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Lexington Children's Theatre

418 W. Short St., Lexington, KY

Phone:
1-(859)-254-4546

Website:
www.lctonstage.org/

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The Snowy Day and other stories by Ezra Jack Keats

Children's Theatre

The Snowy Day and other stories by Ezra Jack Keats By Jerome Hairston. Based on the books by Ezra Jack Keats. Music by Victor Zupanc. Description: Life is full of adventure, if only you look for it. Peter and his red snow suit are ready to explore the snowy wonderland outside in a world full of snowballs, covered hills, and crunch, crunch, crunch. As Peter gets older, he learns new skills like how to whistle, deal with bullies, and mail a letter. This celebration of the seasons of life features musical numbers, shadow puppetry, and heart-warming characters from the award winning children’s books by Ezra Jack Keats. Adventure with Peter as he grows up and explores the wide and wonderful world around him. PUBLIC PERFORMANCES: Sunday, November 4 – 2:00pm Saturday, November 10 – 2:00 & 7:00pm Sunday, November 11 – 2:00pm SCHOOL MATINEES: October 29 - 30, November 1 - 2, 5, 7 - 9 at 10:00 & 11:45am Best enjoyed by ages 4 and up Best enjoyed by PreK and up Performed on the LCT Main Stage and in Regional Venues Public Price: $20 adults, $15 children School Price: $6.75 per seat with every 10th seat FREE Curricular ties: You’ll like this play if you like stories about: family, growing up, learning life skills Approximately 1 hour long

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• Sun 11/4/18 at - 2:00 PM

Jack and the Wonder Beans

Children's Theatre

Jack and the Wonder Beans Adapted by Larry Snipes. From the book by James Still. Description: Set yourself down and put on a grin – Jack and his Wonder Beans are back in town! Get ready to climb the beanstalk along with our friend Jack and meet the High Tall Giants – but don’t let them turn you into tadwhacker stew! This classic LCT show, written by Larry Snipes and based on the book by Kentucky Poet Laureate James Still, sure is a heap of fun! You’ll wave your hands to create the wind, buzzzz like the bees, and sing along to make the beanstalk grow in this participatory play that puts YOU right in the middle of the story! Public Price: $20 adults, $15 children School Price: $6.75 per seat with every 10th seat FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES: Saturday, December 15 – 11:00am (Sensory Friendly Performance), 2:00pm, & 7:00pm Sunday, December 16 – 2:00pm & 4:30pm SCHOOL MATINEES: December 10 - 14 at 10:00 & 11:45am (Dec. 10 tentative based on sales) Best enjoyed by ages 4 and up Best enjoyed by PreK and up Performed on the LCT Main Stage and on Tour Curricular ties: You’ll like this play if you like stories about: fairytales with a twist, Appalachia, audience participation Approximately 1 hour long

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• Sat 12/15/18 at - 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
• Sun 12/16/18 at - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Rapunzel

Children's Theatre

Growing up is hard. Just ask Rapunzel. She loves color and paint, birds and the sea, but all her Nan seems to love is being safe and safe isn't very fun. As her hair grows longer, her tower grows higher, and her curiosity grows BIGGER. Find out what happens when our feisty friend Rapunzel decides it's time for a little adventure.

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• Sat 1/26/19 at - 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
• Sun 1/27/19 at - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Disney's High School Musical Jr.

Children's Theatre, Musical

Disney’s High School Musical Jr. Book by David Simpatico Songs by Matthew Gerrard Songs by Bryan Louiselle, Faye Greenberg, David N. Lawrence, Greg Cham, Robbie Nevil, Ray Cham, Andrew Seeley, Randy Petersen, Kevin Quinn, Adam Watts, Andy Dodd, Jamie Houston Music Adapted, Arranged and Produced by Bryan Louiselle Based on a Disney Channel Original Movie written by Peter Barsocchini Description: What team? Wildcats! What team? WILDCATS!! Wildcats, get’cha head in the game! New Year’s Eve brings basketball star Troy and bookworm Gabriella together through a chance encounter during karaoke. Could this be the start of something new? Once they reconnect at Eastside High they’ll learn that lifetime thespians Sharpay and Ryan will do anything it takes to climb the ladder of success. Will Troy and Gabriella stick to the status quo? Will Sharpay and Ryan bop to the top? Find out if the Wildcats really are all in this together in this smash hit musical based on the Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical. Public Price: $15 General Admission School Price: $6.75 per seat with every 10th seat FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES: Sunday, March 3 – 2:00 & 4:30pm Saturday, March 9 – 2:00 & 7:00pm Sunday, March 10 – 2:00 & 4:30pm Saturday, March 16 – 2:00 & 7:00pm SCHOOL MATINEES: March 7 - 8, 11 - 14 at 10:00 & 11:45am Best enjoyed by ages 7 and up Best enjoyed by 2nd grade and up Performed on the LCT Learning Stage Curricular ties: You’ll like this play if you like stories about: high school, musicals, friendship, being true to yourself, basketball Approximately 1 hour long

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• Sun 3/3/19 at - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
• Sat 3/9/19 at - 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
• Sun 3/10/19 at - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
• Sat 3/16/19 at - 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Apollo: To the Moon

Children's Theatre

Apollo: To the Moon By Mary Hall Surface Description: September, 1962. Ever since I was just a kid, I have dreamed of becoming an astronaut. Of not just looking at the moon through my telescope or watching movies about what it might be like, but actually discovering it for myself. And guess what? My dream might actually be possible! The Space Race is on – and now I’m racing to be a part of it. I’ll do whatever it takes – graduate early, go to interview after interview, start flight training – I just have to be on that Apollo Program team. My name is Scott Gibson, and one day soon, I am going to touch the stars. Public Price: $20 adults, $15 children School Price: $6.75 per seat with every 10th seat FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES: Sunday, March 17 – 2:00pm Saturday, March 23 – 7:00pm Sunday, March 24 – 2:00pm SCHOOL MATINEES: March 20 - 22, 25 - 27 at 10:00 & 11:45am Best enjoyed by ages 8 and up Best enjoyed by 3rd grade and up Performed on the LCT Main Stage and on Tour Curricular ties: You’ll like this play if you like stories about: history, space, the moon landing, NASA Approximately 1 hour long

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• Sun 3/17/19 at - 2:00 PM
• Sat 3/23/19 at - 7:00 PM
• Sun 3/24/19 at - 2:00 PM

Charlotte's Web

Children's Theatre

Charlotte’s Web Adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White. Description: "You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing." Wilbur may be the runt of the litter, but he’s a rambunctious, lively, and lovable little guy who captures Fern Arable’s heart. When Wilbur and Fern learn of his eventual fate, it’s up to the wise and kind-hearted spider Charlotte to hatch a plan to save this “radiant” pig. Bring your best friend and relive the warmth, charm, and magic of E.B. White’s beloved classic. Public Price: $20 adults, $15 children School Price: $6.75 per seat with every 10th seat FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES: Sunday, April 14 – 2:00 & 4:30pm Saturday, April 20 – 2:00pm Saturday, April 27 – 2:00pm & 7:00pm Sunday, April 28 – 2:00 & 4:30pm (4:30pm tentative) SCHOOL MATINEES: April 16 - 19, 23 - 26, April 30 - May 3 at 10:00 & 11:45am Best enjoyed by ages 4 and up Best enjoyed by PreK and up Performed on the LCT Main Stage Curricular ties: You’ll like this play if you like stories about: friendship, animals, Newbery Award Honor Books Approximately 1 hour long

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• Sun 4/14/19 at - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
• Sat 4/20/19 at - 2:00 PM
• Sat 4/27/19 at - 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
• Sun 4/28/19 at - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM