(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The University of Central Missouri’s Performing Art Series recently announced that the PBS KIDS television show, “Sid the Science Kid,” is coming to Warrensburg as Jim Henson’s “Sid the Science Kid—LIVE!”.
The production is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the University of Central Missouri’s Hendricks Hall and is sponsored by KMOS-TV.
Sid, the star of the show, is joined by his cohorts May, Gabriela and Gerald as they discover the excitement and curiosities of the world. In the production, Sid and his friends set off on a day of excitement and adventure, asking curious questions and finding cool answers. Teacher Susie will be there to keep the music flowing, as the characters interact with the audience.
“Sid The Science Kid—LIVE!” was created for the stage by Michael Lewis, veteran Broadway performer and producer of “ImaginOcean”; John Tartaglia, Tony Award-nominated actor and creator and writer of “ImaginOcean”; and The Jim Henson Company. The live show is produced by the Mills Entertainment professional theatre company of New York.
The television series is an educational animated show produced by The Jim Henson Company for PBS KIDS. It uses comedy and music to promote exploration, discovery and science readiness among preschoolers. The program debuted on Sept. 1, 2008, and has since been honored with five Emmy nominations and multiple awards including the most recent CINE Golden Eagle Award.
Financial assistance for this PAS presentation was provided by the Missouri Arts Council.
Tickets are available and at PAS box office in Administration Room 100, online at ucmpas.com, by calling 660-543-8888, or at the box office one hour prior to performance.