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Founded in 1983, the Youth Theatre produces plays with, and for, young people based on classic literature and issues of importance to today’s youth. Some things to ponder about the Youth Theatre:

   • All Youth Theatre plays are fully produced with elaborate costumes, sets, lighting and special effects.

    The Youth Theatre is performed exclusively by, and for, young people, making it a peer to peer experience for our young audiences.

Youth Theatre 2017-2018 Season 

charlotte artCHARLOTTE'S WEB    October 20-29
(school performance October24-27)
Adapted by Joseph Robinette from the book by E.B. White
The classic children's tale brings together Wilbur, a humble pig who captures the heart of all who know him, and Charlotte, the ordinary spider with extraordinary ideas. This beautiful play will enchant audiences as they discover the true meaning of friendship and the importance of life's everyday miracles.  Download Study Guide here.

Beauty and the Beast artDisney's BEAUTY & THE BEAST     December  8-30
(School performance 12-14)
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton

Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, this "tale as old as time" is filled with splendid costumes and spectacular sets. A great opportunity to bring everyone together for family theatre at its best!

Pooh Corner artTHE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER    February 16-25
(School performance February 20-23)
Adapted by Bettye Knapp, Based on the book by A. A. Milne

Christopher Robin has decided to run away with his friends Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and the rest. For there is a dark, mysterious threat that Christopher Robin is to sent away to boarding school. But, as the situation becomes clearer, hi isn't qwuite so sure that running away is the the answer.

Frog and Toad artA YEAR WITH FROG & TOAD    March 23-31
(School Performances March 27-30)
Book & Lyrics by Willie Reale, Music by Robert Reale, based on the book by Arnold Lobel

Waking from hibernation in the spring, the perky Frog and the worrywart Toad plan gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons through four fun-filled seasons. This exuberant story celebrates the differences of this amphibian odd couple in a musical that soars like a kite and blossoms like spring.