Thursday, January 24, 2008

Waisman Center Children's Theatre

(P.S. Sorry to subscribers for duplicated message fluke yesterday!)

The Waisman Center Children's Theatre
The Waisman Center Children's Theatre is truly one of Madison's pearls in the area of family entertainment. The schedule include singers, dancers, actors, magicians & more! The wide range of entertainers and the low, low price (adults $2.00/children $1.00) make attendance a no-brainer. Your children will LOVE all of the events...and most likely, so will you. Oh, and you just might learn something new, too!
Location: Across from the UW-Hospital & Clinics at 1500 Highland Avenue.

Remaining Spring shows:
Mad Science
Sunday, February 3 at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
Fire and Ice—step into the laboratory with Mad
Science-nationally renowned science educators.
From fire balls to dry ice storms and bubbly showers,
the afternoon is full of fun, amazing, educational, and
highly interactive demonstrations.
Truly Remarkable Loon
Sunday, February 10 at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
Merry Anticipation of Disaster—look up, look down as
Loon’s juggling mayhem and mischief is all around.
Don’t miss this show that will surely delight and
amaze children and adults of all ages.
Traveling Lantern Theatre Co.
Sunday, February 24 at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe—leap through
a magical wardrobe into the exquisite world of Narnia
and take off on a fantastic journey. Presented by a
professional theatre company especially for young audiences.
David Stokes
Sunday, March 2 at 1:00 p.m.
Hello Spring—explore the animal kingdom’s wild side with
naturalist/educator/entertainer Stokes complete with live critter
companions and an afternoon full of hands-on activities.
Sunday, March 9 at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Family Magic and Fun—children and adults will be amazed,
amused, confused, and delighted with special surprises and
exciting magic. Masterfull illusions and audience participation.
Dance Wisconsin
Sunday, April 6 at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Peter and the Wolf—preview this wonderful and magical ballet
that ventures into the woods to tell this beloved story. Full of
beautiful and engaging music and costumes.
PlayTime Productions
Sunday, April 20 at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
The Princess and the Pea—an all-children cast brings to life the
classic Hans Christian Andersen tale complete with a fun
comedic new twist, original music, songs, & costumes.
All the Garden’s A Stage
Sunday, April 27 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. RAIN OR SHINE
The Figureheads—get into the groove with this popular and
positive hip hop group for kids. Fun and funky music celebrates
kids, families, and education. After the concert, explore the wild
side with the Henry Vilas EdZOOcation animals. Face-painting
and crafts! FREE. Enter garden at far west end of the parking
lot. (Admission for all other shows, except Films in the Field.)
1 Show!
Films in the Field
FREE! 1 Show!
Saturday, August 9. Activities begin at 6:00 p.m.
Movie at 8:00 p.m. West Campus Recreational Fields
adjacent to the Waisman Center
FREE family movie projected onto a larger-than-life
20 ft. x 40 ft. inflatable screen! Enjoy a movie under the stars.
FILM, FOOD, and FUN!! Film T.B.A.

***Make sure that you sign up for the mailing list when you attend a show, so that you will receive future schedules. NOTE: Tickets: Advance tickets for any show in the entire series can be purchased beginning onthe first performance date and then throughout the series on show days. The ticket table is only open on performance days beginning at noon.

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