NEWS: Plan-B's world premiere of RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN. for grades K-3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
PLAN-B THEATRE PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN. BY ELAINE JARVIK
OUR 5 TH ANNUAL FREE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TOUR
WHICH INCLUDES SEVEN PUBLIC PERFORMANCES
Five-year- old JJ (who has lots of questions) and eight-year- old Izzy (a
know-it- all who doesn’t know it all) are siblings who have recently lost their
grandmother. They embark on a funny and touching hero’s journey to try to
make sense of loss, grief, death and life. From the author of MARRY
CHRISTMAS and BASED ON A TRUE STORY.
Featuring Ashley Marian Ramos as Izzy and Benjamin Young as JJ.
Designed by Aaron Swenson.
Directed by Cheryl Cluff.
RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN. runs 35 minutes, including a brief post-
show discussion. The play was crreated specifically for grades K-3 and their
teachers and families and is accessible to 4-year- olds. Developed in
partnership with The Sharing Place and funded in part by an Art Works
grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
REPERTORY DANCE THEATRE’S RING AROUND THE ROSE SERIES
PERFORMANCE ($5)*
Saturday, October 14, 11am – Black Box Theatre, Rose Wagner Performing
Arts Center
PUBLIC PERFORMANCES AT CITY LIBRARY BRANCHES (FREE, NO
TICKETS REQUIRED)
Thursday, October 19, 2pm – Main Library Story Room
Friday, October 20, 2pm – Glendale Branch
Saturday, November 4, 11am – Sweet Branch
Saturday, November 11, 11am – Chapman Branch
Saturday, November 18, 11am – Marmalade Branch
Saturday, November 18, 2pm – Anderson-Foothill Branch
FREE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TOUR
Plan-B’s Free Elementary School Tour will serve 15,000 K-3 students at 40
schools in 10 counties – from Weber in the north to Garfield in the south –
from October 13-November 17, 2017.
The Tour provides free, in-school performance, exposing elementary
students to live theatre—many for the first time—and encourages pre­ and

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Jerry Rapier
Artistic Director
Cheryl Ann Cluff
Managing Director

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Jesse Nix
President
Tami Marquardt
Vice President
Kay Shean
Secretary
Brian Doughty
Treasurer
Benjamin Brown
Rebecca Chavez-Houck
Rick Pollock

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unique and socially conscious
theatre by Utah playwrights.

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post­show discussion of complex issues, leading to greater discussion
between students and their friends and families. The ultimate goal is greater
civic engagement.
MORE INFORMATION AND TICKETS*
planbtheatre.org/rscm

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