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UC Clermont’s Calico Children’s Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season

Calico Children’s Theatre is a UC Clermont College initiative that aims to provide high quality entertainment for families with young children. This season includes performances of Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat” and “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Season tickets are now available.

Date: 9/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
By: Amanda Chalifoux
Phone: (513) 558-8199

UC ingot   UC Clermont’s Calico Children’s Theatre Announces the 2017-18 season. All performances are approximately one hour long and held in the Krueger Auditorium on the UC Clermont campus at 4200 Clermont College Dr.
Scene from the TCT on Tour production of Dr. Seuss’s “The Cat in the Hat”

Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat”
Performed by TCT on Tour
Oct. 14, 7 p.m.
Everyone's favorite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat that they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and the craziest of ideas, he is certainly loads of fun. He turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure ... but what will mom find when she gets home? Recommended for grades pre-K-5.

Chicken Dance
Performed by ArtsPower
Nov. 3, 7 p.m.
Every barnyard has its bully! But two of the barnyard’s chickens, Marge and Lola, will not stand idly by. ArtsPower’s musical portrays the colorful story of these two barnyard chickens on a mission to win the barnyard talent contest first prize of two tickets to see the great Elvis Poultry in concert. But first, they must present a performance that will score higher than a flock of very talented ducks, led by Mac, who loves to play the bully. Can Marge and Lola face their challengers, against all odds, and win the talent contest? Recommended for grades pre-K-5.

“Twas the Night Before Christmas”

Performed by Virginia Rep on Tour
Nov. 28, 11:30 a.m., Yellow Bus Series
Nov. 28, 7 p.m.
Inspired by the timeless poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas” and by the real life of its author, Clement Moore, this hilarious musical introduces Santa in a particularly beneficent light. This classic from Virginia Rep has been charming audiences nationwide for many years. Book, music and lyrics by Bruce Craig Miller. Recommended for grades K-6.

Ticket Pricing
$16 season tickets: per person, all three shows, order and save (excludes Yellow Bus performances)
$7 per person, Dr. Seuss’s “The Cat in the Hat”
$7 per person, “Chicken Dance”
$5 per person, “Twas the Night Before Christmas”
$3 per person, “Twas the Night Before Christmas”, Yellow Bus Series performance, open to school groups only

For additional information, order forms or to order online, visit www.ucclermont.edu/community/arts or contact UC Clermont Community Arts at (513) 558-ARTS(2787).

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