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Baghdad Zoo


Our Young Heroes series enters an exciting new chapter! As coalition forces invade Iraq in the hunt for Saddam, seven children take cover from the bombs under the kitchen table. Separated from their parents, Leyla, the oldest of the children, becomes responsible for their survival. It’s not long before the need to find food and water forces them out from under the table. As the story unfolds, the children find themselves taking refuge in the Baghdad Zoo, and are shocked to find the animals abandoned in their cages. Based on true events, this is a poignant story of remarkable courage and endurance as the children make the animal’s survival as important as their own.

Public Performances:
March 3 - 7pm
March 4 - 2pm
March 5 - 2pm

Sensory Friendly Performance:
March 4 - 4:30pm. Touch Tour begins at 4pm.
(SFP Tickets are Free)

School Show:
March 6 - 10am
Embassy Theatre
(Contact Embassy Theatre on how to obtain free tickets)

First Presbyterian Theatre
300 W. Wayne St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

$12/Child (18 & Younger)
$12/Senior (60+)
$12/Group (10 or more people) OR (260) 422-4226

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Event Schedules

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