The Velveteen Rabbit 

Adaptation by Catherine Gray.

Margery Williams classic story of a velveteen rabbit, who becomes real through the love of a child, is brought to life in this wonderful adaptation by a young boy, wishes for the day the boy will choose him as his special playmate so that he can become real. Through love, devotion, and a little magic, he not only becomes a truly beloved toy but is miraculously transformed into a real woodland rabbit. 

When: October 19, 2018 
Where: The Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St.
Price: $5/Student Ticket, $4/Title 1 Student Ticket
Grade: K – 6 Time: 10am
Length: 1 hour

Little Women: The Musical 

Music by Jason Howland. Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. Book by Allan Knee

Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott

The March sisters come to life on stage in the musical version of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel, Little Women – following the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March. Set against the backdrop of the Civil War, Jo weaves her story, and those of her sisters, as they embark on journeys of self-discovery, hope, heartache, and everlasting love.

When: October 17, 2018 
Where: The Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St.
Price: $8/Student Ticket, $7/Title 1 Student Ticket
Grade: 6 – 12 Time: 10am
Length: 2 hours


Peter Pan

Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green
Music by Mark Charlap and Jule Styne
A musical based on the play by J.M. Barrie

The boy who won’t grow up is flying back to the Memphis stage! Wendy, John, and Michael Darling’s world is turned upside down when Peter Pan swoops into their nursery. He leads them to Neverland where they encounter the cunning and evil Captain Hook, villainous pirates, a crafty crocodile, and the sprightly fairy Tinker Bell. Featuring classic songs such as “I Gotta Crow,” “Neverland,” and “I’m Flying,” Peter Pan promises to touch, inspire, dazzle, and charm all generations.

When: November 20, 2018 – December 18, 2018 (Tues-Fridays)
Where: Playhouse on the Square, 66 South Cooper St.
Price: $8/Student Ticket, $7/Title 1 Student Ticket
Grade: K-6
Time: 10am
Length: 2 hours

Junie B. Jones is not a Crook

By Allison Gregory

She’s back! Junie B. Jones is ecstatic about her brand new mittens – until a dirty, rotten thief steals them! So when she finds a fantastic pen on the school floor, she should get to keep it. Right? This comical and heartfelt tale, based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park, finds our fearless friend in another mess. What will happen? That’s anyone’s guess.

When: November 27, 2018 – December 13, 2018 (Tues-Fridays)
Where: The Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper
Price: $5 Student Ticket/ $4 Title 1 Student Ticket
Grade: K – 6
Time: 10:30am (Nov 27-Dec 7) 9:15am & 11:00am (Dec 11-13 & 18)
Length: 1 hour

Tuck Everlasting

Book by  Claudia Shear and  Tim Federle. Music by  Chris Miller. Lyrics by  Nathan Tysen
Based on the novel ‘Tuck Everlasting’ by Natalie Babbitt

Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get more than she could have imagined. As her adventure unfolds, Winnie faces an extraordinary choice: return to her life, or continue with the Tucks on their infinite journey.

When: January 22, 23, 29, & 30

Where:  Playhouse on the Square, 66 South Cooper St.

Price: $8/Student Ticket, $7/Title 1 Student Ticket

Grade: 4 – 12


Madagascar: A Musical Adventure

Book by Kevin Del Aguila. Original Music and lyrics by George Noriega and Joel Someillan. 

Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar: A Musical Adventure follows Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip-hop Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey of a lifetime. 

When: March  19 – April 5, 2019 (Tuesdays – Fridays)
Where: The Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. Memphis, TN 38104
Price: $5/Student Ticket; $4/Title 1 Student Ticket
Grade: k – 6
Time: 10am
Length:70 minutes

School Matinee Super Sponsor: Amy Hertz & Robert Shankman


*Content Advisory*

Mature Language and Situations

Adapted for the stage by Michael Gene Sullivan
Based on the novel by George Orwell

Based on the iconic novel by George Orwell, 1984 brings us the story of Winston Smith, a cog in the giant machine state of Oceania. Under the close eye of Big Brother, Winston has been caught struggling for scraps of love and freedom in a world awash with distrust and violence. With the brutal “help” of four Party Members, Winston is forced to confess his Thoughtcrimes before an unseen inquisitor, and the audience — which acts as a silent witness to his torture.

When: April 23.
Where: The Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. Memphis, TN 38104
Price: $8/Student Ticket; $7/Title 1 Student Ticket
Grade: 9 – 12
Time: 10am
Length:2 hours


The Amazing Adventure of Dr. Wonderful (and her dog!)

Book and Lyrics by Lauren Gunderson. Music by Brian Lowdermilk.

Fly through the solar system with Dr. Wonderful and her amazing adventure team of Newton(the dog) and Ben(the human) in this all-new musical! Saving a superstar from disappearing is no small task, especially when the star is 1.3 million times the size of Earth and 93 million miles away. But when Dr. Wonderful gets the call, her team leaps into action from their laboratory/bedroom to outer space.

When: April 26, 2019
Where: The Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. Memphis, TN 38104
Price: $4/Student Ticket; $5/Title 1 Student Ticket
Grade: K – 5
Time: 10am
Length:1 hour

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