2015-16 FAMILY THEATRE SERIES

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Dr. Seuss’s the Cat in the Hat

Adapted by Katie Mitchell, Based on the book by Dr. Seuss, Originally produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat In The Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mum find when she gets home…?

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Junie B. Jones Jingle Bells Batman Smells

Book by Barbara Park, Adapted by Allison Gregory

Junie B. is a first grader with an attitude. The holiday sing-along should be fun, but when it’s time for the Secret Santa drawing, Junie B. picks the one person she’d rather not have – Tattletale May. Don’t miss this family-friendly story with a message about the importance of giving.

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James and the Giant Peach

By Roald Dahl, Adapted for stage by David Wood

“Move heaven and earth to see this wonderful adaptation!” – Sunday Mercury The classic tale is faithfully told by James himself and the insect characters – Miss Spider, Old-Green-Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybird and Earthworm. The insects play the other roles, like James’s cruel Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, and the epic journey across the Atlantic is acted out with live action, puppetry and storytelling.

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Cinderella

Adapted by Theatricks

This rollicking version of the beloved classic fairy tale will enchant audiences of all ages. Under the ever watchful eyes of her menacing Stepmother and Stepsisters will Cinderella ever get to dance with the Prince? With her spunky charm and a little bit of help from her Fairy Godmother, she just might. But will she make it home before the clock strikes twelve? And who will the slipper fit?

The Amazing Interactive Adventure 2

by Allison & Jon Paul Duvall Here’s the old description of Interactive Adventure. It should work for now: Tired of seeing the same old story? What would it be like if you could choose your own adventure play? This Fun Company original production letsYOU control the action. Audiences become playwright and director along with a quick-witted cast that always has to be on their toes! So come journey with us – you may be in a hot air balloon, a submarine or trekking through the jungle…you decide. Appropriate for Audiences: Grades 3 & up