From our sponsor: Celebrate the 50th birthday of the Children’s Theater Series!
This year, the Children’s Theater Series celebrates 50 years of bringing professional, international theater to families in the Pittsburgh region! Whether you are joining us for the first time this season or have been attending for years, we are excited to honor the series’ history while looking ahead to the future of engaging arts experiences for families.
Celebrate with us this season as your favorite characters and new friends take you on magical journeys from outer space to the deep sea.
The Children’s Theater series presents award-winning, professional theater for young audiences ages 3 and up at affordable prices – only $12 or less!
It is also easy for you to incorporate theater into your family’s schedule as most shows have performances Downtown and travel around the region for a performance in your town – including Mt. Lebanon, Wexford, Butler and more!
Check out the full lineup of exciting shows this season!
Nov 17 – 24, 2019
For Ages 3+
Based on the popular book series by Megan McDonald, be prepared to go on a hilarious adventure live on stage with Judy Moody and Stink, the dynamic sister and brother duo. As usual, Judy is in a mood. After seeing her classmate’s picture on the front page of the newspaper, Judy wants to be famous and sets off to find fame and happiness. All the while, Stink and his foul-smelling sneakers become a real distraction as he vies for the coveted Golden Clothespin Award.
January 5-12, 2020
For Ages 3+
Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in this new musical adaptation based of your favorite book series.
When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip! But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together.
February 23, 2020 – Byham Theater Exclusive!
For Ages 3+
Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago – and maybe live still today! Actors, technology, puppets, science and imagination come together to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology.
March 22-29, 2020
For Ages 3+
Meet Mothball, the naughtiest wombat in Australia. Bored with her daily routine, Mothball goes in search of shelter and food, creating chaos in the lives of the humans around her.
Between a packed schedule of scratching, sleeping and eating Mothball discovers that with a bit of persistence, humans are quite easily trained!
Based on the multi award-winning picture book, Diary of a Wombat by Australian Children’s Laureate, Jackie French and Bruce Whatley.
May 14-17, 2020 – also part of the EQT Children’s Theater Festival!
For Ages 3+
The mischievous Doodle POP! duo invites you into the delightful doodling world! Join as they experience an exciting adventure in an ocean world they imagine and create while on stage. What will happen to them in this beautiful but scary watery world, as will they try to return a turtle doodle to the sea safely?
With live sound effects, stunning animation, and an abundance of theatrical imagination, this is a touching and exciting screen show for anyone ages 3+
Tickets don’t go on sale until February 2020 for this show. Lock in your seats with a season ticket package!
See every show with a 5 Show Package – $10 each
See Every Show and Get Great Benefits
The best prices – 17% savings over single tickets!
Guaranteed seats for all shows in the performance location of your choice
Access to events and announcements
Pick and Choose with Flex tickets – $11 each
Have the flexibility to pick shows based on your family’s needs. Flex tickets are great for families with children under and over the ages of 7 – you can explore familiar shows on the Children’s Theater Series and try something new and adventurous on the EQT Bridge Theater Series for bigger kids ages 7+, all while picking the shows that work best for your schedule!
See your favorite with Single Tickets – $12 each
Select single tickets for your favorite show title and fall in love with the Children’s Theater Series. Tickets go fast so book fast!
Share a memory with Group Tickets – $10 each
Theater is more fun when it is shared! Gather your friends, family, club, or school group for a special theater experience and discounted tickets.
Groups 10+ (412) 471-6930