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Children's Theatre Season

Formerly Theatre IV

Visit Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn and the historic November Theatre for magical shows that will create memories your family will treasure.

2019 - 2020 Children's Season

Select a title for more information.

  • Tuck Everlasting, TYA Edition  New Plays
    Book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle
    Music by Chris Miller
    Lyrics by Nathan Tysen
    Based on the Novel by Natalie Babbitt
    October 18 - December 1, 2019

  • Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
    At The November Theatre, Arenstein Stage
    Music by Richard Rodgers
    Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
    Book by Douglas Carter Beane
    November 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020

  • Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
    Book and Lyrics by Douglas Jones
    Music by Ron Barnett
    January 24 - March 1, 2020

  • Freckleface Strawberry
    Music and Lyrics by Gary Kupper
    Book by Gary Kupper and Rose Caiola
    Based on the Books Written by Julianne Moore
    and Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
    Conceived for the Stage by Rose Caiola
    April 24 - May 24, 2020

  • Elephant and Piggie's We Are in a Play!
    Book and Lyrics by Mo Willems
    Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
    July 10 - August 16, 2020

List of all shows in 2019/20

Brief show descriptions in our Press Release (pdf), or watch the video. (More detailed descriptions will be available in May.)

Save with a Season Subscription!

Renewals and new subscriptions available now! Save up to 20% on Children's shows, and get the best seats before single tickets go on sale this summer. Call our box office at (804) 282-2620, Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  More about subscriptions...

Sensory Friendly Performances

Virginia Repertory Theatre is proud to offer sensory friendly performances for children with autism and other sensory, social, or learning disabilities. With input from Exception and Special Education Specialists, Outreach Coordinators and other Autism specialists from The Faison School, Autism Society of Central Virginia, Chesterfield County Public Schools, Henrico Public Schools, Northstar Academy, and Commonwealth Autism.

When is my child ready for live theatre?

Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre is the perfect place for a young child's first exposure to live theatre. Most shows last about an hour and children 3 and up will enjoy the costumes and music, even if they don't completely follow the story line. Children who attend theatre in the early years tend to enjoy and better understand performances when they are older. However, some performances are longer and geared for older children so please check the individual show pages for the ideal age.

While the staff at Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre loves babies and young toddlers, we encourage you to find childcare for infants and children under three. Many times the change in lighting and sound can be disconcerting to very young children. If the theatre is dark, it can be cumbersome and disruptive to leave if a child becomes upset. We are required to ticket every patron and regret that we cannot offer refunds if you need to leave the performance early.

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Past Productions

For a list of past productions, see the Performance History