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Our 2012-13 Season

At Dallas Children's Theater (DCT), we believe…in you!  Because of this, DCT announces an amazing roundup for the theater's 31st season and encourages all young patrons to believe in worlds of imagination and possibility.  From fairy tales to heroic feats to everyday choices, DCT is a playground for children of all ages to become their own best selves and to achieve their dreams.

 
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RAPUNZEL! RAPUNZEL!
A VERY HAIRY FAIRY TALE

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Janet Yates Vogt & Mark Friedman

September 19 – October 26, 2014
In this hilarious musical take on the classic fairy tale, Princess Rapunzel must find a way to escape from the wicked (and wickedly fabulous) Lady Za Za. Thankfully, the handsome Sir Roderick is ready to help Rapunzel take her rightful place as ruler of the kingdom. A wise old dragon, a hairstylist named Edgar, and a mysterious gypsy woman round out this goofy cast of characters. Let down your hair!

Enjoyed by ages 4 and up

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We're having a Knights and Princesses Dream Ball after the September 20, 4:30 performance.
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Teen Scene Players present

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD

October 17 – 31, 2014
They're back…they're dead…and they're hungry….The cult classic returns to the DCT stage! Radiation from a fallen satellite transforms the dead into flesh-eating zombies, and no one is safe. It's the 1968 black and white, B-movie horror classic brought to life (figuratively speaking)! Full of thrills, chills, and dark satire.

Enjoyed by ages 13 and up – not suitable for young children

Regular Single Ticket price: $14. Subscriber price: $12. All seats will be General Seating

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Valentine Davies'

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET

Based on the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture
Adapted from the novel by Mountain Community Theater

November 21 – December 21, 2014
Based on the beloved film and novel, this is a nostalgic holiday treat for the whole family! A single mother and her young daughter, Susan, have given up on Christmas... until they meet a mysterious gentleman at Macy's claiming to be Santa Claus. This jolly Kris Kringle brings them hope and unleashes waves of goodwill throughout New York City. Could he be the real Santa Claus?

Enjoyed by ages 6 and up

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Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts'

FROSTY & FRIENDS

Scripted Dialogue, Musical Arrangements, & Music Performance by B. Wolf

November 21 – December 21, 2014
Join Frosty, Santa, and their friends for an all-new revue that blends a variety of musical and puppetry styles. In the magical world of Kathy Burks' celebrated troupe, ornaments spring to life and dance along to carols, kittens frolic under the Christmas tree, and angels dance in the snow. Celebrate the spirit of the season!

Enjoyed by ages 4 and up

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Lone Star Circus' ®

Oh là là

December 27, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Back by popular demand! Ring in the New Year with an unforgettable circus extravaganza featuring an international cast of acrobats, aerialists, hand balancers, jugglers, clowns, and more. Produced by the award-winning Lone Star Circus, this sensational and joyous circus spectacular is a holiday tradition enjoyed by the whole family.

Regular Single Ticket price: Section A: $46/$25; Section B: $38/$20
Subscriber price: Section A: $36/$20; Section B:$28/$16

Enjoyed by all ages

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World Premiere

SKIPPYJON JONES

By Linda Daugherty
Music & Lyrics by Nick Martin
Adapted from the book by Judy Schachner

January 23 – February 22, 2015
Be among the first audiences to enjoy this brand new musical adaptation of Judy Schachner's beloved book! Skippyjon Jones is a rambunctious Siamese kitten with big ears and an even bigger imagination. When his loving but exasperated mother puts Skippyjon in time-out, he starts to daydream. His imagination takes him far, far away to Mexico, where he pretends that he is a swashbuckling Chihuahua named Skippito Friskito. This silly, sweet tale celebrates the power of imagination. As Skippyjon would say... mucho fun!

Enjoyed by ages 4 and up

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Teen Scene Players present

TEEN BRAIN: THE MUSICAL

Book by Linda Daugherty
Music & Lyrics by Nick Martin

February 20 – March 1, 2015
This energetic musical follows a day in the life of eight young people as they navigate the rough waters of high school. With fast-paced, witty dialogue and original songs like "Like Me, Like Me," an ode to social media, and "When I Was Small," a winsome reflection of the simplicity of childhood, DCT resident playwright Linda Daugherty and composer Nick Martin capture the complexities of the modern adolescent experience. An honest, powerful look at the inner workings of the mysterious teenage brain.

Enjoyed by ages 12 and up - not suitable for young children

Regular Single Ticket price: $14. Subscriber price: $12. All seats will be General Seating

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Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts'

THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT

Based on the book by Beatrix Potter
Adapted for the puppet stage by B. Wolf

March 13 – April 5, 2015
Back by popular demand! The musical adaptation of Beatrix Potter's beloved rabbit tale lavishly blends puppetry and live acting on the Baker Theater's stage. Peter Rabbit's mother warned her children not to go into Mr. McGregor's garden, lest they get baked into a pie like their father. When she leaves the burrow, curiosity gets the best of little Peter, and he visits the garden. Will he escape the fate of his father and find the way back to the safety and warmth of his home? Fall in love again with this cozy tale of everyone's favorite naughty bunny.

Enjoyed by ages 4 and up

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BALLOONACY

By Barry Kornhauser

April 10 – 19, 2015
Our youngest audiences will enjoy this award-winning story of a lonely old man (played by DCT's own Karl Schaeffer) and his friendship with a balloon. The old man is set in his solitary ways until a red balloon blows through his window and insists on becoming his friend. Sweet, inventive and packed with physical comedy, this play shows how, with a little imagination and acceptance, companionship is everywhere.

Enjoyed by ages 3 and up

Regular Single Ticket price: $14. Subscriber price: $12. All seats will be General Seating

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JACKIE & ME

By Steven Dietz
Based on the book by Dan Gutman

May 1–17, 2015
Like many other 10-year-old boys, Joey Stoshak is crazy about baseball. Unlike his peers, Joey has a knack for time travel. When Joey is assigned to write a report on an African American hero, he uses his special ability to go to 1947 Brooklyn and meet Jackie Robinson. When his trip back in time unexpectedly changes the color of Joey's skin, he is forced to face harsh truths about prejudice and discrimination. Adapted from the popular series of young adult novels by Dan Gutman, this powerful play explores what Jackie Robinson can teach us about the true nature of heroism.

Enjoyed by ages 9 and up - contains strong historical language

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DCT's National Touring Production

THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY

Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Lyrics by Timothy Allen McDonald, Jonathan K. Waller
Music by David Weinstein, Jonathan K. Waller,
Timothy Allen McDonald and Stephen Gabriel
Based on the book FLAT STANLEY by Jeff Brown

June 19 – July 12, 2015
DCT's National Touring production is back from a whirlwind musical travelogue across the United States! Stanley is a normal 10-year-old boy—too normal, if you ask him. His wish for adventure is granted when a bulletin board flattens Stanley, enabling him to mail himself all around the world! Stanley—the ultimate exchange student—scours the globe, visiting Paris, Los Angeles, Hawaii, and more! In this heartwarming musical adventure, Stanley learns that there is no place like home.

Enjoyed by ages 5 and up

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Our 2012-13 Season


The following shows are ASL (American Sign Language) interpretation performances*

September 28, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale - Baker Theater

October 19, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Night of the Living Dead - Studio Theater

November 30, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Frosty and Friends - Studio Theater

November 30, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Miracle on 34th Street - Baker Theater

February 1, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Skippyjon Jones  - Baker Theater

March 1, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Teen Brain:  The Musical - Studio Theater

March 22, 2015 4:30 p.m.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit - Baker Theater

April 12, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Balloonacy - Studio Theater

May 17, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Jackie & Me  - Baker Theater

June 28, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley - Baker Theater

* Please call our Box Office at 214-740-0051 to confirm as unexpected schedule changes may occur.

Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals: www.rnh.com.

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