Gretna Theatre not too long ago introduced that kids within the audiences for 3 of its Children Collection exhibits this season will go dwelling with a free copy of the books the exhibits are based mostly upon.
The theater additionally introduced it’s elevating its ticket costs for the 2022 mainstage season, as of June 6.
The kids’s exhibits are aimed toward introducing kids in kindergarten by means of sixth grade to the magic of stay musical theater.
The Children Collection exhibits are carried out at 11 a.m. Saturdays within the open-air Mount Gretna Playhouse, 200 Pennsylvania Ave., Mount Gretna. Exhibits are one hour, with out an intermission.
Tickets are common admission and seats will not be assigned. Households are welcome to take a seat wherever within the theater.
The Children Collection exhibits are sensory-friendly. “Meaning typical ‘guidelines of attendance’ have been relaxed to accommodate people with autism and different developmental disabilities and the households who help them,” in line with Gretna Theatre’s web site.
As a result of the exhibits are in an open-air theater throughout the day, the theater by no means goes darkish. As well as, there aren’t any startling or strobe lighting results. Seating won’t be offered out, so kids can transfer in the course of the present in the event that they really feel the necessity to, and might stand at the back of the theater with parental supervision.
— “Pinkalicious the Musical,” Saturday, June 11. Pinkalicious has eaten so many pink cupcakes that she has turned pink from Pinkitis. The physician and her household will assist her discover a resolution. It’s based mostly on the guide “Pinkalicious” by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann.
— “Jeff Boyer’s Massive Bubble Bonanza,” Saturday, June 25. Boyer engages younger audiences with comedy, music and interactive bubble-blowing magic.
— “Elephant & Piggie’s ‘We Are In A Play!’ ” on Saturday, July 30. The friendship of Piggie and Gerald the Elephant is examined after they’re invited to a celebration hosted by the Squirrelles. The musical is predicated on books by Mo Willems.
— “Go, Canine. Go!” on Saturday, Aug. 6. Canines sing, dance, climb timber, go snorkeling and trip a Ferris wheel on this exploration of motion, shade and house. The present is predicated on the guide by P.D. Eastman.
Tickets to particular person exhibits are $10 every. Subscriptions to all 4 exhibits value $30 (free for teenagers 2 years and beneath).
Children will get a free guide to take dwelling after the exhibits besides the Bubble Bonanza.
To order tickets on-line, go to gretnatheatre.org, or name the field workplace at 717-964-3627 between midday and 4 p.m. every day.
In different information, ticket costs for the mainstage exhibits at Gretna Theatre will likely be rising by $2 per ticket as of June 6, the theater firm introduced in a information launch.
Customary-seat tickets will improve to $38 and premium-seat tickets to $41. Those that order tickets earlier than June 6 can purchase them on the cheaper price.