Carrollwood Cultural Center strives to make a positive impact on local youth by featuring a number of interactive children’s theatre performances throughout the year. Educational themes are woven throughout kid-friendly, entertaining shows to create a positive and enriching experience for the whole family.
ALICE ROCKS WONDERLAND
A.C.T. For Youth pumps up the volume in this “Rock Musical” version of Alice’s adventures. With a blend of original lyrics and music, combined with Lewis Carroll’s poetry, students will experience a familiar story in an exciting theatrical style. Presented by A.C.T. for Youth. For grades K-8.
MR. TOMMY’S HALLOWEEN PARTY
- October 26 • 2 pm READ MORE / BUY TICKETS
Join Mr. Tommy for a scare-free Halloween Party with monster hits and a jack-o-lantern full of fun!
- October 28 • 10:30 am SOLD OUT
- October 29 • 10:30 am SOLD OUT
When two tourists discover a treasure chest full of historical artifacts, they are magically transported back in time in a fun-filled journey through 500 years of Florida history. Presented by A.C.T. for Youth. For grades K-8.
- October 30 • 10:30 am SOLD OUT
Multicultural folktales and folk songs from the American experience are brought to life by tall tale heroes Mike Fink and Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett. Stories include Asian-American, Latin-American and Native-American cultures, along with the history of the Underground Railroad. Presented by A.C.T. For Youth. For grades K-5.
LIPI’S ONE-MAN FAMILY CIRCUS
- November 16 • 2 pm READ MORE / BUY TICKETS
Lipi (Stewart Lippe) performs in a one-man circus with juggling, unicycle tricks, balancing, comedy and magic for the whole family.
THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER
- December 21 • 2 pm READ MORE / BUY TICKETS
A.C.T. For Youth takes this classic story by the Brothers Grimm and transforms it into an original musical using traditional holiday melodies. You’ll love the new twist to holiday favorites as lyrics written just for this show tell the story of an elf who helps a poor shoemaker…with a little help from you!
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
- Wed., January 21 • 10:30 am
- Thurs., January 22 • 10:30 am
Take a wild ride with Mr. Toad and his friends, Ratty and Mole, in this adaption of Kenneth Grahame’s classic book. Toad desperately wants a motorcar and he will go to any lengths to get one. Presented by A.C.T. For Youth. For grades K-8
LAMB CHOP LOVES AMERICA
- Fri., January 30 • 10:30 am
Join Shari Lewis’ daughter, Mallory Lewis, and Lamb Chop for a celebration of American history. Mallory and Lamb Chop will bring our nation’s past to life using magic, music and multi-media. Celebrate more than 250 years of American history with American icon Lamb Chop and Mallory Lewis! For grades K-5.
THE NEW CHRISTY MINSTRELS present Music & Rhyme
Thurs., February 12 • 10:30 am
Join the New Christy Minstrels for a concert of music and rhyme when this beloved American folk group share the stories behind some of their most cherished songs such as This Land is Your Land.
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