Shows for Kids

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, or call (813) 922-8167 to reserve tickets for children under 4.)

Rockin Red Riding HoodRockin’ Red Riding Hood

Tuesday, October 25 • 10:30 am

Wednesday, October 26 • 10:30 am (Sold Out)

Wednesday, October 26 • 11:45 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 BananaShana Banana’s Bananimagination

Tuesday, November 15 • 10:30 am

Tuesday, November 15 • 11:45 am (Sold Out)

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


MrTommyBluePaintMr. 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!


Florida Treasures with ACT YouthFlorida Treasures: A Viva Florida History Exploration

Wednesday, January 18 • 10:30 am

Thursday, January 19 • 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


Franzini PhotoFranzini Family Science Circus

Tuesday, January 24 • 10:30 am (Sold Out)

Wednesday, January 25 • 10:30 am

Thursday, January 26 • 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 Three Little Circus Pigs - ACT YouthThe 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 - ACT YouthThe 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