Kids Series


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Momix Opus Cactus (Kids Series)

Grades: 3rd – 5th Curriculum Connections: Earth Sciences, Physical Education, Dance, and Geography. Experience a visual and sensory dance journey through the natural wonders of the American Southwestern desert. From cacti to gila monsters, the combination of pure physicality mixed with artistic beauty has made Opus Cactus an audience favorite. In the theme of the Stark Museum of Art Branding the American West exhibition we hope you will enjoy Moses Pendleton’s beautiful dance images of the American West. MOMIX is known internationally for presenting work of exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists under the direction […]

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How I Became a Pirate

Grades: 1st – 3rd Curriculum Connections: Language Arts: Reading, Comprehension, Writing, Vocabulary Sail off on a swashbuckling musical excursion as young Jeremy Jacob is digging in the sand at North Beach when he is greeted by Captain Braid Beard and his mates, and is recruited to help find the perfect digging spot for their treasure. Boarding the ship, the Captain introduces the boy to his pirate crew who share with him the ins and outs of a pirate’s life at sea. Join us to see all of the lessons Jeremy learns on his adventures with the comical pirate crew. How […]

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A VERY ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS
(Kids Series)

Grades: K – 6th Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Science, Theater Lightwire Theater returns with the story of a young bird named Max and his family heading south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course during a snowstorm, he ends up lost and alone at the North Pole. As he tries to make his way home, his adventure begins, encountering Nutcracker soldiers, caroling worms, dancing poinsettias, mischievous mice and an evil Rat King. Brighten your holidays with this captivating and magical glow-in- the-dark tale of adventure, friendship and love! Since bursting to national acclaim after appearing as semi-finalists on America’s […]

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Mr. Poppers Penguins

Grades 3rd – 5th Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, Science Painter and decorator by day, Mr. Popper spends his time dreaming of Antarctic adventures. He is astounded when one day a packing crate arrives on his doorstep and a penguin waddles out! Soon, the Popper’s open their home and hearts to not one, not two, but to numerous boisterous penguins. This delightful action packed musical adaptation of Richard and Florence Atwater’s popular book will feature original songs and performing penguin puppets. Waddle out to the Lutcher Theater to laugh and learn with the Poppers and their comical bird […]

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My Father’s Dragon

Grades 3rd – 5th Curriculum Connections: Literature, Visual & Performing Arts, Reading, and Creative Writing Based on the beloved stories by Ruth Stiles Gannett​. When nine-year old Elmer Elevator hears about a baby dragon who is held captive by the ferocious animals of Wild Island, he sets off on an adventure to rescue the dragon and return him home. With the help of his friend the Alley Cat, Elmer packs everything he thinks he’ll need – including chewing gum, two-dozen lollipops, seven hair ribbons and a box of rubber bands! With pluck and ingenuity Elmer makes his way to the […]

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Goodnight Moon

Grades Pre-k – 2nd Curriculum Connections: Literature, Family Security, Storytelling, Pupperty Goodnight Moon is a celebration of familiar nighttime rituals, while The Runaway Bunny’s pretend tale of leaving home evokes reassuring responses from his loving mum. Both feature endearing rabbit characters, and the soothing rhythms of bunny banter and dream-like imagery never fail to infuse young readers with a reassuring sense of security. Mermaid’s staged adaptation brings a new sense of appreciation to stories that have delighted several generations. Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown. Brown, a former teacher, […]

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Go, Dog. Go!

Grades Pre-k – 2nd Curriculum Connections: Fine Arts, Language Arts, Science, Emotional/Social Development Go, Dog. Go! brings the adventures of P.D. Eastman’s book to life in a frolicking musical dog party. The cast of this beloved preschool favorite has gone to the dogs—with cars, hats, a moonlit boat ride, and even a wild game of ball—as this hilarious visual spectacle manages to sneak in some important lessons about life between innings. Go, Dog. Go! is a musical romp full of surprises, color, clowning, vaudeville, singing/barking, and of course, six lovable dogs! P.D. Eastman’s classic children’s book comes to life on stage […]

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Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live

Grades 1st – 5th Curriculum Connections: Life Science, Natural History Get ready for the ultimate playdate – 65 million years in the making – as Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE guides your family on a breathtaking tour that begins in pre-historic Australia.  You’ll observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while stimulating their imaginations in ways that will forever connect them to their world.  Brought to life by a team of skilled performers and puppeteers, and designed with the help of professional […]

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