Thursday's Children
an original musical
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The production is co-sponsored by the State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI), and will be presented as part of SHSI's History Through The Arts educational program.


Thanks to our Project Sponsors:

U.S. District Court
For the Southern District of Iowa
This project supported in part by a grant from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. This project is supported by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The views and opinions expressed by this program do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities Iowa or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Many thanks to the Court for its support of this project and its ongoing support of the History Through The Arts Program.  In addition to its generous contribution, the Court also provides faciiltators for History Through The Arts mock trial workshops, and guest speakers for educational panels and events.
American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa Ahlers & Conney logo
The ACLU-IA (formerly the Iowa Civil Liberties Union) was an integral part of getting the Tinker lawsuit to the courts. In addition to making a generous contribution to the project, representatives from the organization will be part of some of the project’s educational events. This project is supported in part by a generous  contribution from Principal Financial Group. This project is supported by a grant from the MetLife Creative Connections Meet The Composer program.
Special Thanks to the legal firm of Alhers & Cooney,
P. C. for its generous support of this project.
    Many thanks to Cityview for its in-kind media sposnorship  

Corporate/Business Sponsorships
If you own a business or work for a company or law firm that might be intersted in becoming a sponsor, you can Download a copy of the Sponsorship Package.

Playbill Advertising
You can also purchase an ad for your business in the Thursday’s Children playbill. For information on advertising specifications and rates, please call Unexpected Company at 515-288-9163, or send an e-mail to


Thanks also to our other Project Partners:


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