The Hangar Theatre's 2013 KIDDSTUFF Season, a series of sparkling live theatre based on favorite children's books and stories, returns with another exciting lineup of plays and musicals for young audiences.
The season will kick-off with a cheery production of PINKALICIOUS the Musical (June 20 - 22), followed by an award-winning new play, With Two Wings (July 11 - 13). Next up is the jazzy, toe-tapping musical, A Year with Frog and Toad (July 18 - 20) followed by the beloved classic, James and the Giant Peach (August 1 -3). The season finishes with the "super-soul" musical The Wiz (August 15 - 17), a Tony Award-winning adaptation of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This special version for young audiences features students from the Hangar's Next Generation School of Theatre.
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PINKALICIOUS the Musical
Book and Lyrics by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann, Music and Lyrics by John Gregor
June 20 - 22
Pinkalicious is a young girl who loves the color pink. She's thrilled when she turns rosy herself after eating one too many pink cupcakes, but soon finds that being pink isn't all it's cracked up to be. Based on The New York Times best-selling children's book series, this fun-loving musical teaches to be careful what you wish for, and that a little self-control can go a long way.
With Two Wings
By Anne Negri
July 11 - 13
Inspired by the Greek myth of Icarus, the story unfolds in a magical land where people have wings. A young boy named Lyf finds himself grounded ? living an earthbound existence sheltered by his cautious parents. With the help of friends, Lyf must learn to grow up and spread his wings, knowing that he will always have a safe place to land. Winner of a 2009Kennedy Center Playwriting Award, this charming tale will captivate children and parents alike.
A Year With Frog and Toad
Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale, Music by Robert Reale
July 18 - 20
Based on Arnold Lobel's popular book series, this jazzy toe-tapping musical follows the woodland adventures of two best buddies, playful Frog and worrisome Toad. Join these lovable characters and their animal friends as they laugh and play, celebrating their differences and taking on challenges throughout the four fun-filled seasons!