FYT to perform classic children’s book

The book cover from the children’s classic, Are You My Mother?

The book cover from the children’s classic, Are You My Mother?

FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre’s First Stage series presents the ArtsPower production of Are You My Mother? for young children and their families, Jan. 17.

Are You My Mother? is based on the children’s classic written and illustrated by P.D. Eastman. In this story, Baby Bird emerges from her shell and expects to be greeted by her mother’s song. But her mother is not there. With the help of Dog, Cat and Hen, Baby Bird sets out in search of Mother Bird in this colorful musical adventure.

This popular play has been delighting audiences across the country, and is on stage at FYT for one day only, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m.

Tickets for Are You My Mother? are $10 per person and are available at Flint Youth Theatre, by calling 810- 237-1530 or online at FlintYouthTheatre.org. This play is best suited for ages 3 and up.

Media sponsor for the First Stage series is WCMU Public Broadcasting.

Through public performances, school matinees and acting classes, Flint Youth Theatre’s resident professional company serves students age 3 through college, and audiences of children and families, teens and adults throughout Mid-Michigan. The First Stage series helps families build lasting memories together by introducing young children to the wonder and magic of live theatre.

These plays for very young children delight and surprise, teach valuable lessons, and encourage imagination, and creativity. Tailored for children age three and up and their families, this series is a great first step in a life-long journey of celebrating the arts.

Details: Call 810-237-1530 or visit www.FlintYouthTheatre.org. G.G.

If you go

WHAT: Are You My Mother?

WHEN: 7 p.m. Jan. 17

WHERE: Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint

DETAILS: 810-237-1530 or www.FlintYouthTheatre.org

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