Children’s Series

 

Children'sSeriesLogo_noTypeEvery July and August The Colonial’s Summer Children’s Series provides a weekly dose of music, mayhem, magic and more and is anchored on alternate weeks by The Weathervane Theatre’s Patchwork Players. Come enjoy the fun!

WEDNESDAYS at 11 AM. All tickets $6 at the door. Group discounts available, please call for information.


Supported 
through a grant from the Nancy F. Vaughan Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

 

JULY 4 • PATCHWORK PLAYERS: ALADDIN

Book, Music and Lyrics by Miles Burns
Are you ready to rock? Aladdin, a Genie and a Magic Carpet are off on a high-flying adventure to rescue Qaseem, Aladdin’s estranged and thieving father.

JULY 11 • LELAND FAULKNER: WORLD OF WONDER

A live performance that transports audiences into their imagination. Leland Faulkner is a master theatre artist, and his program, World of Wonder, shares engaging stories full of magic and imagination that leap off the stage.

JULY 18 • PATCHWORK PLAYERS: ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Book, Music and Lyrics by Joe Burns and Rick Edinger Lewis
Help Alice uncover the secrets of Wonderland, enjoy teatime with the Mad Hatter, and be put on trial by the Queen of Hearts. Come down the rabbit hole and join the adventure!

JULY 25 • STEVE CORNING’S EXTRAORDINARY VARIETY SHOW

Presenting a variety show of ultimate proportions, featuring fast-paced juggling routines, mind-blowing escape artistry, comedy magic, contortion, balancing, LED light manipulation, and nearly endless amazing stunts, all mixed with a hearty dose of off-the-cuff comedy. “A highly energetic and innovative act!” —Tunbridge World’s Fair

AUG. 1 • PATCHWORK PLAYERS: THE UPSIDE OF BEING DOWN

Book by Miles Burns and Alden Caple; Music by Miles Burns and Scottie Hermenau
Birds of a feather flock together. Learn the importance of teamwork, self-confidence and listening with your heart. The reason we’re different is we all play different parts. Join us for this charming, funny and fresh original musical!

AUG. 8 • MICHAEL MENNES HIGH JINKS

Sit back, as Michael Menes, the über-juggler and theatrical chameleon, defies the forces of gravity as he creates a world full of humor, finesse and visual delight! “A Fascinating Performance!” —Circus Zeitung Magazine

AUG. 15 • PATCHWORK PLAYERS: PATCHWORK PATROL

Written by The Patchwork Players
Didn’t finish your homework? Missed the bus? Parents on your case? It’s PATCHWORK PATROL to the RESCUE! The Patchwork Players will help you through all the toughest parts of being a kid! Come laugh, sing and dance with this exciting musical written by the Patchwork Players themselves!