The Snowy Day and other stories by Ezra Jack Keats

Presented by Midfirst Bank

Join Peter and his family and friends as they celebrate the magic of fresh snowfall, the delight of whistling for the first time, the awe in finding a special treasure. This uplifting musical play is all about childhood joys and living each day to the fullest.

Adapted for the Stage by Jerome Hairston

Produced by special arrangement with Plays for Young Audiences

Based on four of Ezra Jack Keats' books:

"The Snowy Day"

"Whistle for Willie"


"A Letter to Amy"

Ezra Jack Keats (1916–1983) was a pioneering American author-illustrator. In The Snowy Day and 20 other books, including Goggles!, Pet Show!, and Hi, Cat!, he opened up the world of children’s books to include racially diverse characters who share the joys and problems of childhood.

Dates & Times

  • 12-1-202310:00 AM
  • 12-1-202312:30 PM
  • 12-2-20232:00 PM
  • 12-3-20232:00 PM
  • 12-8-202310:00 AM
  • 12-8-202312:30 PM
  • 12-9-20232:00 PM
  • 12-10-20232:00 PM
  • 12-15-202310:00 AM
  • 12-15-202312:30 PM

Performed at the OCT Children's Center for the Arts, at Oklahoma City University

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