COLDWATER – Tibbits Popcorn Theatre progresses with the classic tale of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” June 28-29 and July 5-6.

In this dance-infused version of the classical tale, the little girl lost in the woods twirls her way into an adventure. This expansion of the tale includes humorous bears, a friendly wolf, and several dances sure to delight little theatre-goers.

Making up the cast of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” is Brooke Jackson as Goldilocks, Ernesto Olivas as Papa Bear, Julia Salatti as Mama Bear, Michael Motkowski as Baby Bear and Daren Liff as Father/Wolf. Charles Burr takes the helm as the director of this show, with design staff featuring scenic design by Leon Kriser, light design by Connor Beattie, costume design by Ariel Smith O’Neal, properties by Sarah Gens, and Rachel Marengere as stage manager.     

This classic show is made possible thanks to long-time Tibbits sponsor, Great Lakes Chiropractic. Great Lakes Chiropractic in Coldwater is committed to providing solutions to address each patient’s unique needs, whether experiencing back pain, neck pain, headaches, or even muscular tightness and tension. Whether seeking pain relief after an accident, experiencing an injury, suffering from a specific condition like chronic back pain or a spinal condition, or if you are looking to improve your overall health, their chiropractors can help you attain your everyday wellness goals.

“Goldilocks and the Three Bears” is the second show of the Popcorn Theatre season, with a great lineup following: “The Wind in the Willows,” “Classic Cartoon Cavalcade,” and “Pinocchio.” All Tibbits Popcorn Theatre presentations are Fridays and Saturdays at 10am and run through August 10.  Patrons will be treated to free popcorn and juice at intermission. After each performance, audiences have the opportunity to meet the actors, get autographs, and pose for photos.

Overall Popcorn Theatre sponsors include Battle Creek Community Foundation and Dr. Jon and Seibra Herbener. Popcorn is donated by Ed Lake, with juice donated by McDonalds: The Maynard Organization.

The box office at the theatre is open for the summer, Monday-Friday, from 9am-5pm. Tickets are $9 (price includes fees) and are also available at Tibbits.org, or by calling 517-278-6029. Tibbits Opera House is located at 14 S. Hanchett St., Coldwater, MI. Group and family rates are available.


“Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” a Tibbits Popcorn Theatre production, will be on stage at Tibbits Opera House June 28-29 and July 5-6. The show features professional actress Brooke Jackson as Goldilocks.