VP 2004 All I Need Kindergarten

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Based on the book by Robert Fulghum
Conceived & Adapted by Ernest Zulia
Music & Lyrics by David Caldwell
Directed by: Wes Skinner
Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois
Originally developed at Mill Mountain Theatre, Roanoke, Va., Jere Hodgin, Producing Artistic Director

All I Really Need to Know I learned in Kindergarten


The Production includes material from Robert Fuglhum’s books:

  • All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
  • It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It
  • Uh-Oh
  • Maybe, Maybe Not
  • From Beginning to End

Run of Show

“All I Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” ran Sept. 10-25, 2004, Thursday through Saturday at 8:00pm, second Sunday at 2:00pm
Ticket Information


The inspiring writings of one of America’s most popular and beloved authors take to the stage in a musical show that celebrates life’s simpler moments and captures the hopes and fears, joys and sorrows, of everyday living.


The Program for this show: All I Need To Know (.pdf) (Requires Adobe Reader)

The People …

Leading Roles
in order of appearance

Dave David R. Dysard
Bill Bill Lancz
Sara Sara Ledzianowski
Megan Megan Ray
Matt Matt Richardson
Narrator Joanne Toth

Production Staff

Director Wes Skinner
Musical Director & Pianist Debbie Wlordarski
Producer Paige Price
Set Design Wes Skinner
Stage Manager Joanne Toth
Lighting and Sound Design Dan Finkel
Light, Sound & Stage Crew Bo Durham, Marc Malley, Debbie Marinik, Angela Metcalf, Deanne Miller, Alex Read & Bob Smith
Set Construction Ted Arvanitis, Steve Mierzejewski & Bob Smith
Scenic Art Laura Ahrens, Jake Gordy, Paige Price & Wes Skinner
Costumes Sondra Henry
Program Laura Ahrens, Jake Gordy & Frank Venda
House Manager Ann Veasey
Box Office Ann Veasey
Box Office Staff Kimberly Bruggemann, Darlene Hatfield, Sue Holliger, Joe & Carol Kwiatkowski, John Farnham Scott, Rita Stubinski, Roger Whitmore & Judy Wiederhold
Program Printing The Copy Center
Cast Photography Frank Venda

The Show!

 Act I

Yes! Of Course I Can!
The Kindergarten Song
Hide and Seek
Larry Walters Flies
Charles Boyer
Donnie the Leaf Raker
The Stuff in the Sink
Problems and Inconveniences
The Bench
Reflect the Light

Act II

Fathers and Sons
Showdown in Grand Junction
The Briefcase
Christmas/Valentine’s Day
Geek Dancing
A Tomb with a View
Are There Any Questions
Reflect the Light (reprise)