'Ellis, Island of Dreams'

'Ellis, Island of Dreams'

10 a.m. and 1 p.m., March 8, 2017 | Yardley Hall

$5 - $6 Individual Tickets


How far would you travel to find a better life?


Grades 4-12

From 1892 to 1924, Ellis Island was America's largest and most active immigration station, where over 12 million immigrants were processed. Follow the story of families' trials, heartbreak and triumphs. Their stories will evoke in your students an understanding that we are truly a nation of immigrants. "Ellis, Island of Dreams" book and lyrics by Debra Clinton. Music and additional lyrics by Jason Marks.

Schools should call the box office at 913-469-4445 to purchase tickets, priced at $5 or less. Email Angel Mercier to see if your school qualifies for funding to assist with tickets and buses.

Your destination is the Carlsen Center circle drive at JCCC, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS.

Show running time is 60 minutes, with no intermission.

Please arrive 30 minutes early to the Carlsen Center and allow ample time to find parking. Reserved parking in the lower west Carlsen Center garage near the JCCC College Boulevard main entrance.

No food or drinks in the theatres.

Large school groups receive priority seating. General public seating is on a first-come/first-seated basis in sections to be determined. An usher will escort you to your seating area.

Regardless of age, each person attending the performance must have a ticket; "lap tickets" for infants may be purchased at the box office, 913-469-4445.