Arizona’s Professional Theatre Company for Young Audiences – Arizona News

Arizona’s Professional Theatre Company for Young Audiences – Arizona News

TEMPE – Characters from beloved books will soon jump from the page to the Tempe Center for the Arts stage during Childsplay’s 41st season.

Flex tickets for the new season are currently on sale, giving families the best seats at the lowest price with ultimate flexibility. Flex tickets are $18 before July 7, with a minimum purchase of 6 tickets that can be used for any performance during the 2017-2018 Season. On July 7, prices will increase to $19 per Flex Ticket. Visit or call (480) 921-5700 to purchase.

Childsplay has been recognized by audiences and critics alike for its consistent high-level productions.


2017-2018 SEASON:

The Phantom Tollbooth

Sept. 17 – Oct. 15, 2017

Ages 6+

Through the eyes of Milo, everything is positively boring and nothing interests him at all. But when a phantom tollbooth magically appears in his room, Milo is thrust on a fantastical adventure in the Land of Wisdom! Knee-deep in excitement, language and math, Milo, The Humbug and Tock the Watchdog must bring Princesses Rhyme and Reason back to restore order to the kingdom. Along this magical journey, Milo discovers that life is the greatest adventure of all!

Tomás and the Library Lady

By José Cruz González, Music and Lyrics by José Cruz González, Music Arranged and Performed by Adam Jacobson, Adapted from the book by Pat Mora

Oct. 21 – Nov. 12, 2017

Ages 5+

Tomás loves stories and Papa Grande tells them to him todas las noches! One day while his family is in Iowa picking crops, Tomás meets the Library Lady and nothing is ever the same again. Soon his imagination takes off as he reads book after book, discovering a world filled with…

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