{{alert.title}} - More Info

Banner photo for Waters of the Earth

MBT Wade Bennett King Education Series Presents:

Waters of the Earth

MBT Wade Bennett King Education Series Event

Directed by renowned movement theater artist James Donlon and performed by Boxtales Theatre Company, this imaginative production explores the rich folklore and mythology of seafaring peoples from all over the globe. The stories include Raven and the Man Who Sits on the Tide from the Northwest Native tradition; Sealskin Soulskin, an amalgamation of selkie (seal people) stories from the Inuit, Icelandic, Siberian, and Celtic traditions; Sinbad the Sailor from One Thousand and One Arabian Nights; and the Greek myth Dionysus and the Pirate Ship. Complementing these mythical tales is an introduction to the tradition of sea chanteys, songs sung by working sailors from the Irish, New England, and African American/Afro Caribbean traditions.

Core Audience: Grades K-6

Curriculum Connections: Theatre, Music, Communication, Social Studies (Pacific Northwest Native History, Greece, World Cultures, World Geography), Coast Salish Tribal Education, Language Arts (Literature-Based, Reading and Literacy), Science (Earth Science, Oceanography)

All Dates

  • Fri. May 13th, 2016 10:00 AM
  • Fri. May 13th, 2016 12:15 PM

Related files

Box Office Hours:

Monday through Friday, 10 am to show time. If there is no show, the office closes at 6:00 pm.
On weekends, the office opens 2 hours prior to show time

Special Services:

Wheelchair accessible seats are available through the Ticket Office. The Theatre is not equipped with elevators or escalators. Assisted listening devices or earplugs can be picked up at the complimentary coat check located inside the main doors. Ask an usher to obtain a booster cushion for small children. All services are subject to availability.


All sales are final. Please check your order thoroughly before making your purchase. MBT Members can exchange the value of their tickets for another MBT-presented show of equal value. Tickets must be returned to the Ticket Office before the show for an exchange. Tickets can be donated back to the Theatre at least 24 hours before the show as a tax deductable contribution.

Get with the Program

Join our newsletter and follow us on social media for access to discounts and Featured Promotions.

Follow us: