Guys! CATCO has another show running this weekend and we’re heading on Sunday afternoon with the entire family. Bring out the family and join us for what looks to be a very entertaining show.
If you can’t make it out with us on Sunday, the show us running up through March 12th.
About the Show:
Penny loves books and has just discovered a new one about cowgirls! With her best friends, Cassandra and Jackie, she’s determined to become the best cowgirl EVER. The problem is she doesn’t have one of the most important things a cowgirl needs: a horse. She’s undeterred from this setback and sets out to the zoo to find a viable replacement.
Check out the Cowgirls Don’t Ride Zebras playguide! It has great background info, plus activities for before and after the show.
About the Playwright:
The playwright, Chris Leyva, lives in Columbus, Ohio! He’s originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico. He received an M.F.A. from the Playwrights Workshop at
The University of Iowa and a B.A. in Directing from Coe College. His play, Cowgirls Don’t Ride Zebras will premiere in March 2017 as part CATCO is Kids 2016-2017 season. He was the 2013/2014 recipient of the CATCO is Theatre and Greater Columbus Arts Council Playwright Fellowship with his play Books & Bridges, which was also a Semi-Finalist for the 2015 Trustus Playwrights Festival in Columbia, South Carolina. His play, Persephone Uncut, was commissioned and performed by Columbus School for Girls in October 2015. Chris has written numerous plays that have been finalists in drama festivals and competitions. Chris is a husband, father, and cartoon connoisseur. He has a day job and a podcast called “Writers Get Animated.” Chris is also the author and illustrator of the children’s book Cowgirls Don’t Ride Zebras.
This show is approximately 45 minutes with no intermission. We’ll meet right outside the theater.