2017-2018 Season

Adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams
Burg Theatre
October 26 - 28
Recommended for ages 12+

A plane crashes on a deserted island.  The survivors, a group of pageant finalists, now live in a land of bright exotic birds and deep blue seas, but at night their dreams are inhabited by a terrifying beast.  Before long the contestants turn into bloodthirsty tribes.  Based on William Golding's 1954 Pulitzer Prize winning novel.  The all-female cast explores the dark side of humanity, the savagery that underlies even the most civilized human beings.  

 
Co-Production with TheatreOCU.

By Allison Gregory Adapted from the books series by Barbara Park
Children's Center for the Arts

November 27 - December 17
Recommended for all ages

In Junie B Jones’ world, things are very clear – Christmas means you get presents, elf costumes are awesome, and May is a blabbermouth tattletale.  Things are going so well until she pulls May as her Secret Santa! With Santa watching her like a hawk what will Junie B do?  Based on the best-selling Junie B Jones books.

By Steve and Kathy Hotchner, based on the book by L. Frank Baum
Children's Center for the Arts

February 23 - March
Recommended for ages 3+

Will  Dorothy and Toto ever find their way back to Kansas?  Will her friends, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion, ever find a brain, a heart, and the nerve?  The answer is definitely “yes” with a little help from the audience in this participation play.   Audiences will love being involved in the action and rescuing Dorothy and her friends from the Wicked Witch of the West. 

By Eric Coble
Children's Center for the Arts

March 22 - April 5
Recommended for ages 5+

Let’s get larger than life!  When the biggest herd of cattle west of the Mississippi disappears during the worst drought in history, it’s weird.  But when that herd transforms into ghosts, leveling everything in its path...well, now we’re into Pecos Bill tall-tell country.  Young Missy Cougar-Wildcat has always wished she could live an adventure as big as her home state, and when the roughest, rowdiest cowboy of all enter her world, she quickly finds herself up to her braids in a brand new hoot-n-holler legend packed with action, laughs.. .and the worlds largest prairie dog. 

by William Glennon
Burg Theatre

April 20 - May 4
Recommened for ages 5+

This inventive version of Pinocchio has all the familiar characters, including Geppetto, Fire Eater, Fox and Cat, and the most wonderful Blue Fairy imaginable—then mix in a nonstop adventure, and you're all set to raise the curtain. The house-on-fire pacing will leave you breathless, the hilarious comedy will leave you laughing, and some unexpectedly touching moments will leave you loving this Pinocchio even more. Pinocchio is one of Mr. Glennon's most satisfying and stylish plays, offering the director exciting opportunities for creative staging and the actors a variety of plum roles. You really haven't seen Pinocchio until you've seen this sparkling new version.
 

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