UC Clermont’s Calico Children’s Theatre announces 2013-14 season

What do pink cupcakes, Christmas ghosts and button people have in common? They are all part of upcoming performances at the UC Clermont College, Calico Children’s Theatre. Join us for an exciting lineup of high quality entertainment and fun pre-show activities for children and their families.

Pinkalicious, The Musical
presented by Vital Theatre Company
Saturday, November 2, 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 2, 3:30 p.m.
Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe – a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.
Recommended for grades pre K-5

FREE! Pinkalicious Pre-show Activity
Pinkalicious Fashion Parade
November 2, 11:45 am – 1 pm
(The fashion parade will begin approximately at 12 pm)
Location: UC Clermont College, Peters-Jones, Student Lounge
We invite girls, grades preK-5, to participate in a Pinkalicious fashion show. Dress up in your prettiest pink outfit (or any color you prefer) and take a stroll down the pink runway for your family and friends to see. Families are welcome to join us afterwards for a pink cupcake reception. Registration required (space is limited to the first 200 attendees to register including children and their parties.) This event is free and open to advance ticket holders only.

A Christmas Carol
presented by ArtReach: A Division of the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
Friday, December 13, 10:30 a.m. Yellow Bus Series performance
Friday, December 13, 12:30 a.m. Yellow Bus Series performance
Friday, December 13, 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 14, 10:30 a.m.
Treat your family to one of the best-loved holiday stories of all time. An old miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion in this harrowing Christmas Eve adventure. The ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future will teach more than just Ebenezer a timeless lesson.
Recommended for grades K-8

FREE! A Christmas Carol Pre-show Activity
Breakfast with Santa
December 14, 8:30 – 11 a.m.
Location: UC Clermont College, Peters-Jones, Student Lounge
Families, join us for a pancake breakfast, photos with Santa and goodies and crafts for kids! This annual event is sponsored by UC Clermont’s Student Life Organizations and is free and open to the public.

The Button People: A World Music Safari Adventure
presented by Mystic Drumz
Friday, January 17, 10:30 a.m. Yellow Bus Series performance
Friday, January 17, 7 p.m.
Take a journey of discovery with a cast of colorful characters as they search for the Button People. Mystic Drumz utilizes “Music Eco-cation” which teaches children about the importance of the preservation of animals and the environment they live in through music. This show engages audience members, in their search for the Button People, through larger-than-life sound effects and state-of-the-art screen projections. Laughter and learning come together on this musical voyage from the Bongo’s and Conga’s of Cuba to the giant Taiko Drumz of Japan, exploring over 30 unique instruments from around the world.
Recommended for grades pre K-5

Ticket Pricing
• $15 Season tickets per person, all three shows, order and save (excludes Yellow Bus performances)
• $7 per person, “Pinkalicious”
• $5 per person, “A Christmas Carol” and “The Button People”
• $3 per person, Yellow Bus Series performances, open to school groups only

Calico Children’s Theatre is a UC Clermont College initiative geared toward families with young children. All performances are held in the Krueger Auditorium on the UC Clermont College campus at 4200 Clermont College Dr. and are approximately one hour long. For additional information, order forms or to order online, visit www.ucclermont.edu/community_arts or contact Community Arts at (513) 558-1215.

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