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Jacqueline and the Beanstalk

40 minutes
Online
TCT on Tour

Girls are so often stereotyped, but Jacqueline will climb to great lengths to prove them all wrong! One upon a time, Jacqueline had a brother named Jack. The entire village thought Jack was so smart, strong and witty, but when the family ran out of money it was Jacqueline who used her brain to get them out of trouble. Follow Jackie up the beanstalk as she shatters stigma to discover it wasn’t because she was less capable, but because she was made to believe so. Now, she has the chance to prove her worth. Whether you are young or old, this fun and interactive one-woman show is important for everyone to see. Not because it’s unique, but because it’s not. It is the story of many girls.

Pick A Path is available for this production.

A Live Virtual TCT Talkback is also available for schools and venues booking this production.

Ages
4+
Grades
PreK-4
School Performances
Touring live through November 5, 2021 & April 18 - June 30, 2022. Digitally streaming now!
TCT on Tour
Touring live through November 5, 2021 & April 18 - June 30, 2022

What Critics Are Saying About the Show

"Just wanted to say thank you to Brandi Sherrill for an amazing performance at Sayler Park School today! She was such an amazing actress and the kids loved every minute of her “Jacquelines bean pies” performance . She’s such a talented woman ! She captivated the attention of the whole class and the teachers alike!"
— Alainna Sanregret, Sayler Park School
"It was fantastic. The students were engaged the entire time and loved the story. Thank you so much for providing this for us!"
— Rachel Kline, Music Teacher, Winton Hills Academy

Cast

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BRANDI LANGFORD-SHERRILL
All roles

BRANDI LANGFORD-SHERRILL

All roles
Brandi is a graduate of The School for Creative and Performing Arts. Currently, she is a TCT Resident Artist and Manager of TCT on Tour. Brandi has been with TCT since 2010 when she appeared on the MainStage during the 2010-11 and 2012-13 seasons. In 2013, she began touring with TCT on Tour, performing various roles including Coretta Scott King, Harriet Tubman and Maya Angelou. She recently appeared as Lois Lane in TCT’s MainStage production of SUPERMAN™ . Brandi resides in Cincinnati with her husband Michael and their three beautiful children Jordan, Tyson and Kennedi.

Credits

Written by Deondra Kamau Means.

Inspired by Jack and the Beanstalk and The Story of Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean.

Directed by Scott Hunt.

Show Resources

Study Guides
Jacqueline and the Beanstalk
Show Companion Activity Packet
Show Companion Activity Packet
Download PDF
Podcasts
Jacqueline and the Beanstalk edition

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, the nation’s oldest professional theatre for young audiences, invites the young (and young-at-heart) to take a peek behind the scenes of TCT with Audio Footlights. This episode features stage director, Scott Hunt, interviewing Brandi Langford-Sherrill, the actress who plays ALL of the characters in the TCT production of JACQUELINE AND THE BEANSTALK.

Buy Tickets for This Show

Public / Homeschool Offerings

Broadway On Demand

Watch at home! After purchase, you'll receive an email with access details. This rental lasts for 72 hours after first starting the program. Streaming September 29, 2021 - June 30, 2022.

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Pick-A-Path

Experience interactive components where viewers can “choose their own adventure” by making different choices along the way. Viewers direct the action of the play — including different twists and turns — which provides greater viewing interest and interactive engagement. (All leading to the same outcome, of course!) Once your purchase is complete, you will receive an email with instructions to view the production. Your code is good for endless views through end of day Sunday. Digitally streaming September 29 - June 30, 2022.

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School / Venue Offerings

Book the Live Show

Touring live through November 5, 2021 and April 18 - June 30, 2022.

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Broadway On Demand

Watch at your school or venue! After purchase, you'll receive an email with access details. This rental lasts for 72 hours after first starting the program. Digitally streaming via Broadway on Demand September 29 - June 30, 2022.

Buy Now
Pick-A-Path

Experience interactive components where viewers can “choose their own adventure” by making different choices along the way. Viewers direct the action of the play — including different twists and turns — which provides greater viewing interest and interactive engagement. (All leading to the same outcome, of course!) Once your purchase is complete, you will receive an email with instructions to view the production. Your code is good for endless views through end of day Sunday. Digitally streaming September 29 - June 30, 2022.

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Live Virtual Talkback

Schedule a Virtual Live Talkback with an actor or artist related to the show: Regardless of when your students watch the show, they can interact via web conferencing.

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