May 17, 2017 at 2:20pm
Elephant Gerald and Piggie are two singing, dancing, problem-solving best friends who are ready to show YOU their new musical, ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE’S WE ARE IN A PLAY! Based on the wildly popular children’s book series by Mo Willem’s, this musical will delight audiences of all ages.
May 15, 2017 at 10:00am
Despite the title, SIMPLE GIFTS is a show that is anything BUT simple. This skillfully-performed puppet show is a depiction of human nature through a series of thoughtful and complex theatrical scenes, all backed with a beautiful classical track consisting of Vivaldi, Strauss, Beethoven, and Copeland. The scenes touch on moments in everyday life and the different emotions we feel along the way, from relationships and heartbreak to pain and happiness. The Cashore Marionettes use their exquisite power through movement to reach the audience members with their stories.
May 12, 2017 at 9:30am
In this show, a young boy finds an airplane hidden in his closet and uses it to fly off into outer space! However, the airplane soon starts to break down, and so the boy crash-lands on the moon. It isn’t long until the boy realizes he’s not alone up there…
May 10, 2017 at 9:45am
Have you ever dreamt of putting together your own towers, skyscrapers, or even cities? If so, you won’t want to miss WE BUILT THIS CITY at the EQT Children’s Theater Festival. WE BUILT THIS CITY is an interactive performance where YOU get to make the rules! Children and adults alike will create the world of their dreams by using creativity, a little construction skill, and thousands of cardboard boxes.
May 8, 2017 at 9:45am
Follow the rhythm of the African drums into the August Wilson Center for MUFARO'S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS, an adventurous musical based on the 1988 Caldecott Honor Award book by John Steptoe. This re-telling of the classic fairytale, Cinderella, will bring enchantment to the stage. Not only will you hear a different take on the tale, you’ll also get a look into the history and culture of the African nation of Zimbabwe.
May 5, 2017 at 1:30pm
If you’ve been looking for the chance to expose your infant or toddler to the theater world, but haven’t found the appropriate performance, look no further. PULSE is a show specially designed for this age group that emphasizes sensory details for a safe and enjoyable experience. Things like soft textures and lively games will give your littlest ones a chance to explore and play.
May 3, 2017 at 12:00pm
Is there a more thrilling feeling than the curtain opening up when a show begins? If you’re reading this, it’s probably because the EQT Children’s Theater Festival caught your attention and you want to know more. As the 2017 Festival approaches, we want to make sure everyone knows that it will be a safe, easy, and successful endeavor. Use this post as a guide to answer your questions about the Festival.