Programs and Productions

Children’s Playhouse

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Dec 03, 2022

Piccadilly Puppets 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.

The North Pole Fa-La-La-La Follies

The North Pole Fa-La-La-La Follies

Dec 10, 2022

Get ready for hilarious holiday high-jinx as some talented residents of the North Pole perform in their annual talent show. The zany and colorful cast of characters includes a wisecracking fruitcake, a musical goose, tumbling teddy bears, a duo of dancing deer, the “not-so-abominable” snowman and much, much more!

Holiday Juggling Show

Holiday Juggling Show

Dec 17, 2022

Ron Anglin uses the toys he got growing up during the Holidays to perform a comic juggling show that celebrates Holiday traditions from around the world!

Aurora Theatre Academy Open House

Aurora Theatre Academy Open House

Jan 07, 2023

Join us for our Open House from 12pm-4pm for a tour of the Aurora and LAC, sampling of classes with our professional actors and Teaching Artists, and tons of fun.

Stiles & Drewe’s Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Public Performance)

Stiles & Drewe’s Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Public Performance)

Jan 14, 2023

From George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, the musical team that take Mary Poppins from the screen to the stage, comes a bear-sized helping of music and mayhem for students this winter at Lawrenceville Arts Center. Classic fairytale turned modern musical, Goldilocks and The Three Bears teaches us to keep our hands off others belongings or there will be consequences to “bear.” It’s the first Aurora Educational production on the new Clyde & Sandra Grand Stage. This field trip is “just right” for elementary school students with a story they know and love.

Squeeze the Clown

Squeeze the Clown

Jan 28, 2023

Squeeze the Clown takes his audience on a wonderful trip of clown music, clown magic, and clown imagination. Inspired by Motown era soul music, Buster Keaton, and the circus, Squeeze expands our perception of what is possible. Audiences will be mesmerized and filled with Joy from the antics of Squeeze the Clown.

Seven Stories from Seven Continents

Seven Stories from Seven Continents

Feb 04, 2023

Aurora Children’s Playhouse has been providing families with quality theatre since 2005!

Stories of the Sea: The Voyages of Sinbad

Stories of the Sea: The Voyages of Sinbad

Feb 11, 2023

Aurora Children’s Playhouse has been providing families with quality theatre since 2005!

Blacktop Playground: Improv for Kids

Blacktop Playground: Improv for Kids

Mar 11, 2023

What happens when a T-Rex tries to fly an airplane? If you skip dessert, does your cupcake cry because it misses you? Using quick wit and imagination, Blacktop instantly creates funny scenes using suggestions from the crowd, and when those suggestions come from kids, you get a hilariously creative comedy show with tons of audience interaction. 

Funny Folktales and Silly Stories

Funny Folktales and Silly Stories

Mar 25, 2023

Some sneaky, some clever, some greedy, some wise, the characters in these tales are like birds of a feather whose stories flock together. Come see Storyteller, Chetter Galloway, as he presents this high impact storytelling program with lots of energy, animation, and audience participation.  

Spring Break Magic Show

Spring Break Magic Show

Apr 05, 2023

Aurora Children’s Playhouse welcomes back magician Arthur Atsma for a special Spring Break Performance!  Arthur captivates folks of all ages with his sleight of hand magic in a show filled with audience interaction and comedy. You are going to love his April-foolishness as right before your eyes, the impossible happens. It’s not necessarily magic, but Arthur Atsma has a way of making tickets disappear, therefore reservations are strongly recommended for this popular performance!

The Princess and the Pea, Y’all

The Princess and the Pea, Y’all

Apr 15, 2023

Aurora Children’s Playhouse has been providing families with quality theatre since 2005!

Digger’s Dino Show

Digger’s Dino Show

Apr 29, 2023

Aurora Children’s Playhouse has been providing families with quality theatre since 2005!

Mago Junior Show

Mago Junior Show

May 06, 2023

Aurora Children’s Playhouse has been providing families with quality theatre since 2005!