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The North Star

Presented by Stages Theatre Company in collaboration with Escalate Dance

Stages Theatre Company

1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343

$14-$16

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60 minutes

Without intermission

Friday, January 28 7:00 pm
2022-01-28 19:00:002022-01-28 19:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Saturday, January 29 10:00 am
2022-01-29 10:00:002022-01-29 10:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Saturday, January 29 1:00 pm
2022-01-29 13:00:002022-01-29 13:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
  • ASL interpreted
  • Audio described
Sunday, January 30 1:00 pm
2022-01-30 13:00:002022-01-30 13:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Sunday, January 30 4:00 pm
2022-01-30 16:00:002022-01-30 16:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Wednesday, February 2 10:00 am
2022-02-02 10:00:002022-02-02 10:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Wednesday, February 2 12:30 pm
2022-02-02 12:30:002022-02-02 12:30:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Thursday, February 3 10:00 am
2022-02-03 10:00:002022-02-03 10:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Thursday, February 3 12:30 pm
2022-02-03 12:30:002022-02-03 12:30:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Friday, February 4 7:00 pm
2022-02-04 19:00:002022-02-04 19:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Saturday, February 5 10:00 am
2022-02-05 10:00:002022-02-05 10:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Saturday, February 5 1:00 pm
2022-02-05 13:00:002022-02-05 13:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Sunday, February 6 1:00 pm
2022-02-06 13:00:002022-02-06 13:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Wednesday, February 9 10:00 am
2022-02-09 10:00:002022-02-09 10:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Wednesday, February 9 12:30 pm
2022-02-09 12:30:002022-02-09 12:30:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT
Thursday, February 10 10:00 am
2022-02-10 10:00:002022-02-10 10:00:00America/ChicagoThe North StarThe North Star   Chart a meaningful path through constellations.  In collaboration with Escalate Dance  Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds  Originally published by Candlewick Press  Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby  Music composed by James Lekatz    ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!     “The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.     “Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.  Twin Cities metroT

Past performances

Friday, January 14 7:00 pm
Saturday, January 15 1:00 pm
Sunday, January 16 1:00 pm
Sunday, January 16 4:00 pm
  • Pay what you can night
Monday, January 17 10:00 am
Wednesday, January 19 10:00 am
Wednesday, January 19 12:30 pm
Thursday, January 20 10:00 am
Thursday, January 20 12:30 pm
Friday, January 21 7:00 pm
Saturday, January 22 10:00 am
Saturday, January 22 1:00 pm
Sunday, January 23 1:00 pm
Sunday, January 23 4:00 pm
Wednesday, January 26 10:00 am
Wednesday, January 26 12:30 pm
 
Musical Kids New work Minnesota premiere

The North Star

 

Chart a meaningful path through constellations. 

In collaboration with Escalate Dance 
Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds 
Originally published by Candlewick Press 
Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc. 
Script written by Jennifer Kirkeby 
Music composed by James Lekatz 

 

ALL AGES • WORLD PREMIERE!  

 

“The boy stared at the star and felt a pang in his heart, a tingling in his spine, a whisper in his ear.” This winter we continue our collaboration with Escalate Dance for a ninth season in a dance-inspired adaptation of Peter H. Reynolds’ tribute to “off-the-path” thinking. From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity and hope. What is inspiration? Where can your experiences take you? How do you chart your way? Join us young and old alike for a lively journey through the constellations to find your own North Star.  

 

“Based on the book THE NORTH STAR © 2009 by Peter H. Reynolds. Originally published by Candlewick Press. Used with permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.