SEPTEMBER 29 – OCTOBER 15, 2017
Based on the book by Richard & Florence Atwater
Adapted for the stage by Pins & Needles Productions
Music by Luke Bateman, Lyrics by Richy Hughes
Produced by Casa Mañana Theatre by arrangement with Kenny Wax Family Entertainment & TC Beech
DIRECT FROM A SMASH-HIT NEW YORK AND LONDON WEST END SEASON
Painter and decorator by day, Mr. Popper spends his time dreaming of Antarctic adventures. He is astounded when one day a packing crate arrives on his doorstep and a penguin waddles out! With original songs and performing penguin puppets, this delightful, action packed musical adaptation of Richard and Florence Atwater’s popular book (also made into a Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey) is the perfect family treat for ages 4- 104!
NOVEMBER 24 – DECEMBER 23, 2017
Book by Noah Putterman
Music & Lyrics by David Christensen & Luke Holloway
Back by popular demand, your family will love making this your holiday tradition. When Santa announces that he’s retiring after a thousand years, the search is on for someone to fill his boots. Expecting to be the next Father Christmas, Henchy the Elf is disappointed when Santa has someone different in mind. Will Santa and his elves get Nick ready in time to deliver the toys all over the world? Or will the discouraged Henchy successfully sabotage Christmas? With hummable tunes like “What Would Santa Do?” and “Naughty or Nice,” Santa Claus – A New Musical will put the whole family in the holiday spirit!
FEBRUARY 2-18, 2018
Music by Michael Thurber & Douglas Lyons
Lyrics by Douglas Lyons
Book by Melvin Tunstall III
The legend of Peter Pan, the mischievous young boy who never grows up, is a story that never grows old. Wendy, now an adult, tells her stories to her daughter Jane, recalling her adventures in Neverland, where imagination runs as wild as the lost boys. The world-premiere musical Peter, Darling: The New Peter Pan Musical renews the classic story of those lost boys, pirates and natives with original music and tales that will inspire the whole family.
MARCH 23 – APRIL 8, 2018
Book by Kevin Del Aguila
Original Music & Lyrics by George Noriega & Joel Someillan
Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto Casa’s stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.
APRIL 20 – MAY 13, 2018
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice
Book by Linda Woolverton
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr, the story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. This “tale as old as time” will delight audiences of all ages.
CHILDREN’S SEASON TICKET PRICES
BOXES, SECTIONS 2 & 3
SECTIONS 1,4,5 & 9
Children’s Theatre at Casa Mañana is suitable for audiences of all ages.