Children’s Prime Time Theatre
Children’s Prime Time Theatre is the evening version of School Time Theatre, presented by Lake Cumberland Performing Arts in partnership with The Center for Rural Development. These performances are designed specifically for the enjoyment of the young and the young at heart.
With lower ticket prices and shorter performance times than the Center Stage Performing Arts series, Children’s Prime Time Theatre shows are the perfect opportunity for families on a budget to share a cultural experience.
Individual performance tickets to any Children’s Prime Time Theatre performance may be purchased after Aug. 20, 2012.
A pre-show event with free entertainment and/or children’s activities is held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in The Center’s front lobby prior to each Children’s Prime Time Theatre performance. An optional child-friendly catered dinner buffet is also available.
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Children’s Prime Time Theatre Tickets:
$7.00 for adults and children 13 and older
$4.00 for children 12 and younger
2012–2013 Children’s Prime Time Theatre Season
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Washington Irving’s autumnal masterpiece tells of the new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, his sweetheart Katrina, and the devilishly handsome Brom Bones. This clever adaptation, loaded with hearty audience participation, is more funny than scary and comes complete with a Headless Horseman!
Beauty and the Beast
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
A timeless classic comes to life on stage! This exciting new musical production recalls how Beauty’s love for her father causes her to be trapped in the castle of the Beast. Beauty’s adventures at the castle help her discover the goodness and kindness of the Beast and lead to the magical moment when the Beast becomes a man.
Babes in Toyland
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
This musical that has become a holiday tradition sparkles to life on stage in a delightful adaptation of the wonderfully imaginative classic based on the book by Victor Herbert. Enhance the joys of the holiday season with this tribute to the magic that only live theatre can provide.
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
This beloved fairytale of heroism comes happily to life in this charming, funny and joyous musical adaptation based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen. Join Thumbelina and her friends (the toad, fish, field mouse, mole, and swallow) on a series of delightful adventures in nature’s tiny, enchanted world.
Huck & Tom and the Mighty Mississippi
Friday, March 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
The greatest young adventurers in American literature spring to life in this foot-stompin’ musical based on the novels of Mark Twain. Join Huckleberry, Tom, Jim, Becky Thatcher, Aunt Polly, and all the residents and rapscallions of Hannibal, Mo., as they explore the majestic river that defined their lives, tested their souls, and carried their spirit into the heart of America.
Junie B. Jones
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Outspoken, precocious, lovable Junie B. Jones stars in a colorful, funny, fast-paced musical about new friends, new glasses, sugar cookies, the annual kickball tournament, and other various first-grade angst-ridden situations. Follow her adventures as she writes down the story of her life in her “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal.”
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to Lake Cumberland Performing Arts with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.
These performances are funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and Kentucky Arts Council.