School Show: Dragons Love Tacos & Other Stories

Dragons Love Tacos & Other Stories

by TheatreworksUSA

Grades PK-3

It’s a musical trip through five contemporary literary favorites! Dragons love all sorts of tacos—except spicy ones! When a boy throws his dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party, red-hot trouble ensues. Other stories include: Interrupting Chicken, The Dot, Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride, and Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Days.

Common Core Content Standards Easily Applied in Your Classroom

  • K.RL.9: With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
  • 1.RL.6: Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.
  • 2.RL.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

Lesson Plan Idea

Students draw a book cover for a tale of a real or imaginary animal with their creature’s favorite human food.

Art Talks: Free Guided Tours of the Sculpture Garden

Extend your field trip by touring our Sculpture Garden with a specially trained docent! Our current exhibition, Harmonies: Kati Casida, Catherine Daley, and Jann Nunn, features three highly acclaimed Bay Area sculptors. Join us with a group of up to 100 people for a walking tour through these unique works. Tours begin 15 minutes after school shows and last approximately 20 minutes. Advanced registration is required. Sign up using the application available online, or email Chrystie Prokopakis for more information.


  • Find materials for every show, policies, and more resources here.
  • To contact us, email Chrystie Prokopakis, School & Family Coordinator, or call 707.800.7504.

Event Information

Friday, March 1, 2019
9:30 am & 11:30 am
60 minutes

Both performances sold out!

Use the Online Order Application to be added to the 9:30 am or 11:30 am wait list.

Set the Stage

Prepare your students for their trip to the theater with these free resource materials.

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