Past Programs

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Past Programs

Up, Up and Away!
February 1, 8, 15, 22
10:30 - 11:45 AM | Ages 4 - 10

$50 for the month | $15 per session

What's that in the sky? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a super kid!

Join Theater for Kids as we bring stories about flight to life and celebrate
all things airborne. Then taking a turn letting imaginations take
flight in an interactive, fun filled workshop.

 Advance registration recommended, register by calling
207.774.1043 x117 or email theaterforkids@portlandstage.org.

Click here for a mail in registration form.

 

February 1
10:30 AM

Brief Thief
by Michael Escoffier

Flight of the Dodo
by Peter Brown

February 8
10:30 AM

Hi! Fly Guy
by Tedd Arnold

 

Princess Hyacinth
by Florence Parry Heide

February 15
10:30 AM

Rosie Revere Engineer
by Andrea Beaty

Mr. Flux
by Kyo Maclear

February 22
10:30 AM

A Gold Star for Zog
by Julia Donaldson &
Axel Scheffler

Dragons Love Tacos
by Adam Rubin

 

Let it Snow!
January 18 & 25
10:30 - 11:45 AM
| Ages 4 - 10
$15 per session


Let it snow and blow, we'll be cozy and snug playing inside the theater!
Enjoy a month of books that celebrate the winter season, then take a
turn acting out the stories in an interactive workshop.

 Advance registration recommended, register by calling
207.774.1043 x117 or email theaterforkids@portlandstage.org.

Click here for a mail in registration form.

January 18
10:30 AM

Tacky the Penguin
by Helen Lester


Penguin and Pinecone
by Salina Yoon

January 25
10:30 AM

Black Dog
by Levi Pin
fold

 


Snow Day!
by Barbara M. Joosse

Snowbots
by Aaron Reynolds

   
   

 

 

 

All My Friends are Animals
November 2, 9, 16
10:30 - 11:45 AM
| Ages 4 - 10
$40 for the month | $15 per session


Know any kids who love animals? Come out to play with us for a month full of story about furry friendships and animal best friends! Our professional actors will show off their animal instincts, then work with the kids in warm and fuzzy interactive workshop. Let the wild rumpus begin!

 Advance registration recommended, register by calling
207.774.1043 x117 or
email theaterforkids@portlandstage.org.

Click here for a mail in registration form.

November 2
10:30 AM

Library Lion
by Michelle Knudsen
 

There are no cats
in this book
by Viviane Schwarz

November 9
10:30 AM

Oh No, George!
by Tony Wilson

I'm Not Cute!
by Jonathan Allen



Duck, Duck, Goose
by Tad Hills
 


November 16
10:30 AM

Rabbit & Robot -
The Sleepover
by Cece Bell

 

 

Enchanted Adventures
October 5, 12, 19 & 26
10:30 - 11:45 AM
Ages 4 - 10
$50 for the month | $15 per session

Experience a magical world full of noble quests, mythical creatures, brave
heroes, clever princesses and evil villains - all before lunchtime! Join our
professional troupe of actors (and occasional court jesters) for an
illuminating performance, followed by a magically interactive workshops for
the small actors in the audience.

 Advance registration recommended, register by calling
207.774.1043 x117 or
email theaterforkids@portlandstage.org.

Click here for a mail in registration form.


October 5 at 10:30

Extra Yarn
by Mac Barnett


Mustache
by Mac Barnett


October 12 at 10:30

Red Knit Cap Girl
by Naoko Stoop


The Adventures of the
Dish and the Spoon
by Mini Grey


October 19 at 10:30

The Princess and the Packet of
Frozen Peas
by Tony Wilson
 


Jack and the Baked Beanstalk
by Colin Stimpson


October 26 at 10:30
SOLD OUT!

Creepy Carrots
by Aaron Reynolds


Tricks, Treats &
Theater!

Join us for a not too
spooky Halloween event.

Costumes Encouraged!




The Insomniacs
by Karina Wolf

 

Back to School Bonanza
September 21 & 28

10:30 - 11:45 AM
Ages 4 - 10
$25 for the month | $15 per session

 Back to school checklist...

New pencils and pens? Check!
New sweaters and socks? Check!
Amazing self confidence and creativity?
You've come to the right place!

Play Me a Story is a confidence building & creativity inspiring program that uses children's books to bring stories to life. Kids see a performance, then  work with our professional actors in a workshop that engages their bodies, voices and imaginations.

What a great way to start the school year!

Advance registration recommended, register by calling
207.774.1043 x117 or
email theaterforkids@portlandstage.org.

Click here for a mail in registration form.

 

September 21 at 10:30 AM

Hunter's Best Friend
at School
by Laura Malone Elliot

Friends (Mostly)
by Barbara Joosse

September 28 at 10:30 AM

Lost and Found
by Bill Harley

Miss Brooks Loves Books
by Barbara Bottner

Stories From Around the World
April 6, 13, 20 & 27
10:30 - 11:45 AM

Travel around the world and back again on Saturday mornings at Theater for Kids! Enjoy a performance of international tales by our Affiliate Artists, then expand your own global perspective in an interactive post performance acting workshop.

Sign up for the month long series and save! $60 for the month,
or $15 per session. Advance registration recommended, register by calling
207.774.1043 x117 or
email theaterforkids@portlandstage.org.

Click here for a mail in registration form.


April 6 at 10:30 AM

All the Way to America
by Dan Yaccarino

Gabriella's Song
by Candace Flemming

April 13 at 10:30 AM

Fly Free!
by Roseanne Thong

Monkey
by Gerald McDermott

April 20 at 10:30 AM

Four Feet, Two Sandals
by Karen Lynn Williams

Sense Pass King
by Katrin Tchana

April 27 at 10:30 AM

Laundry Day
by Maurice J Manning

The Name Jar
by Yangsook Choi

Playdate Frenzy
March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
10:30 - 11:45 AM
Ages 4 - 10

Know any kids who love to play all day with their best friends? Join us for a
month of stories that celebrate friendships - both the challenges and
rewards! Our actors will read stories about uncommon playdates and
playmates, then work with audience on acting out the themes and
characters from the books we've performed.

Bring a friend for 1/2 price if you register in advance!

Sign up for the month long series and save! $60 for the month,
or $15 per session. Advance registration recommended, register by calling
207-774-1043 x117 or
email theaterforkids@portlandstage.org.

Click here for a mail in registration form.


March 2 at 10:30 AM

A Sick Day for Amos McGee
by Philip & Erin Stead


 
 A Porcupine Named
Fluffy
by Helen Lester

March 9 at 10:30 AM

Duck & Goose
by Tad Hillis

 
Help! A Story of Friendship
by Holly Keller


March 16 at 10:30 AM

Henry in Love
by Peter McCarty



Chloe
by Peter McCarty
 
March 23 at 10:30 AM Amazing Grace
by Mary Hoffman
 
 A Bus Called Heaven
by Bob Graham
 
March 30 at 10:30 AM

Crafty Chloe
by Kelly DiPuccio
 
Pirates & Princesses
by Jill & Sadie Kargman

Enchanted Adventures
February 2, 9, 16 & 23
10:30 - 11:45 AM
Ages 4 - 10

Experience a magical world full of noble quests, mythical creatures, brave
heroes, clever princesses and evil villains - all before lunchtime! Join our
professional troupe of actors (and occasional court jesters) for an
illuminating performance, followed by a magically interactive workshops for
the small actors in the audience.

 

 

February 2 at 10:30 AM

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book?
by Lauren Child


 
 
 

February 9 at 10:30 AM
CANCELLED DUE TO STORM

 

 

Extra Yarn
by Mac Barnett

 
 


Mustache!
by Mac Barnett

 
 

February 16 at 10:30 AM

King Arthur's Very Great Grandson
by Kenneth Kraegel

 

Clever Jack Takes the Cake
by Candace Flemming

 
 

February 23 at 10:30 AM

The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
by Lauren Murray

 
 

 

The Princess and the Pig
by Jonathan Emmett

Snowy Stories
January 12, 19 & 26
10:30 - 11:45 AM
Ages 4 - 10

Let it snow, we'll be cozy and snug at Theater for Kids! Join our professional actors as they bring seasonal stories to life, then share you own amazing imagination during an interactive workshop. Designed for kids ages 4-10, Play Me a Story is a perfect fun filled Saturday morning activity for a blustery winter day!

 


January 12 at 10:30 AM

Play Me a Story
3rd BIRTHDAY PARTY!

Join us for a treat after the workshop as we celebrate 3 terrific years of Theater for Kids!


The Mitten by Jan Brett



 The Hat by Jan Brett
 


 January 19 at 10:30 AM


...and Tango Makes Three
by Justin Richardson
& Peter Parnell

 



One Cool Friend
by Toni Buzzeo

 

 January 26 at 10:30 AM


The Practically Perfect Pajamas
by Erik Brooks

 

 


Cold Snap
by Eileen Spinelli

Crazy Critters
November 3, 10 & 17
10:30 - 11:45 AM

Hug a bug and squeeze a weasel!
Enjoy a performance of stories about quirky & cuddly critters,
then let out your wild side during our interactive post reading workshop.

 


November 3 at 10:30 AM

Prudence Wants a Pet
by Cathleen Daly

My Snake Blake
by Randy Siegel

WonTon: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku
by Lee Wardlaw






November 10th at 10:30 AM
SOLD OUT

LLama LLama Red Pajama
by Anna Dewdney

Squid and Octopus
Friends for Always
by Tao Nyeu

George Flies South
by Simon James







November 17 at 10:30 AM

Sneaky Weasel
by Hannah Shaw

Those Darn Squirrels

by Adam Rubin

Silly vs Scary Stories
October 6, 13, 20 & 27
10:30 - 11:45 AM

October is the spookiest month, let's make it silly too! A fine blend of tales that will make you laugh & send a chill up your spine - all at the same time. See our actors bring silly and scary tales to life, then we'll take a vote on which ones we like best. Kids will love the chance to show off their sillest, scariest moves in our post performance workshops.

 

October 6 at 10:30 AM

Tales for Very Picky Eaters
by Josh Schneider


October 13th at 10:30 AM

E-mergency
by Tom Lichtenheld
and Ezra Fields- Meyer

Zombie in Love
by Kelly DiPucchio

 



October 20th at 10:30 AM

The Baby That Roared
by Simon Puttock


 

October 27th at 10:30 AM
HALLOWEEN PARTY!!
Wear your costume, play some tricks
and have a treat at Theater for Kids!

Bone Soup
by Cambria Evans

By The Light of the Halloween Moon
by Carolyn Stutson



   
   

Stories Made in Maine
April 7, 14, 21, 28
10:30 AM

Read local! So many amazing authors and illustrators live and work in Maine.
We are super excited to dedicate a month to some fantastic stories that were
made right here! Join our professional actors as we perform home grown tales and then
show off your skills in our interactive acting workshop based on the stories.

April 7th at 10:30 AM

The Circus Ship
by Chris Van Dusen

 

 

 



Down to the Sea with Mr Magee
by Chris Van Dusen

April 14th at 10:30 AM

Carmine A Little More Red
by Melissa Sweet

 

Betsy Who Cried Wolf
by Gail Carson Levine,
illustrated by Scott Nash

April 21st at 10:30 AM

Too Many Frogs
by Ann and John Hassett

A Mouse in the House
by Ann and John Hassett

April 28th at 10:30 AM

**SPECIAL AUTHOR EVENT**
Meet Amy MacDonald, author of Little Beaver and the Echo and Rachel Fister's Blister, then enjoy a performance & workshop!

Rachel Fister's Blister
by Amy McDonald

Little Beaver and The Echo
by Amy McDonald

 

 

 

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Imagination Junction
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
10:30 AM

 What are the 3 most important tools in the actor's tool box?
Body, voice and IMAGINATION!
 

Join us for a month of stories that celebrate creativity and innovation,
then show off your own spectacular imagination
during our interactive workshops.

 

 
 

March 3rd
10:30 AM

Jimmy Zangwow's
Out of This World
Moon Pie Adventure
by Tony DiTerlizzi

 
 

Ted
by Tony DiTerlizzi

 
 

March 10th
10:30 AM

The Boy Who
Cried Ninja
by Alex Latimer

 
Timothy and the
Strong Pajamas
by Viviane Schwarz
 
 

March 17th
10:30 AM

Bink & Gollie
by Kate DiCamillo,
Alison McGhee
& Tony Fucile

 
 

March 24th
10:30 AM

Clink
by Kelly DiPucchio

 
 

Enemy Pie
by Derek Munson

 
 

March 31st
10:30 AM

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
by Laura Numeroff

 

 

   
   

 

Midwinter Meltdown
February 4, 11, 18, 25
10:30 AM

The weather outside may be frightful, but we are cozy and snug at Theater for Kids! Celebrate the coldest season with our wintery mix of snow filled stories, then warm yourself from your head to your toes with our invigorating acting workshops!

 

February 4th
10:30 AM

Tacky the Penguin
by Helen Lester

 

Punxsutawney Phyllis
by Susanna 
Leonard Hill

February 11th
10:30 AM

Smitten
by David Gordon

 

A Mountain of Mittens
by Lynn Plourde

February 18th
10:30 AM

Willow and the Snow Day Dance
by Denise Brennan Nelson

 

Winter Woes
by Marty Kelley

February 25th
10:30 AM

Bear Snores On
by Karma Wilson

Big Wolf, Little Wolf
& The Leaf That Wouldn't Fall
by Nadine Brun-Cosme


Amazing Animal Antics 
January 14, 21, 28
10:30 AM
 

 Crawl like a bug, howl like a wolf, growl like a bear and interrupt...like a chicken? Enjoy a warm and fuzzy dramatic reading by Portland Stage Affilate Artists, then show off your wild side in an interactive acting workshop based on the stories.

January 14th
10:30 AM
SOLD OUT

Interrupting Chicken
by David Ezra Stein

Mr. Wolf's Pancakes
by Jan Fearnley
 

January 21st
10:30 AM
SOLD OUT

And Here's To You
by David Elliot

   

The Bugliest Bug
by Carol Diggory Shields 
& Scott Nash

January 28th
10:30 AM
SOLD OUT

You Will Be My Friend
by Peter Brown

   

Action & Adventure Tales
November 5, 12 & 19
10:30 AM

 Swashbucklers, explorers and thrill seekers wanted! Jump into the action at Theater for Kids as we bring high-octane tales and amazing adventure stories to life, then take charge of the story during the post reading workshop.

Traction Man

November 5th at 10:30 AM

 

Traction Man meets
Turbo Dog
by Mini Grey

Shark vs Train

Shark vs Train
by Chris Barton


 

November 12th at 10:30 AM

April and Esme,
Tooth Fairies
by Bob Graham

Trouble Gum

Trouble Gum
by Matthew Cordell

 Archie and the Pirates

 November 19th at 10:30 AM

 

 

Archie and the Pirates
by Marc Rosenthal

Paper Princess

The Paper Princess
by Elisa Kleven

 

(Not too) Scary Stories
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
10:30 AM

What makes you feel scared? Whether it's bullies or monsters under the bed - we've got a story to help you cope! Join Theater for Kids as we read slightly scary stories and not too terrifying tales, then act out your inner monster in an interactive workshop.

October 1st at 10:30 AM

Hooway for Wodney Wat
by Helen Lester

   
The Shivers

October 8th at 10:30 AM

The Shivers in the Fridge
by Fran Manushkin

Scary People

A Little Bit Scary
People
by Emily Jenkins
 

Gruffalo

October 15th at 10:30 AM

The Gruffalo
by Julia Davidson

I Need My Monster

I Need My Monster
by Amanda Noll

Book That Eats People

October 22nd at 10:30 AM

The Book That Eats People
by John Perry

 

Bats at the Library
by Brian Lies
 

Halloween House

October 29th at 10:30 AM

SPECIAL HALLOWEEN
CELEBRATION - COSTUMES
WELCOME!!

The Halloween House
by Erica Silverman

Sifty Sifty Sam

The Ghost of
Sifty Sifty Sam
by Angela Shelf Medearis 

   
   

CRAZY KIDS
September 11, 18, 25 - 2010
10:30 AM

Crazy Kids

Calling all kids - these books are about you! See how kids like you get ready for school, avoid going to bed and drive their parents crazy! Watch as our professional actors discover their inner children during the readings, then participate by acting out zany antics of your own during the post reading workshops.

 Owen
OWEN Copyright © 1993 by Kevin Henkes.
Used by Permission of HarperCollins Publishers.

September 11

Owen
by Kevin Henkes

 

Abigail Spells
Abigail Spells Copyright 2009 © Anna  Alter,
reproduced with permission of the author

 

 

 

 

 

Abigail Spells
by Anna Alter

 

Grace for President
Grace for President Copyright 2008 ©  Kelly DiPucchio,
reproduced with permission of the author

 

 Grace for President! 
by Kelly DiPucchio

 

A Couple of Boys
A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee.
Copyright  ©  2008 by Marla Frazee

September 18


A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever
by Marle Frazee

Penguin
PENGUIN. Copyright © 2007 Polly Dunbar.
Reproduced by permission of the publisher,
Candlewick Press,Somerville, MA on behalf of
Walker Books, Ltd., London.

 

 Penguin
by Polly Dunbar

 

Good Babies
Good Babies Copyright 2005 © Tim Myers, reproduced with permission of the author.

September 25

Good Babies
by Tim Myers

 Jitterbug Jam
Jitterbug Jam Copyright © 2010 Barbara Jean Hicks, reproduced with permission of the author

 

 

Jitterbug Jam
by Barbara Jean Hicks

   
 

 

ANIMALS ON THE LOOSE!
October 2, 9, 16 & 23 2010
10:30 AM

 

Animals

Watch out for that crocodile! Imagine a place where sharks are scared of tigers, owls beg for bedtime, and cows can type. Watch our professional actors read these mixed up tales, then act out your animal instincts in an interactive workshop.

Scaredy Squirrel
Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach is used by permission of
Kids Can Press. Text and illustrations ©
2008 by Mélanie Watt.

October 2

Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach
by Melanie Watt

Bats at the Beach
Bats at the Beach Copyright 2006 © Brian Lies,
reproduced with permission of the author

Bats at the Beach
by Brian Lies

Shark & Lobster
SHARK AND LOBSTER'S AMAZING
UNDERSEA ADVENTURE.
Text and Illustrations © 2006 by
Silvia T. Viviane Schwarz.
Coloring copyright © 2006 by
Joel Stewart. Reproduced by permission of
the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA
on behalf of Walker Books, Ltd., London.

Shark and Lobster's Amazing Undersea Adventure
by Viviane Schwarz

Guji Guji
Guji Guji Copyright © 2004 Chih-Yuan Chen, reproduced
with permission of Kane Miller Publishing

October 9 

Guji Guji
by Chih-Yuan Chen

I Crocodile
I, Crocodile Copyright © 1999 Fred Marcellino,
used with permission of his estate.

I, Crocodile
by Fred Marcellino

Click CLack Moo
CLICK, CLACK, MOO: COWS THAT TYPE
Copyright © Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin

October 16 

Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type
by Doreen Cronin

Trudy
Trudy Copyright © Henry Cole,
reproduced with permission of the author

Trudy
by Henry Cole

Stellluna
Copyright © 1993 by Janell Cannon from the book Stellaluna. Reproduced with permission of the author and the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.

October 23

Stella Luna
by Janell Cannon

 

Little Hoot
Little Hoot copyright 2007 © by Amy Krouse Rosenthal,
illustrated by Jen Corace.

Little Hoot
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

THE TALLEST TALES EVER TOLD
October 30 &
November 6, 13, 20 2010
10:30 AM

Tall Tales

Want to hear the story of the three little pigs from the wolf's point of view? Meet the strongest woman on the frontier? Watch a princess defy gravity? Come to this month's readings of fabulous fables and twisted tall tales, then see what it's like to become a legend in your own time during our acting workshops!

Workshop series starts Saturday October 30th at 10:30 AM. Sign up for all 4 readings + workshops or choose your favorite, $50 for the series or $15 each. Ages 4 -10. 
Click here for a registration form, email theaterforkids@portlandstage.org or call 207-774-1043 x117 with questions or to sign up.

Click on the book jacket or title to link to authors websites

 

3 little pigs
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
and illustrated by Lane Smith.
Text copyright  ©  1989 by Jon Scieszka.

October 30


True Story of the Three Little Pigs
by Jon Scieszka

 

3 silly girls
3 Silly Girls Grubb Copyright © 2004 John & Ann Hassett, reproduced with permission of the authors

Three Silly Girls Grubb
by John & Ann Hassett

 

Cendrillon
Cendrillon Copyright © 2001 Robert San Souci,
reproduced with permission of the author

November 6

Cendrillon
by Rober San Souci
 

Little Babaji
The Story of Little Babaji © Fred Marcellino,
used with permission of his estate.

 

The Tale of Little Babaji
by Fred Marcellino

Swamp Angel
Swamp Angel  by Anne Isaacs and Illustrated by Paul Zelinsky.
Text copyright 1994 by Anne Isaacs.

November 13
 
Swamp Angel
by Anne Isaacs
 

Contest Sun and Wind
The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind Copyright © 2008 Heather Forest, reproduced with permission of the author

The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind
retold by Heather Forest

Hyacinth
Princess Hyancinth: the Surprising Tale of a Girl who Floated
by Florence Parry Heide and illustrated by Lane Smith.
Text copyright © 2009 by Florence Parry Heide

November 20

Princess Hyacinth: The Suprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated

by Florence Parry Heide 
 

Luck of the Lock Ness Monster
The Luck of the Loch Ness Monster: A Tale of Picky Eating Copyright ©  A.W. Flaherty, reproduced with permission of the author

 

The Luck of the Loch Ness Monster: A Tale of Picky Eating

by AW Flaherty
3 snowbears

Winter Wonderland
January 
15, 22 & 29 2011
10:30 AM

Feeling chilly? Come in and warm up with our Winter Wonderland series! Listen to our actors read a seasonal tale or two, then work off some energy in our interactive theater workshops. Let it snow, we'll be cozy and snug at Theater for Kids!

Workshop series starts Saturday January 15th at 10:30 AM. Sign up for the whole series of 3 readings + workshops or choose your favorite, $40 for the series or $15 each. Click here for a registration form, email theaterforkids@portlandstage.org or call 207-774-1043 x117 with questions or to sign up.

Click on the book jacket or title to link to authors websites

3 snowbears

January 15th at 10:30 AM





The Three Snow Bears 
by Jan Brett

Trolls

Trouble with Trolls
by Jan Brett 

Magee

January 22 at 10:30 AM





Learning to Ski with Mr. Magee
by Chris Van Dusen 

Tacky

Tacky the Penguin
by Helen Lester 

Thanks

January 29th at 10:30 AM





Thanks to the Animals
by Allen Sockabasin 

Waiting for Winter

Waiting for Winter
by Sebastian Meschenmoser 

Tracks in the Snow
by Wong Herbert Yee


Imaginations Take Flight
February 5, 12, 19 & 26 2011
10:30 AM

 

Looking for some inspiration? You've come to the right place! Join us as we read books that celebrate creativity, then show off you own spectacular imagination during a post-reading acting workshop.

Children's workshop series starts Saturday February 5th at 10:30 AM. Sign up for the whole series of 4 readings + workshops or choose your favorite, $50 for the series or $15 each.  Click here for a registration form, email theaterforkids@portlandstage.org or call 207-774-1043 x117 with questions or to sign up.

Click on the book jacket or title to link to authors websites

Do Nothing

February 5th at 10:30 AM

 

 

 

Let's Do Nothing
by Tony Fucile 

Iggy

Iggy Peck, Architect
by Andrea Beaty

 

February 12 at 10:30 AM

 

 

 

Sparrow Girl
by Sarah Pennypacker 

The Robot and the Bluebird
by David Lucas

February 19 at 10:30 AM


 

A River of Words - The Story of William Carlos Williams
by Jen Bryant

 

This is Just to Say

This is Just to Say
by Joyce Sidman


Jazz Baby
by Lisa Wheeler

Skippyjon Jones

February 26 at 10:30 AM

Skippyjon Jones
in the Doghouse


Precious and the Boo Hag
by Patricia McKissack and
Onawumi Jean Moss

 Silly Stories!
March 5, 12, 19 & 26 2011
10:30 AM 

Sometimes you just have to laugh! A whole month of rollicking tales to tickle your funny bone, especially for kids with an exceptional sense of humor. Join us as our top notch professional actors (as comedians!) entertain and educate with this series of books guarenteed to bring a smile to audiences of all ages. 

This theater workshop series for children starts Saturday March 5th at 10:30 AM. Sign up for the whole series of 4 readings + workshops or choose your favorite, $50 for the series or $15 each.  Click here for a registration form, email theaterforkids@portlandstage.org or call 207-774-1043 x117 with questions or to sign up.

Click on the book jacket or title to link to authors websites
 

Do Nothing

March 5 at 10:30 AM

 

 

 

Punk Farm
by Jarett J Krosoczka 

Iggy

Pigs in the Mud in the
Middle of the Rud
by Lynn Plourde
 

March 12 at 10:30 AM

 

 

 

Children Make Terrible Pets
by Peter Brown

Me and My Cat
by Satoshi Kitamura

March 19 at 10:30 AM


 

Pssst!
by Adam Rex

 

 

Over the Moon
by Rachel Vail


March 26 at 10:30 AM

Arnie the Doughnut
by Laurie Keller

Skippyjon Jones

It's A Book
by Lane Smith

 


 

 


2013-2014
SEASON

 

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
by August Wilson
SEP 24 - OCT 20, 2013


Vigil
by Morris Panych
OCT 29 - NOV 17, 2013


Santaland Diaries
by David Sedaris
Dec 3 - DEC 22, 2013
In the Studio Theater

A Christmas Carol
by Hans Christian Andersen
NOV 29 - DEC 22, 2013


Trouble Is My Business

by Joseph Vass
JAN 21 - FEB 16, 2014

Veils
WORLD PREMIERE
by Tom Coash

FEB 25 - MAR 16, 2014


Tribes
by Nina Raine
MAR 25 - APR 13, 2014

The Savannah Disputation
by Evan Smith
APR 22 - MAY 18, 2014