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Saturday Afternoons

Performances at 1 pm

Chautauqua Children’s Theatre—Saturdays at 1 pm—All Seats $8.00

2016—17 SEASON

Oct. 28 -Nov. 11

Dec .2-Dec. 16


The most famous fairy tale in the world comes to Chautauqua, with all the characters you love. Cinderella, a scullery maid in her own home, dreams of finding love and escaping from her wicked stepmother and stepsisters.  Only a Fairy Godmother and an optimistic heart can help Cinderella achieve her happily ever after.




From the pages of the classic book by Louisa May Alcott comes a Christmas play with all the characters you love—Jo, Meg, Beth, Amy.  Also on hand are Laurie, Marmee and Aunt March, all in a heartwarming tale that celebrates love and the Holiday Season.

Feb. 10 -Feb. 24

Mar. 31-Apr. 14

May 19 -Jun. 2

The Secret Garden

Adapted from the story by Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden tells the tale of young Mary Lennox, an orphan, who is sent to live with her conflicted uncle on his large estate.  Finding the key to a secret gate, she strives to revive an overrun garden and bring joy  and health to her invalid cousin.


Alice in Wonderland

Told in Story Theatre style, six actors create Alice’s journey into Wonderland. Along her way, Alice meets Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee, the wise Caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat, The Mad Hatter, March Hare and Dormouse….and you may even be invited to dance with the living flowers or play croquet with the Queen of Hearts.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Poor Jack  sells the family cow for a handful of beans.  Little does he know that they are magic and will take him on an adventure into the clouds and riches beyond his dreams. A favorite story for generations.

Our 2017-18 Children’s Theatre Season