Summer Children’s Theatre 2018 – July and August


elephant_circle-right-150x150-DDJoin us for a summer filled with theatre performances for children of all ages!

The Ivoryton Playhouse brings you another summer full of fun and educational programs all geared towards children! The Playhouse is proud to present some new and exciting live performances featuring some of Connecticut ’s most popular, professional artists. Performances are for children of all ages. Help your child discover the magic of theatre this summer at The Ivoryton Playhouse.

All performances take place on Fridays at 11:00am. All tickets $14.00.

For more information, please call 860.767.7318. To purchase tickets on line, please follow this link.


* NEW *  July 13th
with Tom Lee and Seth Ginsberg

Join storyteller Tom Lee and folk singer Seth Ginsberg for some classic stories and songs from America’s rich folk heritage. From farmyards to riverboats, from campfires to schoolyards, these stories and songs have engaged children of all ages for well over a century. Tom Lee’s stories will take your imagination on a magical journey, and Seth’s music will have your toes tapping. Come prepared to join in the fun and sing along. (WARNING: Silliness may ensue.) Tom Lee and Seth Ginsberg are frequent guest artists for family programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Seth is the executive director of Creative Arts and Music Programs (CAMP) , a performing arts day camp in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Tom Lee lives in Chester, CT and performs as a professional storyteller in schools, museums and theaters throughout the country.






August 10th
Casey Carle’s

Back by popular demand! Casey Carle performs tricky undulations, manipulations and juggling with bubbles. An extremely unique program combining high energy entertainment with artistic achievement, BubbleMania is loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, big band swing music and the untamed, often unbelievable qualities and beauty of spherical liquids. Casey’s creations grow from intricate and imaginative bubble artforms to “trapping” people inside bubbles! This is a bubble show to keep the 5 to 75 year-olds mesmerized.



* NEW *  August 17th
Paper Heart Puppets presents:

With a simple snip of the scissors, adventures unfold for a one-of-a-kind puppetry experience! “Cardboard Explosion’” brings five original stories to life using nothing but cardboard and the power of your imagination. In each story audience members help puppeteer, Brad Shur, transform simple cardboard shapes into elaborate puppet characters right before your eyes.




Get ready to outsmart dragons, choose-your-own superpower, and train adorable animal sidekicks in this fun, energetic, participatory show. Recommended for ages 4 and up



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