The theatre has expanded its family programming. Here are some of the shows announced in a press release:
Clifford the Big Red Dog Live!
Sunday, February 24, 2013, 1:00pm – $25-$35
Join Clifford and his friends Emily Elizabeth, Cleo and T-Bone LIVE as they embark on exciting adventures in this all-new musical celebrating Clifford’s 50th anniversary! Celebrate the timeless values of Clifford’s BIG ideas – Share, Play Fair, Have Respect, Work Together, Be Responsible and others. With memorable songs and BIG dance moves – there will even be more of him to love in this all new musical – sure to delight the entire family.
“Guess How Much I Love You” & “I Love My Little Story Book”
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia
Saturday, March 16, 2013, 11:00am – $25
Two wonderful children’s stories brought to life by the renowned Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia; Guess How Much I Love You, the award-winning classic from author Sam McBratney and illustrator Anita Jeram, and I Love My Little Story Book, illustrator Anita Jeram’s endearing celebration of the joy of reading. Adapted, directed and designed by Jim Morrow, music by Steven Naylor, and narrated by Beau Bridges.
Strawberry Shortcake w/ special guests The Doodlebops
Saturday, March 23, 2013, 1:00pm – $25-$40
Introducing an all-new musical production starring the most spirited red-haired girl, Strawberry Shortcake! In this live theatrical production Strawberry Shortcake and her best friends Orange Blossom, Lemon Meringue, Blueberry Muffin, Raspberry Torte, Plum Pudding and Cherry Jam, prove that little girls can do berry big things! Hold on to your hats because that is not all! Before the sweet berry girls hit the stage, warm up your singing voice and stretch out your dancing muscles with The Doodlebops! Responding to calls from their legions of clamoring fans, Rooney, Moe and Dee Dee Doodle will take the stage in a live concert performance that gets their whole audience movin’ and groovin’.
The Velveteen Rabbit – Enchantment Theatre Company
Sunday, April 14, 2013, 1:00pm – $20-$30
“When a child loves you for a long, long time…then you become real.” So says the Horse to the Velveteen Rabbit in Margery Williams’’ famous and much-loved literary classic. A plush rabbit, given as a gift to a young boy, yearns for the day the boy will choose him as his special playmate, so that he can become real. This innovative production combines the theatrical magic and signature style of Enchantment Theatre with the musical magic of Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-Winning Composer/Arranger Don Sebesky. With an original musical score, life-sized puppets, masks and magic, Enchantment Theatre Company brings to life this charming tale of love and devotion, creating an unforgettable theatrical experience for the whole family.