Written by First Stage Resident Playwright John Maclay, (THE LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS; GOOSEBUMPS THE MUSICAL: PHANTOM OF THE AUDITORIUM; NANCY DREW AND HER BIGGEST CASE EVER and ROBIN HOOD), and directed by First Stage alum and Hollywood actor Jeremy Tardy, (68 Whiskey, Dear White People and Ballers), this seven-episode series follows six Milwaukee young people as they work together to solve clues in the ultimate treasure hunt to save the day. With new clues revealed each week in these 15 to 20-minute episodes, audiences are invited to help them solve this mystery . . . and maybe even win fabulous prizes! First Stage’s Virtual Season of Plays offers audiences the opportunity to have interactive, shared experiences through new work that is specifically designed for the emerging digital platforms, engaging families in a way that mirrors a visit to the theater. Sponsored by Children’s Wisconsin, with additional support from the United Performing Arts Fund.
THE QUEST FOR SOLOMON’S TREASURE streams October 4 – November 15, 2020. (Please note new streaming dates: originally announced as September 20, 2020 – November 1, 2020.) Entire series is available through May 2021. Single Tickets are available for $15, $25 or $40. Patrons are encouraged to choose the price point that best fits their family and budget. Only one ticket needs to be purchased per household to view each of the seven episodes. New episodes will be released each Sunday. Single tickets can be purchased online at www.firststage.org/quest or by phone at (414) 267-2961.Suggested for families with young people ages 8+.
New this year: Family All-Access Pass Membership includes streaming access to this and all other virtual productions this season and starts at $200 per household. More information is available at: www.firststage.org/membership.
For more information about any of the offerings for Through Our Lens – A First Stage Virtual Performance Series or about buying a Family All-Access Pass, please visit www.firststage.org or call (414) 267-2961. To see the schedule the 2020/21 Virtual Season of Plays, please visit: firststage.org/virtualseries2021.
About First Stage
First Stage is one of the nation’s leading theaters for young people and families. First Stage touches hearts, engages minds and transforms lives by creating extraordinary theater experiences through professional theater productions that inspire, enlighten and entertain. Its Theater Academy, the nation’s largest high-impact theater training program for young people, fosters life skills through stage skills and serves nearly 2,000 students each year. As Wisconsin’s leader in arts-integrated education in schools, First Stage’s dynamic Theater in Education programs promote literacy, character building and experiential learning throughout the curriculum, serving over 20,000 students each year. First Stage was selected to participate in the Partners in Education program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (2012), and was the recipient of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Eureka Award, recognizing creativity and innovation in business, education and the arts for its Next Steps program for students on the autism spectrum (2013, 2015). First Stage is a member of TYA/USA, the American Alliance for Theatre and Education, the Wisconsin Alliance for Arts Education, Milwaukee Arts Partners and is a cornerstone member of the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF). www.firststage.org.
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