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“Dragons Love Tacos and Other Stories” Live at The State Theatre of Ithaca December 2nd!

The Tompkins Trust Company and the CSP Management Family series continues with a musical revue of beloved contemporary children’s books: Dragons Love Taco’s and Other Stories on December 2nd at 2:00pm.

Dragons love all sorts of tacos—except spicy ones! When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party, red-hot trouble ensues. In their newest musical revue, Theatreworks USA rocks out with a rollicking interpretation of Dragons Love Tacos and four other beloved children’s books: Interrupting Chicken, The Dot, Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride, Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Days. This show will make you laugh until will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose!

Recommended Age: Grades K through 5.

Tickets for Dragons Love Tacos and Other Stories are only $12 for Adults, $10 for students and seniors and $8 for children. Tickets are available through the State Theatre Box Office at 105 W. State/MLK Jr. St., by calling 607-277-8283, or online at  This show is a part of the Tompkins Trust Company and CSP Management Family Series and is sponsored by The Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca, Viva Taqueria & Cantina, Northeast Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, and The Family Reading Partnership is the Community Partner.

State Theatre of Ithaca Inc. is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that owns and operates Tompkins County’s last remaining historic theatre. Their mission is to enhance the cultural life of Ithaca and the Finger Lakes by preserving, operating and promoting the historic State Theatre as an active venue for national, international and community performances and programming. Over 50,000 people will attend events there during the 2018/19 season.

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  • Just read “Dragons Love Tacos and Other Stories” with my son and oh boy did he laugh! Good author.

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