Everything is special when you’re on a trip – the food you eat, the bed you sleep in; you wear your favorite outfits, and each moment is photo-worthy because you will want to re-live the experience over and over again. The journey holds a special place in your memory, from the anticipation to the time you spend traveling together to the moment you finally arrive at your destination.
DCT has crafted a season that has all of this – anticipation, time together, and epic performances that will live in the collective memory of your family forever. Take your family by the hand and start planning your journey today. Here’s what you can anticipate:
FANCY NANCY: THE MUSICAL reminds us to be happy for our friends and stay true to ourselves – complete with a Mermaid Ballet and scene-stealing dancing shark!
THE GHOST OF SLEEPY HOLLOW brings the fantastically frightening tales of Washington Irving to the Studio Theater for big kids and teens!
MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET is back by popular demand as families found Santa alive and well on the DCT stage.
Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts’ production of NOT A CREATURE WAS STIRRING is a harrowing journey of a mouse family’s struggle to decorate for the holidays that will make you want to snuggle up with your family.
Lone Star Circus will bring in the New Year with their joyous Gypsy extravaganza ZINGARI!
A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD is a bog-side musical journey that weathers all the seasons with two irresistible best friends.
TEEN SCENE PLAYERS present dont u luv me? which thoughtfully illustrates how small choices can quickly escalate into aggression. It is an important journey that may change a life. This one is for older teens and the adults that love them.
Kathy Burks brings her enchanting (and less “grim”) adaptation of HANSEL AND GRETEL which shows how everyday kids can be heroes when they work together.
THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE is the play you haven’t heard of, but the one that you’ll be talking about all year. This play is the must-see attraction on this amazing journey. On his pilgrimage to find his owner, the beautiful toy rabbit Edward finds that his breakable heart can learn to love, lose, and love again.
THE BFG (Big Friendly Giant) is Roald Dahl’s unforgettable odyssey of two tender-hearted misfits who are on a quest to save England from “gizzard-gulpers.”
Finally, PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL brings the most beloved book to the stage with glee-ful energy showing all kids how to find their true colors.
That’s right! Start packing for a year-long journey with music, dancing, miracles, puppet magic and life lessons that will leave you and your family with so many invigorating conversations and lifelong memories. Trust us, the anticipation is not the best part of this family trip. I can’t wait for the 2015-2016 season, and it won’t be the same without you!