Artie’s Playhouse

Artie’s Playhouse is a live, interactive theater for children… by children!   Local children and youth from our elite acting academy and surrounding cities provide high energy life lessons catered to children, yet entertaining for adults.   Programs are typically one hour and fun for all ages.   Refreshments are only $1. Come join Artie the Monkey and have a good time together!

Twas the Night Before Christmas

November 22 — December 20

Twas the Night Before Christmas

SYNOPSIS "Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring not even a mouse...” Everyone knows this Christmas Holiday Classic by heart! But did you know the mouse's name was Izzy, shut out of his snug home on Christmas Eve? Be part of Izzy's great adventure to the North Pole where he...

Annie, Jr.

January 16 — February 07

Annie JR

Directed by Natalie Burkhart   SYNOPSIS With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the...

The Wizard of Oz (Young Performer’s Edition)

February 20 — March 21

The Wizard of Oz

Directed by Natalie Burkhart   SYNOPSIS Like so many girls her age, little Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe...

Junie B. Jones

April 03 — April 25

Junie B. Jones

Directed by Joe Sturgeon   SYNOPSIS It’s Junie B.’s first day of first grade and a lot of things have changed for her: Junie’s friend Lucille doesn’t want to be her best pal anymore, and on the bus, Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. Also, Junie has trouble reading the blackboard and her...

The Three Little Wolves and the Big, Bad Pig

May 08 — May 23

The Three Little Wolves and the Big, Bad Pig

Directed by Natalie Burkhart   SYNOPSIS THE THREE LITTLE WOLVES AND THE BIG BAD PIG is a new musical based on the popular book of the same title by Eugene Trivizas. When it comes time for the three little wolves to go out into the world and build themselves a house, their mother warns them to beware the...

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

June 06 — July 18

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

Directed by Natalie Burkhart   SYNOPSIS The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA was the most widely viewed program in the history of the medium. Its recreation in 1965 starring Lesley...

Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale

July 25 — September 05

Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale

Directed by Natalie Burkhart   SYNOPSIS Visit an enchanted fairy tale land with dragons, a handsome prince, an evil would-be Queen, a really great hair stylist, and that famous princess with the long, long, long hair! Hold on to your hair and prepare for a brand new magical musical re-telling of the classic fairy tale! On the edge...

Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.

September 18 — October 17

Disney's Aladdin, Jr.

Directed by Natalie Burkhart   SYNOPSIS All of your favorite characters from the hit Disney film - Aladdin, Jasmine, Iago, Jafar, the Genie, and more - are here in Disney's Aladdin JR., a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem, and flying carpet rides. Disney's Aladdin JR. 's tuneful, accessible Academy award-winning score, with songs by Alan Menken, Howard...

Pinkie and Blue

October 30 — November 14

Pinkie & Blue

Written & Directed by Joe Sturgeon   SYNOPSIS On a magic night, two famous paintings, Pinkie and The Blue Boy are brought to life by magical moonlight. Now, they have till the next rising of the sun to help the Man in the Moon grant three impossible wishes or else it's the end of Dreamland!