Our School Outreach Program supports students’ access to the arts by offering schools affordable tickets to live theatre performances in our historic Woodland Opera House! Reservation requests are accepted only from Schools and on a first come basis.
Thursday, September 15th, 2022: 9:30 am & 12:30 pm
The heartwarming musical about the joys of growing up, from the creators of Junie B. Jones the Musical. Thirteen-year-old Edwina would do anything to be a part of the Kalamazoo Advice-a-Palooza Festival. While her siblings both have proof of their accomplishments, poor Edwina has nothing. When a talent scout visits her hometown, she trots out her musical advice, giving shows live from the family garage in hopes of finding her place in the spotlight. Adult and youth cast. Perfect for grades 1st through 8th. Tickets are $5 each. Production length: Approximately 60 minutes.
The Nutcracker Sweet
Thursday, December 15th, 2022: 9:30 am & 12:30 pm
A short and sweet re-telling of the traditional Christmas Ballet The Nutcracker. Young Clara is taken on a magical journey into a land of Sweets by her favorite Christmas present, a Magic Nutcracker. This production is an all-youth cast made up of dancers from our Education Program. Perfect for grades Kinder through 8th. Tickets are $5 each. Production length: Approximately 60 minutes.
Thursday, January 19th, 2023: 9:30 am & 12:30 pm
Excitement runs high in this musical adaptation of a favorite childhood adventure story. Robert Louis Stevenson’s thrilling tale of pirates, treasure maps, mutiny on the high seas and pieces of eight follows Jim Hawkins, an ordinary youth who is drawn into a dangerous race for buried treasure against the treacherous Long John Silver. Adult and youth cast. Perfect for grades 2nd-8th. Tickets are $5 each. Production length: Approximately 60 minutes
Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS
Thursday, February 23rd, 2023, at 9:30 am & 12:30 pm
Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS is a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twists and turns. In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three little kittens. Laughs and adventure ensue as the greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. Now it’s up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O’Malley, and his band of swingin’ jazz cats to save the day. Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS is a Rising Stars Workshop performed by students ages 7 through 12 years old. This show is perfect for Pre-K-4th grade audiences. Tickets are $5 each. Production length: Approximately 45 minutes
Thursday, March 23rd, 2023, at 9:30 am & 12:30 pm
An expansion of the beloved picture book that follows Corduroy throughout the department store in search of his missing button while pursued by an increasingly exasperated Night Watchman. Little Lisa, in the meantime, searches for a way to win over Mom so she can give the bear a loving home. The tender, enduring story about true friendship stirs up the stage with a rumpus of action, joy, and pathos. Based on the books by Don Freeman “Corduroy” and “A Pocket for Corduroy” Adapted for the stage by Barry Kornhauser Music by Victor Zupanc. Adult and youth cast. Perfect for Pre-K-4th grade audiences. Tickets are $5 each. Production length: Approximately 60 minutes
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