Dallas Children's Theater
Diary of a Worm, a Spider, and a Fly
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Joan Cushing
Adapted from the Diary of a Worm series by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss, © 2011 Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss
By special arrangement with Pippin Properties, Inc., and Gurman Agency LLC
This coolest-ever rock-and-roll romp of three unlikely friends captures the droll humor and whimsy of the picture book series written by Penn State alumna Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Harry Bliss. Insects rule in the diaries of unlikely best friends Worm, Spider, and Fly. Worm eats his homework, Fly believes she has superpowers, and Spider can’t wait to grow up and molt.
Promoting eco-consciousness, earth science, and tolerance of others, Diary of a Worm, a Spider, and a Fly—with book, music, and lyrics by Joan Cushing—is a joyful and hip musical exploration of the world outside. Audience members might just find that a bug’s life is not all that different from their own.
“The raucous, joyous show rapping spiritedly at Dallas Children’s Theater offers an intoxicating mix of educational and entertainment fare …,” writes a Dallas Morning News reviewer. “It’s a memorable biology lesson and uplifting message for kids seeking their own special role in the world.”
The National Endowment for the Arts designated Dallas Children’s Theater, named by Time as one of the top five children’s theatre companies in the United States, as an American Masterpieces Touring Artist.
support provided by
McQuaide Blasko Endowment