All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten


The Austin High School theatre department invites you to a faculty production of Robert FulgHum's book, "All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten". The production is being performed by 30+ faculty members and administrators while the students serve as designers, technicians, costumers and more.

Based on Robert Fulghum's best-selling books, Kindergarten takes a funny, insightful, heartwarming look at what is profound in everyday life. This tightly woven adaptation has earned standing ovations from Singapore to Prague— from L.A. to D.C. It's an evening of theatrical storytelling in revue format, with monologues, dialogues, and multiple voice narration, enhanced through the use of live piano underscoring, which provides fluidity, charm, and emotional texture, and seven optional original songs.

The delightful stories feature colorful characters such as:

  • a shy little boy who insists on playing the "pig" in his class production of Cinderella and steals the show;
  • a man whose dream of flying carries him high over Los Angeles—in a lawn chair buoyed by surplus weather balloons;
  • a "mother of the bride" who's staged a perfect wedding—until the bowling ball of fate rolls down the aisle;
  • and a modern-day Greek philosopher who finds the meaning of life in a piece of broken mirror from World War II.

These stories celebrate our very existence, from the whimsy of childhood to the wisdom of old age. 

Performance Dates and Times:

  • September 29 at 2 p.m. 
  • September 30 at 7 p.m.

Admission: $5 per person

For more information, contact Annie Dragoo at 512-414-7311.