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Now in its 14th year, this seasonal favorite is back for yet another year of theatrical wonderment. Don't miss Langston Hughes's foot-stomping, toe-tapping, finger-snapping holiday favorite and experience the Nativity story through gospel music.
Dallas Children's Theater is proud to be part of the national effort to introduce more toddler-friendly theater experiences. A growing body of research speaks to the benefits of theater for the very young. Blue is returning as part of this initiative while additional new works for these audiences continue to be developed.
Pale Blue and Inky Blue are very happy in their blueness. When a red sock enters their kitchen, Pale and Inky AND the audience are surprised by the way their world is turned upside down. This play introduces the idea of acceptance in an age-appropriate, soft-hearted theatrical experience. It is filled with fun, humor, and whimsy—and at the end of the show, you will be too!
Recommended for squirmy toddlers and their families
We're fortunate that Christmastime means Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Snoopy, and friends are back at DCT by popular demand! Rediscover the true reason for the season while sharing laughs with the Peanuts Gang along the way. As a live combo fills your heart with music, merriment, and warmth, Charles Schulz's classic special makes you nostalgic for days gone by. Button up your coat, and meet us on the ice!
Reommended for ages 5 and up.
Kathy Burks' celebrated troupe melts hearts with the endearing tale of Frosty, a lonely frozen figure hoping to make a difference during the season of giving. Frosty is sad when his elf friends, Barry, Surly, and Zoe become too busy to even play in the snow! Fortunately, Frosty meets a kind snowy owl and a friendly reindeer who are more than happy to spend the cold winter days with his gentle soul. Revel in the joy of the holidays as this spirited musical comes to life.
Recommended for ages 4 and up
Things do go bump in the night! This spine-tingling collection of chilling masterpieces and supernatural surprises arrives just in time for Halloween. Join the all-teen cast for a night of fright as they present a collection of stories from horror's greatest authors—Edgar Allan Poe and W. W. Jacobs—plus our own Texas ghostlore.
Recommended for ages 12 and up
See Kipling's original 1894 coming-of-age tale brought to the stage, and join Mowgli in learning the moral lessons of home, betrayal, life and death, and loyalty. Mowgli lives in the jungle surrounded by panthers, bears, wolves, snakes, and tigers. They are his protectors, and he believes he is one of them. When Mowgli comes face to face with a fearsome tiger, he is forced to choose between his bond with the jungle and the reality of his humanness. This classic story of the struggle for survival and a place that feels like home will have audiences on the edge of their seats.
Recommended for ages 5 and up
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with this Jubilee Theatre Christmas debut. Created in 2015 by Nate Jacobs of Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, this exciting family-fun musical is filled with your Christmas favorites from Motown, including Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, the Supremes, and the Jackson 5…all performed in that unmistakable Jubilee Theatre style. Of all the holiday entertainment choices this year, A Motown Christmas is your best bet by far to get you into the Christmas Spirit!
Ochre House Theater is pleased to present the world premiere of Original Man, written and directed by artistic director Matthew Posey — a riveting musical about Joe, a young man fighting to be free from an abusive father and a cruel, ruthless existence through an imaginary world he creates. With original music, magic realism, spectacle, and riveting tour de force performances, Original Man speaks to the resilience of the soul and to undying hope in the face of adversity. Everyone dreams to become an Original Man.
Half of the box-office proceeds on Saturday, November 4th, will be donated to "Unidos," a relief fund governed by the Hispanic Federation, benefiting victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Fact: More than 50% of teens admit that they are addicted to their phones. They're plugged in and often tuned out. In her new play, Linda Daugherty, DCT's award-winning playwright-in-residence, explores the blurry lines between real life and life online. Cyber-bullying, explicit content and screen addiction impact the lives of a group of teens, leading to tragic consequences.
Not suitable for children under 12
In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six runaways from city life embark on a silent retreat. As these strangers confront internal demons both profound and absurd, their vows of silence collide with the achingly human need to connect. Filled with awkward humor, this strange and compassionate new play asks how we address life's biggest questions when words fail us.
Selmore Haines stars in Thurgood written by George Stevens Jr., a dramatic retelling of the life of Thurgood Marshall, the first African American to be appointed to the Supreme Court. A must-see for all in celebration of Black History Month.
The ultimate tribute to blues legend Ray Charles featuring jazz great Joe McBride, an innovator since his first recordings in the early '90s known for making the lines between jazz, R&B, soul, funk, and pop become indistinguishable. In his one-man show, Mr. McBride plays and sings the songs of Ray Charles, creating another unforgettable experience at the BATC.
The illustrations of beloved children's author Eric Carle leap from the page to the stage in a display of color and artistry like you've never seen before in this Southwest premiere. Visit the worlds of The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and of course, the star of the show - The Very Hungry Caterpillar. DCT audiences are among the first to experience the larger-than-life world of 75 loveable puppets that will delight and captivate people of all ages. An Off-Broadway and London hit!
10-year-old María is having trouble in school, so her mom sends her to stay with her Coahuiltecan grandmother in distant Laredo for discipline and perspective. There, María is told an ancient story of young Yana Wana who followed a revered deer to find water to save her people. Yana Wana's story exposes an amazing and unknown ancestral connection to the bluebonnet that gives María a renewed sense of self and family pride. You may have read one version in school; now we invite you to come see the legend through the eyes of Yana Wana in this world premiere. A beautiful, original play that illustrates the power of heritage and the value of one's own story – especially one as ancient as the petroglyphs of Texas.
Recommended for ages 6 and up