A Little Potato and Hard to Peel

Artist: David Harrell

Type: Performances / Assembly

Program Availability: In-Person, Virtual, On-Demand

  • A Little Potato and Hard to Peel by David Harrell
  • A Little Potato and Hard to Peel by David Harrell


This is a universal story about a not so ordinary life. In this warm, smart, and engaging autobiographical program, David Harrell delivers a hilarious and insightful look at living with a disability. Through his journey we all learn to not let the challenges or circumstances of our lives peel away the core of our humanity.

For a K-8 school, pair this program with The Boy Who Would Be Captain Hook for K-2.

Available March 18-22, 2024

Program options:

In-Person •Virtual (Live Streaming) • On-Demand (Prerecorded)

Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.)

Price & Info


Assembly Price: $935

Assembly Two-in-a-Row Price: $1,480

Additional Fees: In-Person Program Travel Fee - $95 per day; Virtual Program Technology Fee - $45; (On-Demand programs are not charged travel or tech fees)


Audience Limit: 250 (grades 3-6 or 6-8)

Program Length: 45 min.

Appropriate For Grade(s): 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th



Arts Appreciation Month

Character Education Month

National Arts & Humanities Month

Universal Human Rights Month

Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

Character Education

English Language Arts

Visual & Performing Arts


Technical Requirements

30 minutes to set up. Artist brings a wireless mic and plugs into the school sound system. Please provide 3 or 4 armless chairs.