Kansas City Young Audiences Bring A Free Play, Miss Nelson Is Missing, to the Waldo Branch

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For Immediate Release:
September 14, 2012
Contact: Robert Butler
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Kansas City Young Audiences Bring A Free Play, Miss Nelson Is Missing, to the Waldo Branch

Miss Nelson Is Missing is a humorous tale of a teacher who must go to outrageous extremes to deal with the most horribly-behaved class in her school.

Now Harry Allard and James Marshall's perennially popular book for young readers comes to life in an interactive play performed by arts educator Andi Meyer on Saturday, September 15, at 2 p.m. at the Waldo Branch, 201 E. 75th St.

The performance is sponsored by Kansas City Young Audiences in celebration of National Arts In Education Week, authorized by the U.S. Congress to promote and showcase the role arts education has in producing engaged, successful, and college- and career-ready students.

Kansas City Young Audiences (www.kcya.org) was created in 1961 to bring classical music programs to area schools. Over the years it has expanded to deliver programs in all arts disciplines while managing the Arts Partners program and the Community School of the Arts.  Today it is the largest provider of arts programs in the Kansas City area and one of the largest members of the national Young Audience Arts for Learning network.

Admission is free. Guests may register to win $100 to be applied to the cost of an arts education performance for the school of their choice.