Being a 10 year-old kid is kind of a pain. Having an older sister is really a pain. Being afraid of everything is… well, just plain painful! Sheila Tubman, otherwise known as Sheila the Great, comes of age in ArtsPower’s lively and poignant musical, based on Judy Blume’s popular novel, about discovering the person within.

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2020-2021 Season
Type: Musical
Grades: 2 - 6
Performance: 55 minutes
Curriculum connections: Family Relationships, Language/Communication Skills, Literature-Based, Values-Based
Credit: Based on the book, “Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great.” Written by Judy Blume. Copyright © 1972. Published by Penguin Books, Ltd., New York, NY. Presented under a special agreement. All rights reserved.

The cast, stage manager, and production of “Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great” were great!

Julie Rowe, Director of Education, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Jupiter, FL

“Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great” went very well. Both students and teachers were very complimentary of the performances. In our Southern vernacular, your performers did you proud!

Lois Lawson, Arts in Education Coordinator, Ivy and Stone Council for the Arts, Summersville, WV

Our students and teachers really enjoyed “Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great.” The ArtsPower crew was so easy to work with.

Mary Hendershot, Executive Director, Monroe Area Council for the Arts, Madisonville, TN

“Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great” was outstanding. The pleasure was all ours, and I look forward to working with your terrific company again.

Joel Lisi, Program Manager, David A. Straz, Jr. Center, Tampa, FL