Children and families can experience the wonder of the theatre at Round Rock ISD. Cedar Ridge and Westwood high school theatre arts departments announce their Fall children’s theatre productions.
With performances that showcase colorful fantasy and abstract adventure, children and adults alike will treasure these classic tales.
Shows open to the public. Admission is $5.00 per person, cash at the door.
The Phantom Tollbooth, from the novel by Norton Juster
Cedar Ridge Performance Auditorium, 2801 Gattis School Rd., Round Rock, TX 78664
Thursday, Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Here are Milo’s adventures in the Land of Wisdom where he’s forced to think about many new things. Milo learns of the argument between King Azaz and his brother, the Mathemagician whose disagreement over words and numbers has led to the banishment of Princesses Sweet Rhyme and Pure Reason. Milo is dispatched to rescue the Princesses from the Land of Ignorance. The knowledge and skills Milo picks up on his journey help him to save the Princesses. When he must return home, Milo’s sorry to leave his friends– but enriched by his experience; he realizes his attitude towards learning will never be the same.
The Coloring Book, by Bradley Walton
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center, 5800 McNeil Dr., Austin, TX 78729
Monday, Nov. 12, at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Animals in a coloring book are thrilled when a little boy begins to embellish them with crazy colors and off-the-wall flourishes. But when the boy’s older sister begins coloring other pages in more lifelike hues, social divisions begin to form and friendships are challenged. Will existence as they know it break down? The exuberance and wonder of a picture book meet Animal Farm in this play that offers thoughtful entertainment for performers and audiences of all ages.