Poetry in Performance

Weinmann Auditorium
Poetry in Performance is a presentation of the 6th grade Drama classes and their work exploring verse. Students perform a variety of pieces solo, in duets or trios, and together as a class. The selections range from classics by Longfellow, Whitman, and Poe, to contemporary poems by Lawrence Felinghetti, Joy Harjo, and Mary Oliver. There's even some Dr. Seuss thrown in to keep things playful. Each performance is unique, so catch them both if you can. The show starts at 4:00 p.m. and runs approximately 40 minutes. All are welcome.
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300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005 (504) 837-5204
Established in 1929, Metairie Park Country Day School is a coed private school for New Orleans area students in early childhood through Grade 12. From the elementary grades through upper school, the care and cultivation of each child comes to life in our exciting academic program, creative arts, and competitive athletic offerings.

Country Day accepts qualified students without regard to race, color, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national, or ethnic origin.