K to 6

Pia and Maria

A World Premiere! Buon Appetito!

When 2 elderly Italian sisters decide to fulfil their lifelong dream of completing their education after leaving school as children to help run the family bakery, an Elementary school and a young newcomer girl have their lives upended as quickly as a pineapple upside down cake!

The 2 nonnas are so curious, but also full of firm rules and ideas. So, like their young classmate, they need to figure out how to take turns, work as a team and learn how to fit into a new environment! When the legendary school Bake Sale looms, the 3 must learn to work together for everyone to succeed!

Is there a Seniors’ Centre near your school? Do you have any events that students invite their grandparents to? We’d love to share this show with a mixed audience of Elementary students and Seniors!

Credits

Written by Josh Dalledonne and Bianca Miranda

Directed by Mieko Ouchi

Resources

Health and Safety: Social Awareness, Relationship Skills, conflict resolution, mentoring relationships, learning about and valuing diversity. Social Studies: appreciate the unique characteristics, interests, gifts, feelings, ideas and stories of others, demonstrate a willingness to share and cooperate. Language Arts: explore ideas and understand new concepts, share personal responses and develop own interpretations. Music/Drama: develop empathy through experiencing thoughts and feelings of other people and other cultures, as expressed through their stories.

Study Guide included.

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