Perfect for ages 4 to 12, the Children's Shows series hosts charming, delightful, and educational performances filled with audience participation and adventure.
All shows start at 10AM.
DISNEY'S ALADDIN JUNIOR
Sunday, Nov 9, 2014, at 10AM
Following a SOLD OUT performance last spring, we are excited to present a return engagement of your favorite characters in this stage adaptation of the Disney hit film performed by Paper Mill Theatre School's advanced musical theatre students. Filled with magic, mayhem, and carpet rides, audiences' spirits will soar with excitement. Most of all, the tuneful, Academy award-winning score with songs including "A Whole New World" and "Friends Like Me" will certianly make this musical a favorite for many years to come!
Saturday, Dec 6, 2014, at 10AM
Based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte, this endearing musical explores true meaning of friendship.
CLICK CLACK MOO
Sunday, Dec 7, 2014, at 10AM
When his granddaughter Jenny comes for a visit, Farmer Brown declared the farm a "tech-free zone." Tell that to the shivering cows in the barn who use her computer to type messages requesting blankets in this hilariously "moooooo-ving" new musical!
Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 10AM
Skippyjon Jones is a little kitten with big ears and even bigger dreams! Sometimes he pretends to be a bird, a llama, a whale... Anything BUT a Siamese cat! When he becomes convinced that he is really a chihuahua, he begins a battle against a big bandito bee that teaches him to accept himself and his own gifts.
FLY GUY & OTHER STORIES
Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 10AM
A new musical revue based on favorite children's books including "Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl," "Diary of a Worm," "Fluffy the Classroom Guinea Pig," "Horace & Morris But Mostly Dolores," "Kitten's First Full Moon," "Lilly's Big Day," and "Paper Bag Princess."
THE LIGHTNING THIEF
Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 10AM
Adapted from the book by Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school... again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them.
ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY
Sunday, April 19, 2015, at 10AM
Laugh and sing along with Alexander's misadventures in this hilarious musical, featuring book and lyrics by Judith Viorst, author of the best-selling calssic book. Discover along with Alexander that sometimes, everyone has a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
MISS NELSON IS MISSING
Saturday, June 6, 2015, at 10AM
The students in Room 207 were the worst-behaved class in the whole school - even though they had the sweetest teacher of all, Miss Nelson. But when Miss Nelson unexpectedly does not come to school one day, the class gets the strictest substitute they have ever met: Miss Viola Swamp! A lighthearted musical that reminds us all to show appreciation to those that we value!
JUNIE B. JONES
Sunday, June 7, 2015, at 10AM
Hurray! Junie B. Jones is finally ready for first grade, at last! But getting used to the whole new group of friends a new teacher, and new glasses is challenging, even for irrepressible Junie B. Follow her adventures as she writes everything down in her "top-secret personal beeswax" journal.
An Autism-Friendly Performance planned in cooperation with the Paper Mill Autism Advisory Team and the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center at Rutgers University.
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Saturday, June 13, 2015, at 10AM
Join the inquisitive, loveable little monkey Curious George, star of books, movies and the award winning PBS television show in this delightful new musical.
Theater for Everyone is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Merck Company Foundation, and C.R. Bard Foundation. Funding for Paper Mill Playhouse Education & Outreach is provided by MetLife Foundation.