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The Peanutman: A Visit from George Washington Carver at Riverside Dinner Theatre

Date

Jan 21, 2017 03:30 PM to Apr 01, 2017 02:30 PM

Contact

(540) 370-4300

Address

The Peanutman: A Visit from George Washington Carver at Riverside Dinner Theatre

95 Riverside Parkway

Fredericksburg VA 22406

Description

This entertaining biography of George Washington Carver spotlights his determination and curiosity as a botanist and prolific inventor. As the play opens, Henry, an inattentive student, must prepare a report on George Washington Carver. Miraculously, Carver steps out of a reference book and takes Henry on a tour of his astounding life. Along the way, Carver reveals the forces that motivated him and demonstrates the advancements he created for others. The play also examines the racism and bigotry Carver encountered and his methods for overcoming them. In the end, Henry is inspired by a special keepsake from George Washington Carver himself. Audience participation will spark the enthusiasm and interest of children of all ages. 

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