24th Street Theatre’s “Saturday Explorer Series” for young audiences returns with four live, virtual performances featuring professional storytellers who share tales from around the globe.
May 1: Modern-day griot, storyteller and Renaissance man Al Bostick shares two stories from African Akan folklore including “Anansi Collects the World’s Wisdom” and “How Anansi the Spider Received the Sky-God’s Stories.”
May 8: Santino Jimenez tells Morning Stories with My Abuelo, “The Day It Snowed Tortillas” and “Juan Cigarron,” in both English and Spanish.
May 15: Bennett Schneider presents Love and Magic, two tales from Oscar Wilde about the magic made by love and compassion, and the love made possible by magic.
May 22: Shivani Thakkar’s Mythology, Magic, and Miracles, excerpted from India’s Ramayana, is a story of great love, enchanted forests, an epic war and the birth of the Indian New Year celebration.
Appropriate for all ages, best enjoyed by kids 6-10 and their families
12:30pm Pacific, 2:30pm Central, 3:30pm Eastern