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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
Public Performances
Digitally Streaming and Pick a Path: Through August 31, 2021
School Performances
Digitally Streaming and Pick a Path: Through August 31, 2021

What Critics Are Saying About the Show

"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
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.