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Children's Theatre

Children's Theatre performance

Children and families can experience the theatre right here at CSM! With performances that highlight fanciful wishes and adventures, kick start your child’s love of theatre and the stage. We often add weekday matinees to the schedule to allow schools and homeschool groups to see the performances, which are held at the La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, Theatre.

CSM offers theatre workshops and classes for kids through the CSM Kids' and Teen College.

 

 


Frankenstein

by Victor Gialanella, from the novel by Mary Shelley

Thursday, October 25 | 7 p.m. La Plata Campus
Friday, October 26 | 7 p.m. La Plata Campus
Saturday, October 27 | 2 and 7 p.m. La Plata Campus

$7 adults and seniors, $5 youth of high school age and below

Set in nineteenth-century Switzerland, this classic tale of horror and suspense details the ill-fated experiments of young Dr. Frankenstein as he attempts to fathom the secrets of life and death. Purchasing cadavers from two unsavory grave robbers, he give life to a creature both hideous and touching—and so physically powerful and mentally twisted that he soon brings death or destruction to all who stand in his way. Adhering more closely to the original novel than did the famous motion picture versions, the play blends moments of brooding terror and sudden shock with questions of morality and the dangers of unrestrained scientific inquiry.

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. 



 

African American Folk Tales: The Tails of Br'er Rabbit

by CSM alumnus Kenneth L. Waters, Jr.

Thursday, February 14 | 7 p.m. La Plata Campus
Friday, February 15 | 7 p.m. La Plata Campus
Saturday, February 16 | 2 and 7 p.m. La Plata Campus

$7 adults and seniors, $5 youth of high school age and below

Mr. Eugene Remy, a school teacher, comes up with the brilliant idea to teach during Black History Month. Remy's mother would tell him folk tales when he was a child. Through this method of storytelling, he wanted to share with his class the stories of Br'er Rabbit! He divides his class into groups of three and assigns each group a story to act out and perform. The children's imagination comes to life as Br'er Rabbit and his crew jumps off the page and onto the stage! A comedy that will sure to leave you laughing. The shows runtime is approximately 70 minutes. Appropriate for all ages!

Produced by special arrangement with the author.