Toured Ontario Schools April to May 2016
For Grades K to 3
Based on the book by Chieri Uegaki & Qin Leng (Kids Can Press)
Adapted for the stage by Jessica Carmichael
Hana Hashimoto has signed up to play violin for a talent show at her school. Problem is- she just started lessons. Her brother thinks she’ll be a disaster! Inspired by her Grandfather in Japan, Hana practices every day leading up to the big show. The Talent Show arrives and Hana is overcome with nerves. She calls upon the connection to her Grandfather and her own imagination to help.
Perseverance, Self-Expression & Identity, Imagination, Intergenerational Relationships, Friendship, Social Studies, Music