Posts filed under: Family Series

The Magic Toyshop

December 8 – January 6

Book and lyrics by Patricia Clapp and Dyanne Earley

Music by Kevin Stites

 

When the Master Toymaker sprinkles a touch of Magic Doll Dust on the wonderful dolls he has made, they come to life in a surprising way. They realize how unusual they are when they find they can walk, talk and breathe. The Master Toymaker realizes it too, and decides he does not want to sell them. They are too wonderful to be “mussed, crushed and handled” by loving children. The dolls, however, take the opposite view. Dolls are meant to be loved, and these dolls don’t want to miss anything. With the aid of an unusual customer who visits the toy shop, and additional aid from the audience, the dolls achieve their desire to be given to children at Christmas. A happy holiday musical which involves everyone.

 

Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00

December 20, 21, 27 & 28 at 4:00

December 24 at 1:00

 

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

 

Little Women

November 3 – December 2

No performance November 4th

by Peter Clapham

Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott

 

The story of Little Women, Louisa M. Alcott’s famous novel, is so well known and so well loved that it is hardly surprising that many attempts have been made to portray its characters upon the stage. None has yet been so successful, however, as this brilliant dramatization by Peter Clapham. The structure of the play faithfully covers that of the novel, interweaving the lives of the March girls, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, and Laurie, the boy next door, as they grow up happily together.

 

 

Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00

 

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

 

 

 

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

September  22 – October 28

By Kathryn Shultz Miller

Adapted from the story by Washington Irving

 

Here is the spooky classic story by Washington Irving, presented with all the thrills, chills and laughs that keep audiences on the edge of their seats. The storybook tale revolves around the main characters—the bumbling, awkward schoolteacher, Ichabod, the coquettish Katrina and Ichabod’s brutish rival, Brom Bones. As much fun as the play presents, it saves the best for last—the ride of the headless horseman. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is an exciting family entertainment.

 

 

 

Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00

 

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

The Boy Who Stole the Stars

August 11 – September 8

by Julian Wiles

 

 

“It steals the audience and steals hearts,” wrote a critic when this warm and moving play opened at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina. A young boy discovers his grandfather is dying. The old man’s behavior is different; he’s short-tempered and no longer tells his wonderful stories. The boy enlists the grandfather’s aid in helping him with a school project—counting the stars. Their togetherness seems to renew the old man’s interest and he begins telling stories, one of them about the dragon in the sky. The dragon, he explains, is there to guard the stars. An old legend says that should the stars be returned to earth; it would mean a new paradise with no unhappiness, no death. Hearing this, the boy goes off to slay the dragon and return the stars to earth, seeking a means of keeping his grandfather from dying.

 

Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

Mary Poppins JR.

July 14 – August 5

A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers
and the Walt Disney Film
Original Music and Lyrics by
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Book by
Julian Fellowes
New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by
George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
Co-Created by
Cameron Mackintosh
The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family members how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren’t the only ones upon whom she has a profound effect. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that “Anything can happen if you let it.”
Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00

101 Dalmations KIDS

June 23 – July 8

Music and Lyrics by
MEL LEVEN, RANDY ROGEL, RICHARD GIBBS,
BRIAN SMITH, MARTIN LEE FULLER, DAN ROOT
Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by
MARCY HEISLER
Music Adapted and Arranged by
BRYAN LOUISELLE
Based on the Screenplay by
BILL PEET
Based on the Novel, “The Hundred and One Dalmatians” by
Dodie Smith

 

 

Pet owners, Roger and Anita, live happily in London with their Dalmatians, Pongo and Perdita, stalwart dogs devoted to raising their puppies. Everything is quiet until Anita’s former classmate, the monstrous Cruella De Vil, plots to steal the puppies for her new fur coat. The Dalmatians rally all the dogs of London for a daring rescue of the puppies from Cruella and her bumbling henchmen.  Based on the classic animated film, Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS is a fur-raising adventure featuring Cruella De Vil, Disney’s most outrageous villain, and 101 of the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. With a high-spirited score and lovable characters, this stage adaptation is certain to charm and delight all audiences.

 

Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

Humpty Dumpty is Missing! or The Mysterious Case of the Fallen Egg

May 19 – June 17

by Joseph Robinette

Humpty-Dumpty Is Missing! is an affectionate spoof of the private-eye thrillers of the 1940s and ’50s and an exciting, funfilled way to introduce young audiences to this classic genre. Sammy Scoop is a private investigator in the tradition of his grandfather, Samuel Shovel and his father, Sam Spade. Sammy faces the biggest challenge of his illustrious career with the sudden fall and disappearance of the jolly Humpty-Dumpty who apparently had no enemies. But Sammy and his sidekick, Alice from Dallas, soon come up with a list of suspects who had motive and, perhaps, opportunity. Mistress Mary, Rip Van Winkle, Henny-Penny, Peter Rabbit and his sisters, Rapunzel and the Handsome Prince (who, because he is a painter, prefers to be called the Artist Formerly Known As the Handsome Prince) are among the many suspects called onto the carpet. A last-minute surprise appearance by two of fairy tales most celebrated characters, Mother Goose and Mother Hubbard, finally help Sammy and Alice nab the culprit (the least likely suspect, of course—we’d never break tradition in that important area).

Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

Les Miserables (School Edition)

April 7 – May 6

Music by Claude Michel-Schonberg

Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer

Original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel

Additional Material by James Fenton

Based on the novel by Victor Hugo

In nineteenth century France, Jean Valjean is released from years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a lifelong struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Finally, during the Paris student uprising of 1832, Javert must confront his ideals after Valjean spares his life and saves that of the student revolutionary who has captured the heart of Valjean’s adopted daughter.

 

Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

February 10 – March 18

Book and Lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby

Music by Shirley Mier

Directed by Lisa Dillon

Enter the magical world of twelve princesses who love to dance. Each night, they sing the song that allows them secret passage into the enchanted forest. Once they arrive, the trees sparkle and chime with silver and gold leaves, beautiful music plays and the spirit of their mother watches over them. In the meantime, their father, the king, is perplexed, and the shoemaker and his apprentices are exasperated, but the princesses must dance. Then one day, the king (tired of finding twelve pairs of worn shoes outside his daughters’ room each morning) issues a proclamation. The first person to discover the secret of where the princesses go each night shall receive his or her heart’s desire and eight bags of gold!

Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

Choices

 January 13 – February 4

An original work by Jenny Connors and the Breaking Borders Company

Music and lyrics by Cory Coppin and Kale Coppin

Directed by Alison Gilbreath

 

Toby doesn’t want to go to summer camp.  He’d rather stay home, alone in his room with his games.  He has a bad attitude about everything and everyone until he is visited by three spooky friends, each with their own lesson.  Join Toby on his journey with Old Man Smithers, the Lady of the Pond, and the Spirit of Summer.  Adults and children alike will be tapping their toes along with this fun musical that teaches about the power of positive thinking and taking a chance on friends.

Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm

 

Teachers who are considering bringing Choices to their school get a free ticket.

Call 916-353-1001 to reserve a seat.

 

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

The Bully & Alice In Wonderland

The Bully & Alice In Wonderland

January 7 – January 29, 2017

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

 

BREAKING BORDERS order lexapro Touring Company’s School Show

Call (916) 353 – 1001 for more information.

The Fabulous Fable Factory

February 11 – March 19, 2017

Based on the musical by Joseph Robinette and Thomas Tierney

Directed by Allen Schmeltz

This is a delightful story of an inquisitive youngster who discovers an old factory operated by a Mr. Aesop and a human machine of nine fablemakers.  After she accidentally turns on the Fable Making Machine the adventure begins and some of Aesop’s order keflex antibiotic best-known fables come to life including The Ant and the Grasshopper, The Lion and the Mouse, The Tortoise and the Hare and others. The young girl surprises everyone, including herself, with her moral-making ability.

This charming show features the actors playing all the parts including the Fabulous Fable Making Machine.

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

The Hobbit

March 25 – April 30, 2017

This is the classic fantasy about a young and extremely reluctant Hobbit who leaves home and sets off with a band of adventures to slay a dragon and recover and enormous treasure.  Join buy lexapro Bilbo, Thorin, Gandalf, Trolls, Elves, Goblins, the Master of Esgaroth and Smaug the Dragon as they weave this adventurous tale.  Told with wit and humor, THE HOBBIT is sure to please all ages.

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

Treasure Island

May 13 – June 4, 2017

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

Join us for a rollicking adventure with Long John Silver and Jim Hawkins and a cast of pirates, townsfolk and ship’s crew in this buy lexapro online no prescription adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale.  “Thar will be treasure and evil deeds all done with a seasoning of humor and ultimately good winnin’ out over evil.”

Jungle Book

August 5 – August 20, 2017

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

The jungle is jumpin’ with a jazzy beat in Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS features a host of colorful characters and your favorite songs from the movie.

Banished by the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan, a human boy named Mowgli and his panther friend, Bagheera, are on the run in the deepest parts of the jungle. On their cheap buy lexapro journey, the two meet a sinister snake named Kaa, a herd of elephants and a giant bear named Baloo, who teaches them the swingin’ musical rhythms of the jungle. After surviving a dangerous encounter with a band of monkeys led by King Louie, Mowgli and Bagheera are forced to run for their lives. When Shere Khan returns, our heroes must rally their fellow animals into battle and restore peace throughout the jungle.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

October 15 – November 26, 2017

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

Alexander is having a bad day. A terrible day. A horrible day. To be quite honest, it’s a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. But then, everybody has bad days, sometimes. In this delightful adaptation of her popular book, Judith Viorst sets Alexander’s rather trying life to music and brings to the stage one of America’s feistiest characters. Not only does Alexander wake up with gum in his hair, but his mother forgets to pack him dessert, and his best buy lexapro no rx friend decides he’s not his best friend anymore. And if that’s not bad enough, Alexander’s brothers don’t have any cavities but—he does. And just when it can’t get any worse, there are lima beans for supper and — yuck! — kissing on TV. It is enough to make anyone want to go to Australia.

Alexander’s struggles with life’s daily dramas will not only entertain but educate young audiences as they identify with Alexander and the obstacles he encounters, encouraging them to share their feelings and to realize that bad days happen — even in Australia.

Madeline’s Christmas

December 9 – December 30, 2017

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 little girls in two straight lines.”

So begins this delightful story of Madeline’s Christmas! The day begins like any other day. Miss Clavel takes the 12 little girls on their morning walk. They go to the zoo and then back to school for their French history lesson. Suddenly disaster strikes when everyone gets the flu! Everyone that is, except for the ever-resilient Madeline. Saddened that they may not be able to go home for Christmas, the girls and Miss Clavel take to their beds.

But on Christmas Eve, the adventure begins when there is a knock at the front door. Expecting to see Santa, Madeline buy lexapro cheap meets the rug merchant who has brought 12 very special rugs. He reminds Madeline that Christmas is the time of miracles, and that these are not ordinary rugs! Soon everyone wakes up feeling healthy. The rug merchant shows them that they each have a magic carpet and that they can fly home to be with their families for Christmas! After saying goodbye to the girls, Miss Clavel finds a present that the girls left for her, befriends a little mouse, and counts her many blessings singing “Everything Is Right Tonight.” Before you know it, the girls fly back to the old house and are together again on New Year’s Eve. They thank Madeline for taking care of them and making their Christmas so special!