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Saturdays at ACT

ACT is proud to partner with Bright Star Touring Theatre and Red Herring Puppets to provide the highest quality theatre education for families and children.

Families can attend for rock bottom ticket prices –
bring the whole neighborhood!
All tickets are $7.

CHICKEN LITTLE: THE SKY IS FALLING

Presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre
September 30, 2017 at 10:00 am

“The sky is falling! The sky is falling!” Watch as Chicken Little, Goosey Loosey and Turkey Lurkey search for clues to decide whether the sky is really falling or if it is just a trick. This twist on the classic fable of Chicken Little encourages students to think critically about the information they see.


THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

Presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre
October 14, 2017 at 10:00 am

Bumbling schoolmaster Ichabod Crane is in love with Katrina Van Tassel, who is in love with the town prankster, Brom Bones. Crane refuses to give up, but his pursuit of Katrina finds him face to face with the legendary headless horseman—or is this just another prank by Brom Bones?


A DICKEN’S TALE

Presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre
December 9, 2017 at 10:00 am

Join Old Scrooge, bumbling Bob Cratchit, and all the delightful ghostly visitors in this heartwarming tale of friendship and generosity. An unsuspecting student even has the opportunity to join our actors on stage in the role of Tiny Tim!


LITTLE ONE INCH

Presented by Red Herring Puppets
January 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

Little One-Inch is the story of an old couple whose prayers are answered when they find a small baby by the side of the road. When he comes of age, tiny Little One-Inch sets off on the adventure of a lifetime where he meets a princess, defends her against a dumbstruck ogre and, for his bravery, grows when the princess uses the ogre’s magical hammer on him.


AESOP’S FABLES

Presented by Red Herring Puppets
January 20 and April 14, 2018 at 10:00 am

A new, rhymed version with original music by Cathy Riley and large table top puppets. These timeless stories address topics such as bullying, selfishness, competition, ingenuity, and the affirmation that little beings can achieve great things.


BARNYARD BULLY

Presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre
February 24, 2018 at 10:00 am

Everything has been so wonderful down on Friendly Acres Farm: that is until a bullying turkey starts picking on the other farm animals and making life harder for everyone. Farmer Jim and his faithful dog must stop this bullying bird to save Friendly Acres.


HANSEL AND GRETEL

Presented by Red Herring Puppets
March 3, 2018 at 10:00 am

Hansel and Gretel get lost in the forbidden forest while looking for food and give in to the temptation of an enchanted candy house. Trapped by an evil hexe, they must use their wits to escape her supernatural powers and reunite with their family. Brought to life with traditional marionettes and classical music.

 

 

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