Call of the Wild: Illustrated Edition
Part of the Peace Passport Field Trip Series
Peace Center presents Theatre Heroes' production of Call of the Wild: Illustrated Edition, an original adaptation (by Jason Tremblay) of Jack London’s classic adventure novel. This multi-media adventure tells the story of Buck the dog as he is kidnapped from his lavish California estate and sent to work as a sled dog during the great Klondike Gold Rush of the 1800s, embodying themes of endurance and survival. The production features 180-degree projection that surrounds the performer providing scenic, artistic, and historical context thought a unique mix of classic illustrations from the book’s first edition, period photographs, and contemporary drawings and animation by Michael Rae.
Recommended Grade Levels: 3-8