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Family Friendly Musical, Ada Twist, Scientist & Friends coming to Farmington

Coming straight from New York to Farmington, this STEM-fueled musical features excellent role models for young scientists; teachers and parents report that after the performance, kids are going home and engineering projects of their own!
Mineral Area Council on the Arts in partnership with The City of Farmington and the Centene Center will present TheaterWorksUSA’s family musical, Ada Twist, Scientist & Friends based on the books Rosie Revere, Engineer; Iggy Peck, Architect; and Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty. The performance will take place on February 25th at the Farmington Centene Center at 2:00pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students. All seats reserved, tickets available at the Civic Center front desk, or charge by phone 573.756.0900.
Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams, Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture, and Ada Twist’s curiosity can drive her teacher crazy. On a field trip gone awry, they are faced with the ultimate test of their problem-solving skills that can only be conquered with teamwork. Recommended for ages 4-9.
Ada Twist, Scientist & Friends is written by Lauren Gunderson, the most produced living playwright in the U.S. (book), Bree Lowdermilk(music), and Kait Kerrigan(lyrics), and based on the book series by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts. The original creative team includes direction by Peter Flynn, choreography by Marcos Santana (Broadway: Rocky, Associate Choreographer), orchestrations by Lloyd Kikoler, original music direction by Dan Garmon; set design by Anne Mundell, and costume design by Jenifer Caprio.
TheaterWorksUSA has led the Theater for Young and Family Audiences movement in New York City and across North America for over half a century. At TWUSA, we believe that access to art—and theater, in particular—is vital for our youth. Since 1961, the 501(c)3 not-for-profit has captured the imaginations of 100 million new and veteran theatergoers with an award-winning repertoire of over 140 original plays and musicals. Acclaimed alumni include Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Disney’s Frozen), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent), Jerry Zaks (The Music Man), Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen), Miguel Cervantes (Hamilton), Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America), and Chuck Cooper (Tony award winning actor, The Life). Prior to suspending live production due to the pandemic, TWUSA’s 2019-2020 season included touring eleven shows around the country, the Broadway premiere of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical and three world premieres: Warriors Don’t Cry, based on the autobiography of Melba Pattillo Beals; Dog Man: The Musical Off-Broadway; and The Pout-Pout Fish which opened the New Victory Theater’s season in October 2019. Visit www.TWUSA.orgfor more information.