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TREASURE ISLAND Reimagined! What’s it all about?

Dallas librarian Jonathan Carr describes the classic tale Treasure Island and shares why he is excited to see DCT’s reimagined version on stage this fall.



#1: Read the book. On sale in the DCT store, one is rated for ages 8 – 12 and up; the other is perfect for ages 4 to 6.





#2: Check out DCT’s TREASURE ISLAND Reimagined! Study Guide. Did you know that we create this resource for every show? Find it here.





#3: Read this article about why DCT was inspired to tell this story.

This production will appeal to a wide range of ages because of all of the movement and audience interaction.


#4: Practice your pirate! DCT produced six videos with Captain BJ along with activity sheets to get you familiar with the lingo. Check them out.





Video #1:

Doubloon, Blimey, Daft, Crow’s nest, Bellowed

Download activity sheet #1







Video #2:

Yonder, Heave, Husky, Affy-davy or Davy, Marooned

Download activity sheet #2







Video #3:

Shiver me timbers, Batten, Hash, Scoundrel, Jove

Download activity sheet #3







Video #4:

Eyeglass, Mast, Vessel, Farthing, Rogue

Download activity sheet #4








Video #5:

Shirking, Lubber, Belay, Port, Berth

Download activity sheet #5







Video #6:

Starboard, Galley, Crackie, Huzza, Naught

Download activity sheet #6






Adapted for the stage by Katy Tye, Jeffrey Colangelo, and Robyn Flatt
Based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson

September 23 – October 21, 2018

Recommended for ages 7 and up

Friendship, betrayal, and adventure are front and center in this bold world premiere! And Jim Hawkins, Ben Gunn, and Long John Silver will do just about anything to be the first to claim the buried treasure. From the moment you enter the theater, you’ll find yourself in the middle of the action. Step into a world of dramatic sword fights, thrilling acrobatics, and magical shadow puppetry as Dallas Children’s Theater, Prism Movement Theatre, Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts, and Lone Star Circus® come together to present a wildly original version of this iconic tale. Grab your costume and come aboard our ship. Your help is needed to decide who gets to take home the gold!


Show Dates:

  • Sunday, September 23, 1:30 PM – Opening Day
  • Sunday, September 23, 4:30 PM
  • Friday, September 28, 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, September 29, 1:30 PM
  • Sunday, September 30, 1:30 PM
  • Sunday, September 30, 4:30 (ASL)
  • Saturday, October 6, 1:30 PM
  • Sunday, October 7, 1:30 PM
  • Sunday, October 7, 4:30 PM
  • Saturday, October 13, 1:30 PM (Sensory-Friendly)(Phone orders only. See dct.org/sensory for details)
  • Saturday, October 13, 4:30 PM
  • Sunday, October 14, 1:30 PM
  • Sunday, October 14, 4:30 PM
  • Saturday, October 20, 1:30 PM
  • Sunday, October 21, 1:30 PM
  • Sunday, October 21, 4:30 PM

To purchase tickets and obtain more information about the show, visit dct.org, or call the Box Office at 214-740-0051.

TITLE SPONSORS: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Half Price Books

Photo by: Linda Blase

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