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Aurora Children’s Playhouse

Aurora Children’s Playhouse
Saturdays at 10:00 & 11:30am

Tickets are $7

Aurora Theatre assembles the best children’s performers in the region, bringing them to Gwinnett County in order to give parents and their children a chance to experience their artistry in our amazing facility in downtown Lawrenceville.

We feature puppeteers, magicians, storytellers, jugglers and musicians as a part of this series intended for youngsters to have their first theatrical experiences. At about 45 minutes in length, perfect for the young attention span, these lively performances are fun for the whole family.


grace_cp_assetAugust 13, 2016
Grace for President

Based on the book by Kelly DiPucchio
Script, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing

Directed by Jaclyn Hofmann
Musical Direction by Ann-Carol Pence
Choreography by Jen MacQueen

Part of Aurora’s Learning Library Series

Current day reality collides with popular youth fiction. Aurora Learning Library presents a musical adaptation of Grace for President based on the book by Kelly DiPucchio. The story centers on plucky Grace Campbell, a third-grader frustrated by the lack of female faces in the White House. Grace inspires a school election and all is well until the most popular boy runs against her. Through the campaign grind, Grace and her classmates discover what it takes to be the best candidate and find fun in the wonderful world of politics. With the performances literally days away from an election with the first female presidential nominee in US history, it ties directly into current events with a civics lesson so fun children won’t realize how much they are learning.

Featuring: India Tyree, Edward McCreary, Jasmine Ellis, Elliott Folds, Cody Russell, Abi Sneathen & Cory Phelps


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No refunds, cancelations or exchanges. Please arrive at the theatre 15 minutes before curtain to ensure your reservation, otherwise your tickets may be released to those on the waiting list.

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Up next on Children’s Playhouse (Saturdays at 10:00am & 11:30am)


October 15, 2016
TRADITIONAL FOLKTALES WITH A TWIST

performed by Rob Cleveland

Rob Cleveland is a noted children’s author and storyteller extraordinaire. With a background as a successful stand-up comedian, Rob brings a unique take to some traditional folk tales, focusing especially on trickster characters such as Anansi, High John and Br’er Rabbit. Rob will delight audiences of all ages in his high-energy performance. Many parents and grandparents will remember Rob from his performances in such Aurora shows as Driving Miss Daisy and I’m Not Rappaport.

October 22, 2016
HALLOWEEN MAGIC SHOW

performed by Magician Arthur Atsma

In what has become an Aurora Children’s Playhouse holiday tradition, the Halloween Magic Show with Atlanta magician Arthur Atsma returns for a 7th year on October 22. Arthur Atsma will amaze and amuse folks of all ages with a show filled with captivating sleight of hand magic, audience interaction and comedy. It’s not necessarily magic, but Arthur Atsma has a way of making tickets disappear, therefore reservations are strongly recommended for this popular performance!