Harry has everything a little white dog with black spots could want. There’s just one problem: he hates taking baths. He hates them so much, in fact, that one morning he runs away. After a wonderful day spent playing in the dirt, Harry gets so grubby that he turns into a little black dog with white spots… and returns home to find that his family doesn’t recognize him!
ArtsPower’s funny and fast-paced musical, based on the classic book by Gene Zion with illustrations by Margaret Bloy Graham, captures both the whimsical humor and touching dedication to family found in Harry’s story.
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Grades: K - 2
Performance: 55 minutes
Curriculum connections: Family Relationships, Language/Communication Skills, Literature-Based, Musical, Values-Based
Credit: Based on the book, “Harry the Dirty Dog.” Written by Gene Zion and illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham. Copyright © 1956. Published by Harper Collins, New York, NY. Presented under a special agreement. All rights reserved.
“Harry the Dirty Dog” was really great! Your stage manager was easy to work with and the cast was very enthusiastic. All around, it was a very pleasant experience. I hope we have the chance sometime to once again work together.
Just wanted to let you know that “Harry the Dirty Dog” was a crowd favorite, as always!
“Harry the Dirty Dog” was wonderful! Your cast and crew worked so professionally with our staff for load-in and load-out! Our house was full, and they all came out smiling and bouncing and clearly charmed by Harry!
Thank you! “Harry the Dirty Dog” was a great show and loved by our schools and families!