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. (Children ages 4 and under are free. Email the box office at email@example.com, or call (813) 922-8167 to reserve tickets for children under 4.)
Florida Treasures: A Viva Florida History Exploration
Wednesday, August 31 • 10:30 am
Thursday, September 1 • 10:30 am
When two tourists discover a treasure chest full of historical artifacts on the beach, they are magically transported back in time in a fun-filled journey through Florida’s history. Presented by A.C.T. for Youth. STUDY GUIDE
Mysterious Mona Lisa
Tuesday, September 20 • 10:30 am
Wednesday, September 21 • 10:30 am
No-one knows, for certain, the identity of the mysterious smiling woman in the world’s most famous painting, but an art student is about to find some clues as she travels back in time. This original play explores the art, science and music of the original “Renaissance Man”, Leonardo Da Vinci. Perfect for S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) initiatives. Presented by A.C.T. for Youth. STUDY GUIDE
Mr. Tommy’s Very Un-scary Halloween Party
Sunday, October 9 • 2 pm
Join Mr. Tommy for a scare-free Halloween Party with monster hits and a jack-o-lantern full of fun!
Come in costume…there will be treats!
Rockin’ Red Riding Hood
Tuesday, October 25 • 10:30 am
Wednesday, October 26 • 10:30 am
Rock along with Little Red, Grandma, Jack Lumber, and B.B. Wolf as the traditional story of Little Red Riding Hood is updated in this rock musical. Presented by A.C.T. for Youth. STUDY GUIDE
Shana Banana’s Bananimagination
Tuesday, November 15 • 10:30 am
Tuesday, November 15 • 11:45 am
Banaimagination is Shana’s term to describe the whimsical and wonderful work of storytelling. Using original songs, Shana Banana introduces the elements of plot, excitement, mystery, silliness and adventure. STUDY GUIDE
Mr. Tommy’s Rockin’ Robot Reindeer Holiday
Sunday, December 18 • 2 pm
What happens when Santa’s reindeer all come down with a case of the Silly Flying Flu? Join Mr. Tommy for a rockin’ holiday concert celebration filled with classic children’s songs and a few surprises, too!
A glass of milk and cookies are included with your ticket!
Franzini Family Science Circus
Tuesday, January 24 • 10:30 am
Wednesday, January 25 • 10:30 am
Join Professor Franzini and Lippo the Clown for an action-packed science show. Circus props, juggling, magic and more will turn this three-ring show into a science lesson. STUDY GUIDE
The Tampa Sound
Wednesday, February 15 • 10:30 am
Thursday, February 16 • 10:30 am
Students who have learned the blues selection in the study guide will perform with The Jazz Directions.
This program is presented as part of the Arts in Education Program, which is funded and jointly sponsored by the Hillsborough County Public Schools and the Arts Council of Hillsborough County.
STUDY GUIDE coming soon.
To purchase tickets, please call the Box Office at (813) 922-8167, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Three Little Circus Pigs
Tuesday, February 21 • 10:30 am
Wednesday, February 22 • 10:30 am
Step right up! Come one, come all to The Cracking Brothers, Boarnum & Pigfeats Circus. In this comedic retelling of the traditional story, The Big Bad Wolf just might be the one who turns out to be the hero! Presented by A.C.T. for Youth. STUDY GUIDE
The Tortoise & The Hare: The Musical
Tuesday, April 4 • 10:30 am
Wednesday, April 5 • 10:30 am
If Bunni Hare wins every race, how will Thomas Tortoise ever compete? Aesop’s fable gets a fun updated twist in this musical with audience participation. Presented by A.C.T. for Youth. STUDY GUIDE