New play transports kids to ancient Egypt for manners lesson

At Lee Road’s Kultivation Theater, ancient Egypt comes to life through magic, music and dance in a new play that encourages children and families to remember their manners. "Ma'at Is Missing: Deciphering Manners," written and directed by Kulture Kids' Robin Pease, invites audiences to journey with a bumbling archaeologist in search of Ma'at, an Egyptian symbol of civility, compassion and respect.

The play opens at Kultivation Theater, 2134 Lee Road in Cleveland Heights, on Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. Opening night audiences are invited to a family-friendly post-show reception in the lobby. Additional performances are Aug. 22, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Aug. 23, at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at and include a pre-show family arts workshop.

Founded in 1999 in Cleveland Heights, Kulture Kids is a nonprofit dedicated to fostering arts-integrated learning and cultural awareness, bringing interactive educational experiences to theaters, schools and community organizations throughout Northeast Ohio and across the country.

Kulture Kids is funded by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, The George Gund Foundation and The Ohio Arts Council.

Sarah Pease-Kerr

Sarah Pease-Kerr is a writer, educator, and theater enthusiast from Cleveland Heights. She works as the dramaturge and literary manager at Kulture Kids.

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 10:40 AM, 07.31.2015