Based on the book by Maurice Sendak
A Presentation House Theatre Production
Directed by Kim Selody,
Artistic Director, Presentation House Theatre
Originally adapted for the stage by TAG Theatre Glasgow, Scotland
This acclaimed adaptation of Sendak’s beloved classic is an intimate guided interactive play experience. The audience helps transform Max’s bedroom into a forest, then become Max’s benevolent monster friends, and are encouraged to “let the Wild Rumpus begin!” After Max is ultimately crowned ruler, the audience also helps bring him safely home.
Ages 3-8 receive Adventure with Max tickets, which offer floor seating and audience participation with Max! For details, call The Coterie box office at 816.474.6552 and ask about Max’s Adventure Tickets.
Approximate running time: 60 minutes
Curriculum extensions: Analyze how two or more texts/media sources (Where the Wild Things Are book and play) address similar themes/topics; connect a relationship between words and visuals to tell a story. Find resources at coterie.edublogs.org