the Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling

October 27-28, 2018
Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling has helped generations of children understand one of humanity’s universal struggles. Lightwire Theater brings this classic story to the modern stage offering hope to us all as we root for the ugly duckling...
The Rainbow Fish

The Rainbow Fish

January 26-27, 2019
Based on the beloved book by Marcus Pfister. Directed by Jim Morrow. The Rainbow Fish will enchant even the youngest child with his silver scales and heart of gold in a new adaptation of Marcus Pfister’s award-winning books about the beautiful fish...
Emily Brown

Emily Brown and the Thing

March 2-3, 2019
Based on the novel Emily Brown and the Thing by Cressida Cowell & Neal Layton. Directed by Olivia Jacobs. One evening, Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanley hear a Thing crying outside their window. The poor Thing just can’t get to sleep...
Junie B. Jones

Junie B. Jones

April 13-14, 2019
Based on the Junie B. Jones series of books by Barbara Park. Book and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler.  Music by Zina Goldrich. Directed by Dev Bondarin. Watch out world, here comes Junie B. Jones, and she’s definitely ready for some new school-year...

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The Children’s Theater Series is made possible in part by support from the Ohio Arts Council and is generously supported by the public through a grant from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. Additional funding for the series and related activities is provided by the Junior League of Cleveland through the Children’s Theatre Endowment Fund, the Laub Foundation and the PNC Foundation.