"Cows that type? Hens on strike! Whoever heard of such a thing!" Farmer Brown Cries.

When his granddaughter Jenny comes for a visit, Farmer Brown declares the farm a tech-free zone.  He takes her laptop in the cold barn with the shivering cows who use her computer to type messages requesting blankets.  "No way," replies Farmer Brown. "No blankets!" So the cows go on strike and the chickens join them in solidarity.  No blankets? No milk! No eggs!

Will Farmer Brown Give in to the animals' demands?  Will Jenny get her computer back?  Find out in a hilariously moving musical about negotiation and compromise, based on the Caldecott Honor Book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. (HOMESCHOOL SEATS SOLD OUT - BOTH PERFORMANCES)

Register for tickets here:  https://forms.gle/r64hdxX7iDVsZtFc6  

Study Guides and More!

To assist educators who wish to best prepare their students to attend Van Wezel Schooltime Virtual Performances and bring arts-based learning to their classrooms, learning materials are provided for each performance.

Program Information

  • Running Time: 60 minutes
  • Audience: Grades K - 4
  • Producer(s): TheaterWorksUSA
  • Curricula tie-ins:
    Character Development, Interpersonal Relationships, Literature, Music

Dates and Contact

Requests will be honored on a first come first served basis and some shows have maximum audience sizes. For more information, contact (941) 263-6750 or margaret.lindsey@sarasotafl.gov.