2017 SUMMER POPCORN THEATRE
During the Summer, performances for Youth include professional touring events as well as the wildly popular Popcorn Theatre featured Friday and Saturday mornings. Additionally, performances for area schools often meet specific curriculum needs and tours of the building can provide other customizable educational opportunities.
Tickets to Popcorn Theatre are General Admission (first-come first-serve, NON-assigned seating). Tickets for Popcorn Theatre are $9 (includes $2 fee, popcorn, and juice) and can be purchased online and by phone. Patrons are strongly encouraged to buy tickets in advance as there is no additional fee to do so. If purchasing tickets at the door, please plan to arrive at least 20 minutes early to avoid lines at the Box Office and ensure great seats.
The Troll and the Elephant Prince – Jun 23 & 24, Jun 30 & Jul 1 @ 10am
The Troll and the Elephant Prince is an imaginative, original tale about the path to courage and change. The citizens of Troll Town obediently pay gold to the intimidating Troll to protect them from the awful, one-eyed, slithering Zanies. Two young villagers think something is wrong. Will they discover the secrets of the Troll?
Scheer Genius: Wacky Science – Jul 7 & 8 @ 10am
Come and be a part of the world of Doug Scheer with Scheer Genius. Performing one of his twelve different shows, Doug Scheer entertains children with magic, comedy, stunts, and off the wall antics, while also teaching them valuable lessons like the importance of recycling and how to improve their memory. While some of Scheer’s shows do educate he also offers shows that purely entertain such as his magic oriented Spooktacular Halloween.
Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs – Jul 14 & 15, Jul 21 & 22 @ 10 am
Two of your favorite stories are combined in Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs. Cheer for the clever and industrious pig as she defends her sturdy brick house. Laugh with Red Riding Hood as she gets the better of one very tired wolf. This combination of stories allows for audience participation.
Ring of Steel – Jul 28 & 29 @ 10am
Fuel the imagination with the secrets of stage combat. Audiences will be swept into adventures from swashbuckling sword play to the best crime-fighting Super Heroes as they learn the careful choreography needed to create exciting fight sequences.
Puss In Boots – Aug 4 & 5, Aug 11 & 12 @ 10am
Can a poor miller’s son with nothing on his mind except his next meal win a fortune, a title, and the hand of a beautiful princess? With the help of a bold, enterprising cat and a pair of boots, the answer is yes! Puss In Boots is a funny and fast-paced, this tale has delighted generations of children.
Family and group rates available. Please contact Tammy Apmann at firstname.lastname@example.org or 517-278-6029.
Tibbits Young Audiences
Tibbits produces two shows yearly shows with a full cast of about 50 students. A play in the fall and a musical in the spring provide students an enjoyable introduction to the world of theatre. By putting on a show they learn teamwork, discipline, theatre skills, self confidence and an appreciation for the arts. Shows are open to youth in fourth through eighth grade.
AUDITIONS August 24 & 25 for the Fall Show
Tibbits Theatre and Beyond (T-TAB) provides middle and high school students a chance to learn more about theatre through workshops, hands on experience, performance and producing their annual talent show.
Spotlight on Teens Talent Show: Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7pm – Singers, dancers, musicians and any other creatively inspired entertainers will take to the stage showcase their talents for the community to see. Approximately twenty acts will be performing in the talent show and competing for cash prizes will be awarded for first through fifth place along with a People’s Choice winner.
10 Day Film Contest for Teens: Thursday, June 29th at 7pm – Teams of up to 5 people wrote, directed, acted in, and edited their own videos. These middle school and high school students worked hard to produce a wide variety of films to present to the public. A panel of judges made up of community members will award prizes.