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Zombies are Back at Dallas Children’s Theater

By Mina Frannea

Night of the Living Dead at Dallas Children's Theater, October 17 - 31, 2014 You can’t keep a good zombie down! DCT’s Halloween tradition rises again! They’re back…they’re dead…and they’re hungry….The cult classic Night of the Living Dead returns to the DCT stage!  Radiation from... Read More

Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale

By Mina Frannea

DCT opens season with wild and whimsical musical with an eco-friendly set Dallas Children’s Theater begins its 2014-2015 season with Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale (Sept. 19 - Oct 26), with a sensory friendly performance on Saturday, Oct 11. The scenery for this hilarious musical w... Read More

Special Puppetry Presentation of The Nutcracker

By Mina Frannea

The Nutcracker, One of Two Holiday Shows at Dallas Children's Theater No holiday season is complete without Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts’ unique and acclaimed puppet interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece returns to Dallas Children’s Theater Nove... Read More

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Comes to Life at DCT

By Mina Frannea

New Holiday Show at Dallas Children's Theater Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) presents a NEW Holiday Musical based on the most popular Christmas poem ever!  'Twas the Night Before Christmas comes to life with bells, toys, Sugar Plum Fairies and holiday delight for all; playing Nov 22 – Dec 2... Read More

A Wrinkle in Time March 22 – April 4 at Dallas Children’s Theater

By Mina Frannea

A Wrinkle in Time : Sci-Fi Family Fun An extraordinary, extraterrestrial adventure across space and time!  A Wrinkle in Time is playing March 22 - April 14, 2013 at DCT’s Rosewood Center for Family Arts. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of this Newbery Medal winning, sci-fi classic by Madel... Read More

Rumpelstiltskin at Dallas Children’s Theater March 8 – April 7

By Mina Frannea

Rumpelstiltskin Opens with a Big Bash at DCT - Special Performance Times During Spring Break Kathy Burks and Company spin pure gold as they bring their delightful Brothers Grimm tale to life for Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) and celebrate 40 seasons as a professional troupe.  Dallas Children... Read More

Goodnight Moon and a Pajama Party

By Mina Frannea

Goodnight Moon at Dallas Children's Theater on January 25th - March 3 Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) presents Goodnight Moon, a musical adaptation by Chad Henry of the bedtime story by Margaret Wise Brown, playing January 25 – March 3, 2013. Integral to the story is puppetry, so DCT colla... Read More

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale from Dallas Children’s Theater

By Mina Frannea

The Caldecott Award winning Cinderella tale returns to Dallas Children's Theater's Rosewood Center following standing ovations at the AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Winspear Opera House and critical acclaim across the nation. Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters is playing June 22 – July 15, 2012 a... Read More

Young King Arthur at Dallas Children’s Theater March 9th – April 1st

By Mina Frannea

Steeped in British legend and myth is Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts world premiere production of Young King Arthur playing March 9 – April 1, 2012 at Dallas Children's Theater.   One of the most popular British tales of all time, Young King Arthur is the beloved story of a bo... Read More

DCT’s “The Pied Piper’s Magic”: Transformative Power of Generosity and Love!

By Mina Frannea

"Mommy, this was the best show ever!" I have to agree with my twins' enthusiastic response to watching the Dallas Children's Theater's production of "The Pied Piper's Magic." DCT brings award winning author and illustrator Steven Kellogg's book to life with a host of colorful characters and deliv... Read More