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School Performance: Cahoots NI: Shh! We have a plan! (KCYS)

This performance is part of the Krannert Center Youth Series, school-day performances for public, private, and home schools, grades PreK-12.

This magical and memorable troupe from Belfast, Northern Ireland, first delighted KCYS audiences in 2016 with the coming-of-age tale of three little birds in its production of Egg. Its latest show to hatch is the delightful Shh! We Have a Plan, based on the Chris Haughton book of the same name. Youngsters will be entranced by the journey of three intrepid and rather madcap characters who each have the perfect plan to capture a beautiful bird perched high in a tree. Where will it all end? Follow along on Cahoots NI’s enchanting adventure—filled with music, pantomime, and puppetry—to see if perhaps freedom and kindness win out over getting what you want!

Connects to Illinois Learning Standards in Fine Arts, Social/Emotional Learning, and Science.

Recommended for grades PreK-3
Performance length: 40 minutes

Patron Co-sponsors

  • Susan & Michael Haney
  • Brenda & Stephen Pacey
    • Anonymous

    Campaign for Young Audiences

    • Phyllis & Kyle Robeson, Lead Sponsors
    • In Memory of Mary Ellen Wonderlin
    • Susan & Michael Haney
    • Gertrude Brokaw McCloy Endowment
    • Dr. Donna Murray Tiedge & Robert Tiedge
    • Anonymous
    • JSM

    Youth Series Programming

    • Ann H. Bender Youth Series Endowment
    • Leslie & Gary Mason
    • Brenda & Stephen Pacey
    • Jill & James Quisenberry
    • Prudence & Bernard Spodek
    • The Susan Sargeant McDonald Endowed Fund for Youth Programming (Suzi was the founder/developer of the Krannert Center Youth Series)
    • Anne & David Sharpe
    • In Memory of Charles R. & Valeria Novak Taylor
    • UpClose Marketing & Printing
    • Illinois Arts Council
    • National Endowment for the Arts

    Krannert Center thanks our Youth Series sponsors—performances at the Center could not happen without their support. We hope you will consider joining them, to ensure Krannert Center’s vibrancy now and for generations to come. Learn more about supporting the Youth Series »