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2017–2018 Children's Theatre Season

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Arkansas BlueCross BlueShield

Fridays 7 p.m. | Saturdays 2 p.m. | Sundays 2 p.m.

**Indicates Spring Break Matinee Performances (March 20–23) at 2 p.m.

 

Giggle, Giggle, Quack
 
September 22 – October 8, 2017

Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin, the best-selling writer and illustrator of Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, are back with another adorable farmyard adventure—Giggle, Giggle, Quack. This time around Farmer Brown is off on a much-needed vacation, leaving his brother Bob in charge with one crucial word of advice: “Keep an eye on Duck. He’s trouble.” What could possibly go wrong?

Goosebumps the Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium
 
October 27 – November 12, 2017

Adapted from R. L. Stine’s Phantom of the Auditorium, this weird and wacky musical is sure to bring a tickle and a chill. Follow Zeke and Brooke and all the other young thespians of Woods Mill Middle School as they put on the best darn musical ever – even better than last year’s Guys and Dolls. But be prepared for a goose-bumpy ride from first auditions to opening night as things go mysteriously awry.

Mother Goose Christmas
 
December 1 – 17, 2017

It is nearly Christmas time in the land of nursery rhymes, and all of Mother Goose’s little friends are doing their very best to be good. Mary, Mary is far from contrary; the Tweedles have put their differences aside; Wee Willie Winkie is in bed by eight; and Little Jack Horner is keeping his thumbs to himself – all in hope that Saint Nicholas soon will be there!

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats
 
February 2 – 18, 2018

What is more delightful than waking to find the world covered with fresh snow? What is more awesome than bundling up and trundling out into that white serenity to feel the crisp crunch-crunch-crunch underfoot and the brand-new-ness of creation all around? Come join little Peter as he explores these delights and many more in The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats.

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook**
 
March 9 – 25, 2018

What a day for Junie B. Jones. Someone took her gorgeous new furry fur mittens, and they didn’t put them in the lost and found box! But then she found the coolest new pen of many colors. Finders keepers, losers weepers! Right? But wait. Does that mean finders keepers on her mittens too? And on top of all that, there’s a dreamy new boy—let’s call him Handsome Warren—in kindergarten. Can you “finder keeper” a boyfriend? Find out in this uproarious comedy by Allison Gregory based on the book series by Barbara Park.

Stone Soup
 
April 27 – May 13, 2018

One day, a lovable wanderer came upon a little house at the end of a long road. “Hello inside,” he called. “Is anyone home? I’m a hungry traveler who wants food to feed his tummy.” A little woman peeked out and smiled. Then she opened her door. Delighted, the traveler stepped inside to discover a treasure even more precious than a pot of delicious soup: he found a friend. Earnest charm, playful imagination, and heart-warming music are the key ingredients in this fresh, nourishing new play.


Season Packages

Children’s Theatre Season Packages offer your family the ultimate flexibility to meet your busy schedule and provides maximum savings over single ticket prices. For questions regarding Season Packages, please contact Visitor Services at 501-372-4000 or email info@arkansasartscenter.org.


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