UC Clermont Calico Children’s Theatre announces 2023 season

Community arts program will welcome shows in October, December

Calico Children’s Theatre at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College has announced its slate of performances for the 2023 season.

On Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m., the college will feature “Pinocchio: The Wooden Boy,” performed by The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati and recommended for viewers in kindergarten through fifth grade. “Dreams are what you make them” in this new adaptation of the classic children’s fantasy. The audience joins Pinocchio as he learns important lessons in honesty and morality, while Geppetto learns a few lessons on growing up as well.

Then on Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m., UC Clermont will host “A Seussified Christmas Carol,” also by The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati. The show is recommended for children in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade and retells Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday story in wacky rhyming word.

Started in 1987, Calico Children’s Theatre is a UC Clermont initiative that aims to provide high quality entertainment for families with young children. All performances are approximately one hour long and held on the on the UC Clermont campus in Krueger Auditorium, Snyder Building, 4200 Clermont College Drive, Batavia, Ohio. Visit ucclermont.edu/calico for more information and to purchase tickets.

About UC Clermont

UC Clermont College is in Clermont County on 91 beautifully wooded acres in Batavia Township. The college is an accredited, open-access college offering more than 60 associate degrees, certificates and bachelor’s degrees. UC Clermont is part of the nationally recognized University of Cincinnati. For more information, call 513-556-5400 or visit www.ucclermont.edu.

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