Discover the magic and wonder of live theatre designed especially for children at one of the most historic
theatre venues in the country. 

Friday, July 3, 10:00am and 12:00pm

Alice In Wonderland

Performed by the Hampstead Stage Company


Tumble down the rabbit hole in Lewis Carroll’s classic tale, Alice in Wonderland. Join Alice as she searches for the White Rabbit and tries to find her way out of Wonderland. Things get curiouser and curiouser as she meets the Mad Hatter at his unbirthday party, discusses the Jabberwocky poem with Humpty Dumpty, outwits Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, and tries to charm the intimidating Red Queen. This fantastical journey takes audiences on an imaginative adventure that asks the question: Who are you?

Friday, July 10, 10:00am and 12:00pm

Sea Magic: An Environmental Musical of the Sea

Perfomed by the Grumbling Gryphons


Sea Magic: An Environmental Musical of the Sea premiered as part of an environmental expo and is a powerful vehicle for promoting awareness of our planet’s rapidly depleting oceans and endangered marine life.  The show has toured the United States, receiving rave reviews for it’s beautiful artistry and timely message. Sixty of the ocean costumes were featured in New York City’s 25th Anniversary of Earth Day. In Florida, The Grumbling Gryphons were instrumental in helping to get Amendment Three passed, which enforced the banning of net fishing. The Ghost Net was chosen to be the kickoff event for New England’s Coast Weeks as part of National Beach Cleanup Campaign. 

Friday, July 17, 10:00am and 12:00pm

Johnny Peers and the Muttville Comix


Johnny Peers & the Muttville Comix is a slapstick comedy dog show like no other. Johnny leads over a dozen rescue dogs through challenging and hilarious tricks as Johnny plays the straight man role in this wonderful family show. They have appeared with Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus, David Letterman Show,Primetime Live, Circus ofthe Stars, and at Disneyland, Busch Gardens, the Big Apple Circus, the Royal Hanneford Circus, even The White House! They are the Animal Planet Pet Star Winners. Sit! Stay! Get ready to howl! Johnny Peers and his personality-pluscanines are coming to tickle your funny bone!

Friday, July 24, 10:00am and 12:00pm


performed by Dream Tale Puppets


“Rumpelstilskin” follows the well-known fairy tale about a girl whose father, the Miller, makes up stories about her unusual talents. After he brags to the king, his daughter has to spin straw into gold or lose her life! The young heroine faces a diversity of challenges, difficulties, and obstacles. The audience has a chance to explore the nature of luck and the choices characters made as they accompany the girl as she balances between losing hope and gaining trust and a sense of self-worth. This 40-minute show features five skillfully crafted table-top puppets.

Friday, July 31, 10:00am and 12:00pm

Robert Clarke – Magician 


Robert Clarke has the uncanny ability to capture the young and old with his fun filled family show. Always high energy and fast paced, Robert brings the audience on a roller coster of belly laughs and cheers. Each and every show is interactive with both kids and adults.

Friday, August 7, 10:00am and 12:00pm

Hansel and Gretel

Performed by the Hampstead Stage Company


Follow Hansel and Gretel through the forest in our adaptation of The Brothers Grimm fairy tale. The children place breadcrumbs to help them find their way home but a bird eats the bread and they find themselves at a witch’s delicious looking gingerbread house. Through teamwork and clever thinking, Hansel and Gretel outsmart the witch! This timeless tale reminds us that home is truly where the heart is.

Friday, August 14, 10:00am and 12:00pm

The Amazing Nano Brothers


Fun for the whole family, this comedy show is all about the mysteries of matter — including atoms, molecules, and nanotechnology. Join brothers Dan and Joel as they juggle everything from potted plants to tennis rackets, sometimes from atop seven-foot unicycles. Who knew physics could be this fun?

Friday, August 21, 10:00am and 12:00pm

The Toe Jam Puppet Band



  The Toe Jam Puppet Band offers a special brand of hands-on children’s entertainment that grown-ups can actually enjoy. The Dynamic group is great with kids, but best when teachers or parents are having fun with the little ones. The performances are very active, encouraging kids and parents to sing and dance along with the band as they entertain with a unique combination of original songs, masterful shadow puppetry, storytelling and just plain old good fun.