This performance is part of the Krannert Center Youth Series, school-day performances for public, private, and home schools, grades PreK-12.
Young Emil catches a train to visit family, but something valuable is stolen from him, and Emil ends up alone in the big city, lost and rather desperate. A group of quick-thinking and resourceful children rallies around, and the thief soon discovers Emil was not such an easy target. Can a bunch of kids work together to uncover and outsmart the criminal?
Emil and the Detectives is a journey about exploration and self-discovery, the value of friendships and taking risks, and the empowerment of young people.
Connects to Illinois Learning Standards in Fine Arts, Social/Emotional Learning, and Science.
Recommended for grades 3-6.
Performance length: 60 minutes
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