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Dragons Love Tacos and Other Stories

Rochester Opera House

31 Wakefield Street
Rochester, NH 03867

Phone: (603) 335-1992
Website: Click to Visit
Five favorite contemporary children's books leap off the shelf and onto the stage in Dragons Love Tacos, a brand-new musical revue by Theatreworks USA, America's leading touring theater for young people. Recommended for grades K-5, the show is about one hour in length.
Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature Based, Music, Relationships and Family.

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin, illustrated by Daniel Salmieri
Dragons love all sorts of tacos - except spicy ones!  When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party , red-hot trouble ensues.

Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
It's bedtime for the little red chicken.  Papa is going to read her a story, but the chicken can't help interrupting.  Will the chicken ever get to sleep?

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds
A story about the creative spirit in all of us. Vashti can't draw.  Then her teacher says, "Just make a mark and see where it takes you."  Vashti discovers she is an artist, after all.

Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride by Kate DiCamillo, Illustrated by Chris Van Dusen
Mercy, a porcine wonder, and Mr. Watson go for a ride every Saturday in Mr. Watson's automobile.  But one Saturday, guess who winds up behind the wheel?

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Days by Erica Silverman, painted by Betsy Lewin
Yee Haw! Cowgirl Kate and her loyal horse Cocoa are the perfect pair. They do everything together, until school is in session - and horses are not allowed!

Approximate Running Time: 50 Minutes
Recommended Ages: Grades K through 5
Dates and Times:
​Thursday, May 23 (10am)
Thursday, May 23 (12pm)

This show runs for 60 minutes and is best suited for students K-5. For ticket reservations, contact Martha Fowler at (603) 332-2211 or Tickets are $7 and every 16th ticket is free. We'll need the number of seats (including students, teachers, and chaperones), grades attending, and any special seating needs.

Thursday, 23 May, 2019


Phone: (603) 332-2211
Website: Click to Visit