Saturday Morning's Children Series
On select Saturday mornings throughout the season, young children and their families enjoy affordable and engaging live performances by some of Montreal’s best talent for kids.
Tickets available by calling 514-288-3161
Ticket Prices: Adults: $8.00 Children: $6.00
Limited Seating Available – book your tickets now!
Saturday, March 7 - 10:30am
Hans Dudledee and other Forgotten Fairytales
The Flying Box Theatre
Add ages 6-13
Hans Dudledee is just one of hundreds of folktales that were recently rediscovered in a Bavarian archive after two centuries of slumber. These cousins of Cinderella, The Frog Prince, and Rapunzel bring fairytale lovers an entirely new perspective on a familiar cast of characters, opening up a lost world of girl-giants, magic fish, and enchanted castles. The Flying Box Puppet Theatre brings you new translations of the best of these forgotten fairytales, guaranteed to enchant children and adults alike!
About The Flying Box
The Flying Box is a puppet theatre company based in Montréal dedicated to creating miniature worlds of enchantment inside a portable stage. Our current project is The Schönwerth Tales, a series of stories developed from new translations of a collection of long-lost Bavarian Fairy Tales.
Saturday, April 11 - 10:30am
Jack and the Beantin & Walter Wellington and the Dancing Curse
Room To Grow Productions
Two shows for the price of one! Jack and the Beantin by Peter Bond! Jack and his friends will keep the audience loudly engaged and ever-so-helpful as we follow Jack on his daredevil journey through ineptitude and really bad puns. Will he sell the cow? Will he marry his sweetheart? Will he ever do anything right?! Brought to you by Room To Grow Productions.
And introducing a new play by budding playwright, Gwendolyn Fecteau, 11 years old, entitled, Walter Wellington and the Dancing Curse. Walter learns a whole bunch about himself while dancing through town.
Saturday, April 18 - 10:30am
Furry Tails With A Twist
By Jennifer Hickok DeFrattis
Teen Tour Theatre
Follow the adventures of a troop of young actors trying desperately to present a few of the world’s most beloved fairy tales. Unfortunately, their script becomes seriously scrambled and they perform Goldisocks and the Three Wolves, The Three Billy Trolls Gruff, and The Three Little Bears, who end up battling the Big Bad Billy Goat to delay the decimation of their domiciles. It takes the whole audience to set the stories straight for Sam and Alex. In the end, both the actors and the audience have learned creative tale telling through these furry tails … er … fairy tales. Directed by Aviva Wolman Wener, with Teen Tour Theatre’s Junior Tour actors.
About Teen Tour Theatre
We are a Montreal acting school whose older students (aged 12-15 and 14-young adult) work on shows and tour to local schools, libraries and theatres. Performing for members of the community gives our students the opportunity to be treated as professionals and in turn give professional level performances.
Saturday, May 2 - 10:30am
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Montreal Children’s Theatre
What do you get when you cross four confused lovers with a group of feisty fairies, add some magic potions, misunderstandings and a play-within a play? Shakespeare’s tale of mayhem and magic is adapted for young audiences. Set in an enchanted forest populated by a cast of colourful characters, this version of the classic comedy is sure to capture the imaginations of children ages 5 and up and their entire families.
About the Children’s Theatre
The Montreal Children's Theatre was founded in 1933. The Theatre has been helping children to discover their talent ever since. The Montreal Children's Theatre takes pride in getting to know every student, working with each individual to bring out their confidence, leadership, stage-craft, and self expression.
Saturday, May 9 - 10:30am
Plants and Animals
On the other side of far away there exists the land of Marzipan, a place where new types of life roam and play. The neon vibrations in the air generate fantastic colors, shapes and sounds, unpredictable twists are hiding and waiting to be found. Mysterious new creatures will be revealed as we watch this world evolve and transform, take a step outside of the box and come visit a place where new ideas are born.
About Panadream Theatre
Panadream Theatre focuses on Theatre for Young Audiences and produces plays for children aged 2-12 and their families. The company specializes mainly in string marionettes but also explores other mediums of puppetry. They design and build all of their marionettes, sets, and props, and they write their own original stories. Presented for the Children’s Series at Centaur, Plants and Animals is a world premiere!!!