18/19 Kidstuff Series


Sugar Skull!

Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 3pm
Stewart Theatre

Like the Oscar-winning film Coco, Sugar Skull takes audiences on a Dia de los Muertos musical adventure!

Young Vita thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for deceased loved ones. Why throw a party for the dead? But when a candy skeleton in her abuelita’s cemetery suddenly springs to life, Vita finds herself on a magical, musical journey to unravel the true meaning of Día de los Muertos. Meet Sugar Skull, a charismatic candy skeleton who dreams of riding the exclusive train to Who-Knows-Where.

Sugar Skull is a joyous, heartfelt adventure that delves into the rich, tuneful traditions of Día de los Muertos. Featuring a company of gifted musicians and dancers, rooted in Mexican traditions, this colorful stage production is the perfect fall entertainment for youth and family audiences alike.

Recommended for grades 1–6.

The Ugly Duckling

Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 3pm
Stewart Theatre

We all know The Ugly Duckling as the classic tale of belonging by Hans Christian Andersen, but we’ve never seen it quite like this! Using cutting edge lighting technology, Lightwire Theater, brings the beloved story to life in a blaze of color. The result is an unforgettable theatrical experience blending electroluminescent wire with mesmerizing puppetry, innovative technology and beautiful dance.

Young readers will be in awe at how The Ugly Ducking (and friends) spring to life on the stage! Don’t miss this electrifying live version of a classic story – complete with music ranging from classical to pop.

Recommended for grades K-4.