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24th Street Theatre's 'Saturday Explorer Series' for young audiences goes virtual in May

24th Street Theatre's "Saturday Explorer Series" for young audiences returns with four live, virtual performances featuring professional storytellers who share tales from around the globe.

Streaming live:

• Saturday, May 1 at 12:30 p.m. PT / 3:30 p.m. ET:

Modern-day griot, storyteller and Renaissance man Al Bostick shares two stories from African Akan folklore including "Anansi Collects the World's Wisdom" and "How Anansi the Spider Received the Sky-God's Stories."

• Saturday, May 8 at 12:30 p.m. PT / 3:30 p.m. ET:

Santino Jimenez tells Morning Stories with My Abuelo, "The Day It Snowed Tortillas" and "Juan Cigarron," in both English and Spanish.

• Saturday, May 15 at 12:30 p.m. PT / 3:30 p.m. ET:

Bennett Schneider presents Love and Magic, two tales from Oscar Wilde about the magic made by love and compassion, and the love made possible by magic.

• Saturday, May 22 at 12:30 p.m. PT / 3:30 p.m. ET:

Shivani Thakkar's Mythology, Magic, and Miracles, excerpted from India's Ramayana, is a story of great love, enchanted forests, an epic war and the birth of the Indian New Year celebration.

TICKET PRICE: $10 per show for the entire household, or all four shows for $24

HOW: Reservations at

OTHER: Appropriate for all ages, best enjoyed by kids 6-10 and their families


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