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CATCO is Kids 2019-20 Season

Roald Dahl's
Willy Wonka JR.

July 12–14, 2019
McCoy Center for the Arts
The delicious adventures of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film, in addition to a host of fun new songs. A scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth!
Alice in Wonderland JR.

August 16–25, 2019
Shedd Theatre, CPAC
A fast-paced take on the classic tale! Lewis Carroll's famous heroine comes to life in a delightful adaptation of the Disney film. Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature's most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures. Featuring updated songs from Disney's animated motion picture.
Annie KIDS

November 9 & 10, 2019
Shedd Theatre, CPAC
Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie KIDS features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her very first adventure.
A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail

December 6–22, 2019
Van Fleet Theatre, CPAC
A very special Friend-and-Relation tells Christopher Robin the story of a Christmas Eve very long ago (about last year) when Eeyore, the old gray donkey who lives by himself in the thistle corner of Hundred-Acre Wood, was absolutely miserable. It seems that he had lost his tail, and Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet organize a search! Fun, excitement, and delightful songs illustrate themes of caring, sharing and the importance of cultivating friends.
Dr. Seuss's
The Cat in the Hat

January 10–26, 2020
Shedd Theatre, CPAC
Everyone's favorite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. But what will mum find when she gets home...?

March 6–15, 2020
Van Fleet Theatre, CPAC
Be transported to the bright, pixelated world of classic Nintendo and Sega video games! When the famous characters we know and love run out of lives, they decide to put on a musical fundraiser that will help them raise gold rings and play on through hilarious and heartfelt musical numbers. But when things go terribly awry, it's the quiet sidekick Little Mushroom who must find the hero within to help save the day!
Schoolhouse Rock Live! JR.

March 21 & 22, 2020
Shedd Theatre, CPAC
The Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever songs is making a comeback! Tom, a school teacher nervous about his first day of teaching, tries to relax by watching TV when characters emerge from the set and show him how to win his students over with imagination and music, through songs like "Just A Bill," and "Conjunction Junction."
Roald Dahl's
Matilda The Musical

May 7–24, 2020
Shedd Theatre, CPAC
Inspired by the genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of a special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

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