Friday, October 9, 2009

Fantastic Black Light Theater Show Premieres TOMORROW!

Please Touch Museum will boldly glow where it has never gone before with the debut of this illuminating new theater show!

Fly/Fishing, a Black Light Show presented by PECO, is a fantastic tale of a little girl who genuinely learns the old adage 'there is no place like home.' On stage October 10 through December 6, 2009, "Fly/Fishing" will be the first Please Touch Playhouse show to utilize black light as a major storytelling element!

The show incorporates elements of fantasy, props and puppets to take the audience on a journey to the most interesting of places. The audience follows Quinshaya, a four-year-old girl, who goes on a quest to find her lost plush bunny rabbit. Through the magic of black light, she travels from the bottom of the sea to the tops of the clouds, flies with the whales and swims with the birds, until she lands in the most surprising place of all. It is a tale of loyalty, friendship and having a never-give-up attitude.

Showtimes are Monday-Saturday 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The show is FREE with museum admission. Please check our online calendar for the most up-to-date listings.

Here's some recommended reading that goes along the themes of the show:

- Flying by Kevin Luthardt
- Dream Big (an Olivia book) by Ian Falconer
- Only in Dreams: A Bedtime Story (Julius!) by Paul Frank Industries
- Cat Dreams by Ursula K. Le Guin
- The Berenstain Bears and the Bad Dream by Stan and Jan Berenstain
- Dreams by Ezra Jack Keats

And after you see the show in the Playhouse, be sure to check out these fun activities and info about the stuff that dreams are made of by clicking here!


  1. I love taking my two girls to the Please Touch! I'm so glad you've added on such a bright and colorful show and that there's books that are themed to go along with it! I can't wait until our next trip! My girls love shopping in the mini shoprite and shouting along to the performances in the theater!

  2. This sounds great! My three year old loves please touch museum. Can't wait to get there to see this one.

  3. I love please touch museum... great fun for me and the kids!

  4. Thanks to all of you for commenting! Could Addisons Mama and nevikingal please email their addresses to

    We'll get the tickets in the mail for you by the end of the day. :-)

  5. Theatrical enterprise varies enormously in sophistication and purpose. People involved vary from professionals to hobbyists to spontaneous novices. Theatre can be performed with no money at all or on a grand scale with multi-million dollar budgets.

  6. Performance arts give enjoyment to children.


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