This ground-breaking series of unique theatrical educational experiences is designed especially for children ages 2-7; babies, toddlers, and all children are welcome with their grownups. These immersive, multi-sensory, and educational performances bring Jewish text to life in new and exciting ways, giving participants an active role in telling the story as it unfolds. Utilizing puppetry, live music, and sensory storytelling, AGGADAH ADVENTURES creatively and meaningfully introduce our tradition to a new generation.
BEHIND THE MASK: A PURIM AGGADAH ADVENTURE
Put on your mask and take your seat at King Achashverosh’s table, because the royal party is about to start and you’re invited! Brought to life with puppetry, live music, sensory storytelling and participation, this creative re-imagining of the Purim story will bring the holiday to life in an exciting new way designed especially for very young audiences and their grownups.
DOWN THE NILE: A PASSOVER AGGADAH ADVENTURE
A basket carrying a baby floats down the Nile River…where is it going, and who will the baby become? Travel down the Nile, across Egypt, and through the Red Sea in this immersive retelling of the Passover story, brought to life with puppetry, live music, sensory storytelling designed especially for very young audiences and their grownups.
We will not be gathering at the synagogue for the planned performance.
Watch for notices about ways we will use technology to bring Aggadah Adventures into your home.
Date, to be confirmed: Saturday, April 4, 2020
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INSIDE THE WHALE: A YOM KIPPUR AGGADAH ADVENTURE*
Climb aboard a ship for a sea-faring adventure and get swallowed by a massive whale in this immersive retelling of the story of Jonah. Brought to life with puppetry, live music, sensory storytelling and participation, this creative re-imagining of this Yom Kippur story will offer very young audiences and their grownups a chance to observe the holiday in an engaging and meaningful way.
SAVE THE DATE: Monday, September 28, 2020
UNDER THE RAINBOW: A PRIDE AGGADAH ADVENTURE
Come aboard the ark and brave the storm with Noah and his friends as they figure out the importance of sticking together when the going gets tough. Brought to life with puppetry, live music, sensory storytelling and participation, this creative re-imagining of Noah's story (and the appearance of the world's first rainbow) is the perfect way to introduce your toddler to the special rainbow connection between our LGBTQ community and the Torah!
Aggadah Adventures is significantly funded by an Ignition Grant through the Covenant Foundation. CBST is also a member of the PJ Library Network who shares our early childhood programming with families across NYC. PJ Library provides free books that celebrate Jewish values and culture to families with children 6 months through 8 years old. Sign up for PJ Library to receive the gift of Jewish books each month – at no cost to your family.