IT'S RAINING TAMALES!
ABOUT THE SHOW
Artwork by Christopher Michaels
It's Raining Tamales! premiered at the Schenectady Theater for Children in upstate NY, and toured Capital District schools and libraries throughout Spring 2011.
Due to demand, the show was brought back in Fall 2011, and was later revived and toured again in 2015.
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
It's Raining Tamales! won third prize in the Jackie White Memorial National Children's Play Writing Contest and was a finalist for the Mountain Playhouse International Comedy Playwriting Competition.
Please visit YouthPLAYS for more information on licensing your own production or for a perusal script.
Here's what kids in K-5 audiences have to say:
"I think it was the best play I ever saw."
"... [I]t was funny and amazing. It was a show I'll never forget."
"Thank you for the show!!!!!!"
"My favorite part is when Hector went to school. I liked the show a lot."
"I love the play. It was really good. My favorite part was the cat. I love the cat. The cat was so funny. I really enjoyed the play."
"If you are considering a musical production for your company, I highly recommend 'It’s Raining Tamales!'. While our target audience is elementary school children, 'It’s Raining Tamales!' provides fun for all ages in its delightfully witty script and lyrics, and its wonderful music. Children, older siblings, parents, teachers and grandparents, everyone has enjoyed the experience. Ms. Goldstein Grant is a truly talented writer and 'It’s Raining Tamales!' is one of her best!"
Schenectady Theater for Children