A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood....

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories' magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the high-spirited Snake.  Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures?  After all, there's no such thing as a Gruffalo - is there?   (ALL HOMESCHOOL SEATING - SOLD OUT- BOTH PERFORMANCE)  HURRY!  There are limited seating available for county schools in the 10:00 am performance!!!

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: Pre K - 3
  • Producer(s): Holden Arts
  • Curricula tie-ins:
    Drama, Movement, Music, Storytelling

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.