20​19-​20 Theatre for Young Audiences Season

Kid​-friendly theatre, family friendly prices.

Captivating stories, wonderful performances, colorful sets and costumes—nothing compares to the way live theatre sparks the imagination! SCR's Theatre for Young Audiences series is specifically geared for ages 4 and up, and as a special treat, kids can meet the actors after every show.


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Judith Viorst's
ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY
book and lyrics by Judith Viorst
music by Shelly Markham
directed by Kari Hayter
November 8-24, 2019
Theatre for Young Audiences

From the moment he wakes up with gum in his hair, to his broken nightlight at bedtime, things just do not go Alexander’s way. Throw in a trip to the dentist, a copy machine mishap and lima beans for dinner, and it’s no wonder he wants to move to Australia! This delightful musical version of the popular book can turn around any bad day and put a smile on even the crabbiest of faces.

Recommendation: Ages ​4+

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WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE MOON: A MUSICAL ADAPTATION
book, music and lyrics by Min Kahng
based on the novel by Grace Lin
directed by Jennifer Chang
February 7-23, 2020
Theatre for Young Audiences

Go on a thrilling musical adventure filled with magic, mystery and fantastical creatures! Young Minli’s poor village desperately needs good fortune. So she sets out on a quest to find The Old Man in the Moon, who holds all the answers to life’s questions. Along the way Minli rescues a dragon, encounters the dreaded Green Tiger and, by drawing wisdom from her father’s stories, moves closer and closer to riches greater than gold. Adapted from the best-selling book based on Chinese folklore.

Recommendation: ​Ages 6+

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DORY FANTASMAGORY
​a play by John Glore
adapted from the book by Abby Hanlon
directed by Casey Stangl
May 22 - June 7, 2020
World Premiere
Theatre for Young Audiences

Move over Junie B. Jones, here comes Dory! She has a BIG personality and an imagination to match. It’s tough being the baby of the family. Her sister and brother won’t play with her, everyone ignores her important questions and there are monsters living all over the house—like scary Mrs. Gobble Gracker. With the help of her imaginary friends, can Dory face the truth and finally get the one thing she wants most?

Recommendation: Ages ​4+

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ALL PLAYS SUBJECT TO CHANGE, PENDING RIGHTS.

DATE NIGHT
FREE SHOW ON US

For a limited time, when you purchase a Theatre for Young Audiences season ticket, we’ll include 2 Date Night Ticket Vouchers that you may redeem for a play of your choice in our Segerstrom Stage* or Julianne Argyros Sta​ge series. Just enter the promotional code ​DATENITE into the "notes" section of your order to ensure that we send you the free-play voucher.

*Sorry: Vouchers may not be used for A Christmas Carol.


Photo: ​Justin Michael Duvall, Louis Pardo, Erika Schindele, Alex Miller and Emily Eiden in ​A Year with Frog and Toad. Photo by Debora Robinson.