When my youngest son was in Kindergarten, he brought home a book from the school library. It was the retelling of a Japanese folktale about a hero. When we read it that night, I was surprised that my little 5-year-old wiggle-wart listened with great interest to the entire book that had very few pictures. Then it occurred to me that this story would make a great Children's Theater piece.
Tom Thumb because the parents got him in a very unusual way. And Jackie Chan because he defended his village against the evil demons by using Martial Arts.
Jackie Chan was a popular movie actor at the time who was known for his impossible martial arts stunts.
That was all it took to hook the boys. They got on board right away.
Enjoy "Momotaro, a Tale of Bravery."