LET THE MAGIC BEGIN FOR ALL AGES AT THE PLAYHOUSE FAMILY THEATRE!
The home of family-friendly theatre productions with 280-seats featuring great views from every seat – no matter your height.
FINAL WEEKEND: January 24-26
Friday @ 7pm, Saturday @ 1pm & 4pm, Sunday @ 1pm & 4pm
For the first time in forever, the Disney Broadway musical nominated for three Tony Awards makes its regional premiere at the Family Theatre stage!
Tucked away in the kingdom of Arendelle live Princesses Anna and Elsa. Anna is a fearless, spirited dreamer, and Elsa, while timid, harnesses magic in her fingertips capable of creating worlds of ice and snow.
When an icy outburst causes a never-ending winter and Elsa makes a quick retreat, Anna sets out to find her. Along the way, she meets ice salesman Kristoff, his reindeer sidekick Sven, and a loveable snowman named Olaf.
Young and the young at heart will fall in love with this story of discovering your true power.
SCHOOL MATINEES: Student Matinee performances for school groups, after school programs, home school groups and community programs are available on specific dates. Email email@example.com for more information and to book your group today!
Tuesday, February 25
Four professional singers. One pianist. One fully-staged opera adapted especially for elementary school audiences.
Lyric Opera of the North and its Little Loon program present the Opera for the Young’s adaptation of Massenet’s Cinderella at the Depot!
Massenet adapted Cinderella with an irresistible blend of wit, sensitivity, and elegance. The love duets are the very essence of romance, but there’s hilarity, too, thanks to the most outrageous of all stepmothers.
Thursday-Friday @ 7pm, Saturday @ 2pm & 6pm, Sunday @ 2pm
Inspired by the genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Matilda: The Musical is the captivating masterpiece that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination, and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life.
Armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, Matilda proves that everyone has the power to take a stand and change their story. All with the help of a kindly teacher, her friends, and, of course, a little magic!
Saturday @ 1pm & 4pm, Sunday @ 1pm & 4pm
An unlikely friendship blossoms between the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad as they travel through four fun-filled seasons. They plant gardens, swim in swimming pools, rake leaves, and go sledding down snowy hills, all the while learning many life lessons along the way.
Based on Arnold Lobel’s well-loved books and set to song, these two best friends celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make their friendship so special.
Friday @ 7pm, Saturday @ 2pm & 7pm, Sunday @ 2pm
Instead of chopping down the old fruit tree as his conniving aunties ask, James discovers a magic potion that makes an old peach grow to an enormous size.
Finding a door to climb inside, James meets a group of outrageous oversized insects who’ve made the peach their home.
Based on Roald Dahl’s original tale, James and his new friends roll their peach into the ocean and embark on a fantastic voyage!
July 31, August 1, 7 & 8
Thursday & Saturday @ 7pm
Tempted by spirits, teased by sprites, and tormented by a monster, a shipwrecked king and his party face the wrath of the conjurer, Prospero — a man they marooned on the enchanted island years ago.
But revenge brings redemption in William Shakespeare’s magical, tempestuous journey. Passions are unleashed, villains are thwarted, and a family is reunited in a funny and cathartic tale of romance and new beginnings.
August 1, 2, 8, & 9
Saturday @ 2pm, Sunday @ 2pm
Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time, Mary Poppins JR will capture your heart.
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.
While Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical adventures, Jane and Michael aren’t the only ones upon whom she has a profound effect.
October 25-November 3
Set sail with young Jim Hawkins, the larger-than-life Long John Silver and a crew of swashbuckling rogues, as Treasure Island explodes like a cannonball onto the stage, regaling thrill-seekers of all ages with a story both epic and funny.
Adventure beckons when a mysterious blind man delivers the dreaded Black Spot to the aging sea captain, Billy Bones. Now, Jim is plunged into a desperate race for buried treasure armed with only his wits against a crew of pirates!