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Theater for Young Audiences

Introduce your youngest kids, grandkids, nephews and nieces to the magic of theater with a series of presentations based on children's classics!


The House at Pooh Corner

Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10 AM, 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM
Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 12 NOON & 2 PM

Presented by Virginia Rep on Tour
Virginia Rep On Tour’s musical performance of A.A. Milne’s classic tale, House at Pooh Corner continues to capture young audiences. Set in the magical Hundred Acre Wood in England, Christopher Robin’s adventures with Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Owl, and Tigger delight even today. From discovering what to feed Tigger (no haycorns, no honey, no thistles) to playing Poohsticks over the bridge, the friends are bound only by their childhood imaginations. In the end, Christopher Robin tells Pooh, “Pooh, promise me you won’t forget about me, ever. Not even when I’m a hundred.” “How old shall I be then?” asks Pooh. “Ninety-nine.” Pooh replies with, “I promise.” Indeed, a child and his bear will always be playing. 

(Best for ages K - 3rd Grade)

Anne of Green Gables

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 10 AM, 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 12 NOON & 2 PM

Presented by ArtsPower National Touring Theatre

Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery’s timeless tale about a young orphan from Nova Scotia, has captured the hearts of young and old for more than a century. In ArtsPower’s musical, Anne Shirley is a young orphan who is determined to find a family to call her own. The spunky Anne arrives in the Nova Scotia town of Avonlea and discovers Matthew Cuthbert, whom she convinces to be her “kindred spirit.” Anne sets out to win the hearts of Matthew's skeptical sister and of the people of Avonlea.

(Grades 2 - 6)