April 15, 2023 – April 19, 2023 all-day

Family Weekend Performance Dates: April 15-16, 2023 

School Day Matinee Dates: April 11-19, 2023 

Touring Dates: February 14 - May 12, 2023 

The winds blow, the fireflies glow, and a trickster spider knows just how to get what he wants. But will Anansi stick to his embellished stories of adventure and danger or will he discover that the truth may serve him better? Help the African savannah come to life in this interactive tale adapted for the stage by LCT’s Jeremy Kisling.

Written by Jeremy Kisling 
Based on the traditional Anansi Tales 

Best enjoyed by ages 6 and up 

Location: The LCT Main Stage and On Tour

Length of Show: Approximately 1 hour long 

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Family Weekend Performance Info

Saturday, April 152:00pm & 7:00pm* (*the 7:00pm show is Pay What You Will)
Sunday, April 162:00pm & 4:30pm^ (^the 4:30pm show is Sensory Friendly)

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*To reserve Pay What You Will tickets in advance of a show, call our Box Office at 859.254.4546 x245

School Day Matinee Info

Tuesday-Friday, April 11-14 
Tuesday-Wednesday, April 18-19 
10:00am & 11:45am

Recommended for – 1st-5th grade 
Curricular ConnectionsAfrican/Caribbean Folklore, Trickster Tales, Honesty 

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In-School Performance Info

Anansi the Spider is also available to travel to your school or venue as part of LCT's Professional Touring Company. It travels with its partner show for grades 3rd-8th, The Legend of John Henry, from February 14 - May 12, 2023. Learn more at the link below!

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