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Aurora Children’s Playhouse
Showtimes: Saturdays at 10:00am & 11:30am
Tickets are $7
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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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.
And new this season, all shows are at 10:00am and 11:30am!
|October 25, 2014
Halloween Magic Show
In what has become an Aurora Children’s Playhouse holiday tradition, the Halloween Magic Show returns for a 6th year with Atlanta magician Arthur Atsma. The Halloween Magic Show will be presented the Saturday before Halloween, October 25. 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.
|December 6, 2014
Santa’s Missing Mail
Ominous Crook and his sidekick, Skellmutt, are two dastardly bad-guys who are out to stop Christmas by stealing Santa Claus’ mail. You’ll meet some panicked elves, a wise-cracking reindeer, a dim-witted superhero and Santa, himself. The audience will also give David’s friend, Fitzgerald, some help in writing a letter to St. Nick. This production, written by David Stephens, debuted in 1998 and is being brought back for the holiday season. This 40-minute show incorporates moving-mouth hand puppets and is guaranteed to bring a smile.
|December 13, 2014
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
Piccadilly takes a few liberties with the classic holiday poem penned by Clement C. Moore more than 100 years ago. In this version, performed with hand puppets, children will get the real story of that night from a mouse who was an eyewitness to the whole affair. It’s a merry tale with lots of silly twists and turns to entertain and amuse children of all ages. Having entertained generations of families with puppet shows for over 30 years, it’s no surprise that Piccadilly Puppets continue to play to sell-out crowds.
2014–15 Aurora Children’s Playhouse Season Schedule