Dallas Children’s Theater cooks up something good with Seussical!

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The Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) is cooking up something good for their new2016-2017 Me, the Recipe season.

In the first course, they have the fantastical musical extravaganza, SEUSSICAL™! Next, satisfy cravings for a thrill with the TEEN SCENE PLAYERS’ DRACULA: THE VAMPIRE PLAY. And the piece de resistance is the holiday combo of a treasured puppet interpretation of a classic with KATHY BURKS THEATRE OF PUPPETRY ARTS’ THE NUTCRACKER and the toe-tapping sounds in A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS.

Last but not least, LONE STAR CIRCUS ® wraps up the year with a 10th-anniversary party unlike any other. C’est LA FÊTE! The fall and winter portion of the season will help audiences understand the elements that go into growing up through the hilarious hijinks of some of the most beloved characters of all time. Those who take the journey with DCT will discover they key ingredients that go into the development of the greatest masterpiece there is!

SEUSSICAL™

Seussical
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
September 16 – October 23, 2016

Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie LaBird, JoJo, and others are your guides in this fantastical, magical exploration of family and friendship through the Jungle of Nool, Circus McGurkus, and the tiny world of Whoville! Discover what it takes for Horton to withstand ridicule and danger to save the day in this cornucopia of adventure that truly offers something for everyone! Recommended for ages 5 and up

PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES:
Friday, September 16, 7:30 PM
Saturday, September 17, 1:30 PM
Sunday, September 18, 1:30 PM,  4:30 PM
Saturday, September 24, 1:30 PM,  4:30 PM
Sunday, September 25, 1:30 PM, 4:30 PM (ASL)
Saturday, October 1, 1:30 PM
Sunday, October 2, 1:30 PM,  4:30 PM
Saturday, October 8, 1:30 PM
Sunday, October 9, 1:30 PM,  4:30 PM
Saturday, October 15, 1:30 PM (Sensory-Friendly), 4:30 PM
Sunday, October 16, 1:30 PM, 4:30 PM
Saturday, October 22, 1:30 PM
Sunday, October 23, 1:30 PM, 4:30 PM

Ticket prices: $17-$30 for single tickets. Prices subject to change. Call the Box Office for details. 214-740-0051. Tickets available online at dct.org
Weekday Student Matinee shows also available Tuesdays through Fridays. Please call ArtReach Booking at 214-219-2049.

TEEN SCENE PLAYERS PRESENT
DRACULA: THE VAMPIRE PLAY
October 14 – October 29, 2016

Satisfy your cravings for thrill and terror with the original vampire story! Fans of shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Vampire Diaries will want to see how the mania began back when Count Dracula moved to England in his mad quest for fresh blood and a bride. Chilling adventure lurks in the fog…just in time for Halloween!  Recommended for ages 12 and up

PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES:
Friday, October 14, 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 15, 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 16, 1:30 PM
Friday, October 21, 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 22, 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 23, 1:30 PM (ASL)
Friday, October 28, 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 29, 7:30 PM

Ticket prices: $16 for single tickets. Prices subject to change. Call the Box Office for details. 214-740-0051. Tickets available online at dct.org
Weekday Student Matinee shows also available Tuesdays through Fridays. Please call ArtReach Booking at 214-219-2049.

KATHY BURKS THEATRE OF PUPPETRY ARTS’
THE NUTCRACKER
November 18 – December 21, 2016

No holiday season is complete without Tchaikovsky’s THE NUTCRACKER! This unique and acclaimed puppet interpretation brings the classic story to life with innovative passion and artistry.

According to The Dallas Morning News, this NUTCRACKER “…out-Fantasia’s Walt Disney’s classic film.” DFW audiences love holiday traditions, and that is why 2016 marks 20 years of this most requested title. It’s a perfect introduction to classical music for your children. Recommended for ages 4 and up

PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES:
Friday, November 18, 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 19, 1:30 PM
Sunday, November 20, 1:30 PM
Sunday, November 20, 4:30 PM
Friday, November 25, 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 26, 1:30 PM
Sunday, November 27, 1:30 PM
Sunday, November 27, 4:30 PM
Saturday, December 3, 1:30 PM
Saturday, December 3, 4:30 PM
Sunday, December 4, 1:30 PM
Sunday, December 4, 4:30 PM (ASL)
Saturday, December 10, 1:30 PM
Saturday, December 10, 4:30 PM
Sunday, December 11, 1:30 PM
Sunday, December 11, 4:30 PM
Saturday, December 17, 1:30 PM
Saturday, December 17, 4:30 PM
Sunday, December 18, 1:30 PM
Sunday, December 18, 4:30 PM
Tuesday, December 20, 10:00 AM
Tuesday, December 20, 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 21, 10:00 AM
Wednesday, December 21, 11:30 AM

Ticket prices: $17-$30 for single tickets. Prices subject to change. Call the Box Office for details. 214-740-0051. Tickets available online at dct.org
Weekday Student Matinee shows also available Tuesdays through Fridays. Please call ArtReach Booking at 214-219-2049.

Contact the Dallas Children’s Theater to order tickets for these delightful family shows.

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