Next Playtime Stories: August 20

Playtime Stories is an engaging combination of children’s stories and live performance. Young children will have the unique opportunity to see their favorite books brought to life onstage. Members of our apprentice company and former Youth Acting Workshop students will create a dynamic weekly series of events that are both fun and interactive. Following the performances, all audience members will be invited to join the Playtime Stories Company with interactive workshops relating to the story. Turn off your TV and bring the kids to a wonderful morning of theatre! For ages 3 and up.

WHEN: Saturday Jun 18 & 25, July 9, 16 & 23. All performances are held at 10am.

WHERE: Gloucester Stage, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA

HOW MUCH: $5 Per Person  


Thomas_Paper Bag June 18: Thomas The Tank Engine and Friends: Thomas Goes Fishing based on the Railway Series by Rev W Awdry; The Paper Bag Princess Story by Robert Munsch, Art by Michael Martchanko




Red Hen_Three PigsJune 25: The Three Little Pigs; The Little Red Hen Pictures by Lucinda McQueen





Foo Foo_GeorgeJuly 9: Curious George Flies a Kite Written by Margaret Rey, Pictures by H. A. Rey; Little Bunny Foo Foo





What Pet_LoraxJuly 16: What Pet Should I Get? & The Lorax Written and Illustrated by Dr. Suess





Mike Mull_Little HouseJuly 23: Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel  & The Little House Written and Illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton





Rumple_poohJuly 30: Rumpelstiltskin & Winnie The Pooh





prince_mad August 6: The Little Prince & Madeleine





carleAugust 13: Celebrating Eric Clarke:  The Very Hungry CaterpillarA House for Hermit Crab, & ‘”Slowly, Slowly, Slowly,” said the Sloth’



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Dossy Peabody

pat_duck_junketAugust 20: Make Way for Ducklings, Pat The Bunny, & Junket  is Nice

FEATURING: Award winning actress Dossy Peabody





cord_purseAugust 27: Corduroy & Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse