The Very Last Green Thing Share

Opera Theatre presents The Very Last Green Thing

BY CARY JOHN FRANKLINthe-very-last-green-thing-real-tree-color AND MICHAEL PATRICK ALBANO

Journey to a classroom in the year 2413 where a group of students is raised and taught by an android. On a rare field trip “outside,” a shy and obedient child named Amy unexpectedly discovers the very last green thing on earth. Soon she must confront the truth and make important choices as the secrets of the past are uncovered.

School Performances
Monday, October 21 — Friday, October 25, 2013
9:30 A.M. & 11 A.M.

Public Performances
Saturday, October 26, 2013
10 A.M. & 11:30 A.M.

Recommended for Grades 2-8.

CHARACTERplus, Cooperating School Districts, and Opera Theatre have collaborated to bring your students an exciting opportunity. Visit the brand new Set Design “WebQuest” here.

View a copy of the study guide by clicking here.

View the libretto by clicking here.

View the program by clicking here.

Check out HEC-TV’s broadcast of the opera (including post-show discussion) by clicking here.

Presented in partnership with the Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Made possible in part with generous support from






Special thanks to production underwriters

Pi Beta Phi/
Sign of the Arrow


And to media sponsor