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Production History

2018-2019

The Best Summer Ever (July 11 – 29, 2018)
Last Stop on Market Street (September 15 – October 21, 2019)
I Come From Arizona (October 9 – November 25, 2018)
Dr. Seuss’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas (November 9, 2018 – January 6, 2019)
Mr. Popper’s Penguins (January 15 – February 24, 2019)
The Biggest Little House in the Forest (January 29 – March 10, 2019)
The Hobbit (March 12 – April 14, 2019)
Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical (April 28 – June 23, 2019)

 

2017-2018

The Abominables (September 12 – October 15, 2017)
Balloonacy (October 3 – November 12, 2017)
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas (November 7, 2017 – January 7, 2018)
The Wiz (January 23 – March 18, 2018)
CTC on Tour: Seedfolks (Nebraska, Minnesota, and New York: February 23 – May 23, 2018)
Corduroy (March 6 – May 20, 2018)
Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax (April 17 – June 10, 2018)

 

2016-2017

Pinocchio (July 15 – August 14, 2016)
Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play! (September 13 – October 23, 2016)
The Last Firefly (September 27 – November 15, 2016)
Cinderella (November 8, 2016 – January 8, 2017)
CTC on Tour: The Snowy Day and other stories by Ezra Jack Keats (January 19 – February 26, 2017)
Dr. Seuss’s The Sneetches The Musical (February 8 – March 26, 2017)
A Year with Frog and Toad (April 18 – June 18, 2017)
CTC on Tour: Seedfolks (Seattle: March 23 – April 16, 2018; ASSITEJ World Congress in South Africa – May 2018)

 

2015-2016

Akeelah and the Bee (September 1 – October 11, 2015)
Jungle Book (September 29 – December 20, 2015)
The Wizard of Oz (November 3, 2015 – January 10, 2016)
The Frog Bride (January 12 – February 28, 2016)
The Snowy Day and other stories by Ezra Jack Keats (February 9 – March 20, 2016)
Animal Dance (March 22 – May 1, 2016)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Musical (April 12 – June 12, 2016)

 

2014-2015

Busytown the Musical (September 16 – October 26, 2014)
Seedfolks (September 30 – November 9, 2014)
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas (November 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015)
Snowflake (January 13 – February 22, 2015)
The Biggest Little House in the Forest (February 3 – March 15, 2015)
Huck Finn (March 3 – April 4, 2015)
Peter Pan the Musical (April 21 – June 21, 2015)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (July 7 – August 16, 2015)

2013-2014

Charlotte’s Web (September 17, 2013 – October 27, 2013)
The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go! (October 8, 2013 – November 17, 2013)
Cinderella (November 12, 2013 – January 5, 2014)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites (January 14, 2014 – February 23, 2014)
The Scarecrow and His Servant (March 11, 2014-April 6, 2014)
Balloonacy (March 25, 2014 – May 4, 2014)
Shrek the Musical (April 22, 2014 – June 15, 2014)
Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat (May 22, 2014 – July 27, 2014)

 

2012-2013

Buccaneers (September 11, 2012 – October 21, 2012)
Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat (September 25, 2012 – December 2, 2012)
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas (November 6, 2012 – December 30, 2012)
Pinocchio (January 15, 2013 – February 24, 2013)
Jackie and Me (March 12, 2013 – April 14, 2013)
The Biggest Little House in the Forest (January 24, 2013 – March 17, 2013)
Alice in Wonderland (April 30, 2013 – June 15, 2013)
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (June 21, 2013 – July 21, 2013)

 

2011-2012

Mercy Watson to the Rescue! (September 6, 2011 – October 23, 2011)
A Wrinkle in Time (September 27, 2011 – December 4, 2011)
The Wizard of Oz (November 8, 2011 – January 8, 2012)
Harold and the Purple Crayon (January 17, 2012 – February 26, 2012)
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy (March 13, 2012 – April 8, 2012)
Pippi Longstocking (April 24, 2012 – June 10, 2012)

 

2010-2011

Dr. Seuss’s The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (September 7, 2010 – October 30, 2010)
Robin Hood (September 28, 2010 – December 5, 2010)
A Christmas Story (November 16, 2010 – December 31, 2010)
Babe, the Sheep Pig (January 11, 2011 – February 27, 2011)
Barrio Grrrl!: A New Musical (March 2, 2011 – March 27, 2011)
Annie (April 12, 2011 – June 26, 2011)

 

2009-2010

Bert & Ernie, Goodnight! (September 8, 2009 – October 25, 2009)
The Mayhem Poets (October 13, 2009 – November 7, 2009)
Cinderella (November 10, 2009 – January 2, 2010)
Mr. McGee and the Biting Flea (January 20, 2010 – February 21, 2010)
According to Coyote (February 9, 2010 – March 21, 2010)
Iron Ring (March 9, 2010 – April 10, 2010)
Disney’s Mulan Jr. (April 27, 2010 – June 13, 2010)
The Biggest Little House in the Forest (April 27, 2010 – June 20, 2010)

 

2008-2009

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (July 8, 2008 – July 20, 2008)
Peter Pan (September 5, 2008 – January 3, 2009)
Madeline and the Gypsies (September 16, 2008 – October 26, 2008)
Five Fingers of Funk (October 21, 2008 – November 16, 2008)
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (November 11, 2008 – January 3, 2009)
The Gruffalo (January 13, 2009 – February 22, 2009)
Romeo and Juliet (February 10, 2009 – March 15, 2009)
Iqbal (March 3, 2009 – March 28, 2009)
Circoluna (Circus Moon) (March 31, 2009 – April 26, 2009)
Ramona Quimby (April 21, 2009 – June 7, 2009)

2007-2008

Disney’s High School Musical (June 28, 2007 – July 22, 2007)
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (August 21, 2007 – October 28, 2007)
Average Family (September 4, 2007 – October 6, 2007)
Fashion 47 (September 25, 2007 – October 21, 2007)
A Special Trade (November 6, 2007 – December 30, 2007)
A Year With Frog and Toad (November 13, 2007 – January 5, 2008)
Bud, Not Buddy (January 15, 2008 – February 16, 2008)
The Stones (February 12, 2008 – March 9, 2008)
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (February 26, 2008 – April 6, 2008)
The Magic Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (April 22, 2008 – June 15, 2008)

 

2006-2007

The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) (August 22, 2006-October 29, 2006)
The Watsons Go To Birmingham – 1963 (September 5, 2006-October 7, 2006)
Antigone (October 24, 2006-November 19, 2006)
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas (November 8, 2006-December 31, 2006)
Disney’s High School Musical (January 3, 2007-March 11, 2007)
Tales of a West Texas Marsupial Girl (January 16, 2007-February 25, 2007)
Huck Finn (March 6, 2007-April 7, 2007)
The Lost Boys of Sudan (March 27, 2007-April 22, 2007)
Seussical (April 24, 2007-June 17, 2007)
The Green Sheep (May 8, 2007-June 3, 2007)

 

2005-2006

Sleeping Beauty (August 23, 2005-October 29, 2005)
4-ISH (August 31, 2005-October 8, 2005)
The Cat’s Journey (October 4, 2005-October 30, 2005)
Flow (November 3, 2005-November 20, 2005)
Disney’s Aladdin (November 15, 2005-January 6, 2006)
Reeling (January 17, 2006-March 4, 2006)
Prom (February 14, 2006-March 19, 2006)
Esperanza Rising (March 14, 2006-April 15, 2006)
Anon(ymous) (April 4, 2006-April 30, 2006)
Pippi Longstocking (April 25, 2006-June 18, 2006)

 

2004-2005

Go, Dog, Go! (August 17, 2004-October 30, 2004)
Hansel and Gretel (August 31, 2004-October 9, 2004)
A Year With Frog and Toad (November 16, 2004-January 7, 2005)
Brooklyn Bridge (January 18, 2005-February 19, 2005)
Splash Hatch on the E Going Down (February 2, 2005-February 13, 2005)
The Monkey King (March 1, 2005-April 16, 2005)
The Hobbit (April 26, 2005-June 19, 2005)

 

2003-2004

Honk! The Ugly Duckling (August 19, 2003-November 1, 2003)
Amber Waves (September 2, 2003-October 11, 2003)
The Wizard of Oz (November 18, 2003-January 10, 2004)
Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse (January 20, 2004-March 6, 2004)
Prom (March 4, 2004-March 21, 2004)
Snapshot Silhouette (March 16, 2004-April 17, 2004)
The Magic Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (April 27, 2004-June 20, 2004)
CTC On Tour: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

 

2002-2003

A Year with Frog and Toad (August 20, 2002-November 2, 2002)
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (September 3, 2002-October 19, 2002)
The Wizard of Oz (November 19, 2002-January 12, 2003)
Once Upon a Forest (January 21, 2003-March 8, 2003)
Korczak’s Children (March 18, 2003-April 19, 2003)
Dr. Seuss’s The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (April 29, 2003-June 22, 2003)
Antigone (May 9, 2003-May 24, 2003)
CTC On Tour: Snowflake

 

2001-2002

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (August 21, 2001-November 3, 2001)
Dragonwings (September 4, 2001-October 21, 2001)
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas (November 14, 2001-January 5, 2002)
The Beggars’ Strike (January 15, 2002-February 16, 2002)
The Snow Queen (February 26, 2002-April 13, 2002)
Alice in Wonderland (April 23, 2002-June 16, 2002)
CTC On Tour: Grimm Tales

 

2000-2001

Stamping, Shouting & Singing Home (August 29, 2000-October 22, 2000)
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (September 5, 2000-November 5, 2000)
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe (November 15, 2000-January 6, 2001)
Lyle the Crocodile (January 16, 2001-April 7, 2001)
Mississippi Panorama (February 20, 2001-April 1, 2001)
Pippi Longstocking (April 17, 2001-June 9, 2001)
CTC On Tour: Lyle the Crocodile

 

1999-2000

A Village Fable (August 31, 1999-October 30, 1999)
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse (September 7, 1999-November 7, 1999)
Cinderella
Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham/Garrison Keillor’s The Old Man
Starry Messenger: A Fantasia on the Life of Gallileo
Pinocchio (April 11, 2000-June 10, 2000)
CTC On Tour: Tremendously Tall Tales by Capt. Eddie B. Brown and his Traveling All-Star Yokels

 

1998-1999

Mr. Popper’s Penguins
Afternoon of the Elves
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Mr. A’s Amazing Maze Plays
Whale
Once on This Island
CTC On Tour: Wondrous Tales of Old Japan

 

1997-1998

The Prince and the Pauper
Madeline’s Rescue
Peter Pan
Boundless Grace
The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes
Dr. Seuss’s The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (April 14, 1998-June 13, 1998)
CTC On Tour: Tomie dePaola’s Strega Nona

 

1996-1997

Little Women (August 29, 1996-October 19, 1996)
The Reluctant Dragon (August 31, 1996-November 3, 1996)
Cinderella (November 13, 1996-December 28, 1996)
Miss Nelson is Missing (January 7, 1997-April 13, 1997)
Don Quixote (February 5, 1997-February 22, 1997)
Not Without Laughter (March 4, 1997-April 19, 1997)
The Hobbit (April 29, 1997-June 21, 1997)
CTC On Tour: A Mark Twain Storybook

 

1995-1996

The Invisible Man
Tomie dePaola’s Mother Goose
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Linnea in Monet’s Garden
The Adventure of Mottel
The Story of Babar, the little elephant
CTC On Tour: Ramona Quimby

 

1994-1995

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Animal Fables From Aesop
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Amazing Grace
East of the Sun and West of the Moon
The Wind in the Willows
CTC On Tour: Animal Fables (From Aesop)

 

1993-1994

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Strega Nona Meets Her Match
Cinderella
Crow and Weasel
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Alice in Wonderland
CTC On Tour: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

 

1992-1993

Treasure Island
Mr. Popper’s Penguins
The Jungle Book (O’Shaughnessy)
The Velveteen Rabbit
Beatrix Potter’s Christmas (O’Shaughnessy)
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
CTC On Tour: The Jungle Book
The Miser
Dr. Seuss’s The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (O’Shaughnessy)

 

1991-1992

A Wrinkle in Time
On the Wings of the Hummingbirds: Tales of Trinidad
Merry Christmas, Strega Nona (O’Shaughnessy)
Ramona Quimby
Our Town
Beauty and the Beast
The Little Match Girl
A Wrinkle in Time (O’Shaughnessy)
CTC On Tour: The Canterville Ghost

 

1990-1991

Oliver Twist
Madeline’s Rescue
Peter Pan
Cinderella (O’Shaughnessy)
Lyle the Crocodile
A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Pinocchio
Tour (National/O’Shaughnessy): Pippi Longstocking
China Exchange: Dr. Seuss’ The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

 

1989-1990

Coyote Discovers America
The Story of Babar, the little elephant
Cinderella
Tomie de Paola’s Mother Goose
Nancy Drew Mystery
The Hobbit
Tour (National): Raggedy Ann & Andy
Soviet Exchange (Host): A Dream to be Continued

 

1988-1989

The Velveteen Rabbit
The Adventures of Robin Hood
Beatrix Potter’s Christmas
The Secret Garden
Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars
Rembrandt Takes a Walk
Pippi Longstocking
CTC On Tour: Rumpelstiltskin & Kalulu and His Money Farm: Two African Tales
Soviet Exchange: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Soviet Exchange: Rembrandt Takes a Walk

 

1987-1988

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Raggedy Ann & Andy
Merry Christmas, Strega Nona
Young Jane Eyre
Harriet the Spy
The Troubles: Children of Belfast
Dr. Seuss’s The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
CTC On Tour: Little Women

 

1986-1987

Little House on the Prairie
Strega Nona
Beatrix Potter’s Christmas
Hansel and Gretel
Rumpelstiltskin & Kalulu and His Money Farm: Two African Tales
Dracula
Little Miss Hollywood
Alice in Wonderland
CTC On Tour: Hansel and Gretel

 

1985-1986

King Arthur and the Magic Sword
The Adventures of a Bear Called Paddington
Goldilocks and the 3 Bears & Little Red Riding Hood
Cinderella
The Adventures of Mottel
Harold and the Purple Crayon
Little Women
The Emperor’s New Clothes
Peter Pan

 

1984-1985

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Madeline and the Gypsies
The Mystery of the Tattered Trunk
The Little Match Girl
The Princess and the Pea
Penrod
Outreach Tour: Hand in Hand

 

1983-1984

The Secret Garden
The Adventures of Babar
Cinderella
Frankenstein
The Nightingale
Pinocchio
Video: Frankenstein
Outreach Tour: Hand in Hand
Summer Theatre Institute: Raisin’ Cain, Raymond in Space, The Troubles: Children of Belfast

 

1982-1983

Dr. Seuss’s The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
Mr. Pickwick’s Christmas
Pippi Longstocking
The Clown of God
The Red Shoes
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Wind in the Willows
Outreach Tour: Brothers and Sisters
Summer Theatre Institute: Aviation, Catch a Z, The Convention Grill-Part I, One That Goes Out
Video: The Red Shoes & The Wind in the Willows

 

1981-1982

Kidnapped in London
Puss in Boots
The Little Match Girl
The Cookie Jar
Phantom of the Opera
Alice in Wonderland
Video: Alice in Wonderland & Puss in Boots
Outreach Tour: Brothers and Sisters
Summer Theatre Institute: Across Town, The Contenders, Ten-and-a-Half

 

1980-1981

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Story of Babar, the little elephant
Cinderella
The Three Musketeers
The Clown of God
The Marvelous Land of Oz
Video: The Marvelous Land of Oz
Summer Theatre Institute: Desert in Flower, The Great American Family, Merely Players

 

1979-1980

Treasure Island
The Emperor’s New Clothes
Sleeping Beauty
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Falling Moon
Dr. Seuss’s The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
Moon Over Rio
The Festival of Our Lord of the Ships
Summer Theatre Institute: Equinox, Stargazer

 

1978-1979

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Hansel and Gretel
A Christmas Carol
The Little Mermaid
Good Morning, Mr. Tillie
Pinocchio
The Green Beetle Dance
The Sitwells at Sea
Residency (South High School): Bullseye
Summer Theatre Institute: Summer Matters

 

1977-1978

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
Thieves’ Carnival
The Little Match Girl
Beauty and the Beast
A Circle is the Sun
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
The Rivals
Punch and Judy & The Three Sillies
Summer Theatre Institute: A Taste of Berries

 

1976-1977

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Regional Tour: Goldilocks and the 3 Bears & Little Red Riding Hood
The Importance of Being Earnest
Cinderella
The Dream Fisher
Romeo and Juliet
Oliver!
A Suitcase and Variations on a Similar Theme
Summer Theatre Institute: Three Can’t Fit in a Rickshaw

 

1975-1976

Treasure Island
The Sea Gull
The Little Match Girl
Mother Goose
The Snow Queen
Twelfth Night
A Room in Paradise
Regional Tour: Mother Goose
Local Tour: Paul Bunyan Meets His Match
Summer Theatre Institute: The Empty Place
Tour (Mexico): The Nightingale

 

1974-1975

Pinocchio
Ukrainian Tales: The Fat Cat & The Chatterbox
On the Harmfulness of Tobacco, The Swan Song, A Celebration
Cinderella
The Nightingale
He Who Gets Slapped
Peter and the Wolf & The Ugly Duckling
The Imaginary Invalid
Residency (South High School): No Strings
Summer Theatre Institute: The Squeeze

 

1973-1974

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
A Christmas Carol
The Nightingale
The Boy Friend
The Fourposter
Regional Tour: Hansel and Gretel, The Nightingale
Summer Theatre Institute: Changes
Residency (St. Olaf College): Memory Petals

 

1972-1973

Raggedy Ann & Andy
Bellavita & Sicilian Limes
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
The Netting of the Troupial
Johnny Appleseed
Local Tour: Rutabaga Follies
Summer Theatre Institute: Babes in Arms
Film: A Suitcase
Regional Tour: Rumpelstiltskin & Kalulu and His Money Farm: Two African Tales

 

1971-1972

Robin Hood: A Story of the Forest
Peter and the Wolf and The Ugly Duckling
Under the Milk Wood
Spoon River Anthology
Sleeping Beauty
Hansel and Gretel
The School for Scandal
The Cookie Jar
The Sitwells at Sea
Madeline and the Gypsies
A Suitcase & Variations on a Similar Theme
An Evening of Leonard Cohen
Tour (ASSITEJ/New England): Potpourri, Hang On to Your Head
Summer Theatre Institute: The Boy Friend, Musical Chairs

 

1970-1971

Rip Van Winkle
The Little Match Girl
Moliere’s “Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme”
The Princess and the Pea
The 3 Little Pigs & The 3 Billy Goats Gruff
Jerusalem
Little Women
The Adventures of Huck Finn
A Wall
Summer Theatre Institute: Children; Goodbye, Goodbye

 

1969-1970

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Cinderella
Kidnapped in London
Good Morning, Mr. Tillie
Alice in Wonderland
Goldilocks and the 3 Bears & Little Red Riding Hood
Tour (Washington, D.C.): The Lower Depths; Good Morning, Mr. Tillie

 

1968-1969

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
A Christmas Carol
The Little Mermaid
How Could You Tell?
Johnny Tremain
Chekhov’s “A Wedding” and Variations

 

1967-1968

Oliver Twist
The World of Mother Goose
Beauty and the Beast
Old Kieg of Malfi
The Emperor’s New Clothes
Variations on a Similar Theme

 

1966-1967

King Arthur and the Magic Sword
Cinderella
The Emperor’s Nightingale
Hang On to Your Head
Johnny Appleseed

 

1965-1966

The Sleeping Beauty
A Christmas Carol
Good Morning, Mr. Tillie
Rumpelstiltskin
The Pied Piper of Hamelin

 

As The Moppet Players:

 

1964-1965

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
A Christmas Fantasy in Dance
The Bremen Town Musicians
The World of Mother Goose
The Princess and the Pea
Mr. Muffie’s Magic Mimes
Jack and the Beanstalk

1963-1964

The Emperor’s New Clothes
Shoofly Pie for Christmas
Budelinck and The 3 Billy Goats Gruff
The Nightingale
Ozma of Oz
Hansel and Gretel

 

1962-1963

The Reluctant Dragon
Madeline
Winnie the Pooh
The Swineherd
Merry Tyll’s Pranks
Alice Through the Looking Glass

 

1961-1962

Pecos Bill
Bill Eden’s Magic Carnival
The Reluctant Dragon
Why the Chimes Rang
Sleeping Beauty
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
The Nightingale
The Magic Fishbone
The Magic Horse
Hansel and Gretel