209th Anniversary Season · America's Oldest · Founded 1809

The 2017-2018 Walnut Street Theatre for Kids Season!

THEATRE FUN FOR KIDS IN GRADES K-6 AND THEIR "GROWN-UP" FRIENDS AND FAMILY!

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Honk! Jr.

Music by GEORGE STILES • Book and lyrics by ANTHONY DREWE

September 23, 2017 – October 8, 2017

This musical adaptation of The Ugly Duckling will have kids celebrating what makes them unique! Ugly is one odd looking baby duck that doesn't quite fit in. In one wild adventure he soon learns to accept and love what makes him different.

Honk! Jr. · Study Guide

StinkyKids: The Musical

Book and lyrics by SAMMY BUCK • Music by DANIEL S. ACQUISTO • Based on StinkyKids by BRITT MENZIES

February 3, 2018 – February 11, 2018

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When Britt wakes up with a massive wad of gum in her hair she knows she's in trouble. She enlists the help of her friends to get her out of a very sticky situation. Mayhem ensues as these friends learn from their mistakes and discover the true value of friendship.

The Musical Adventures Of Flat Stanley Jr.

Book by TIMOTHY A. McDONALD • Lyrics by TIMOTHY A. McDONALD and JONATHAN K. WALLER • Music by DAVID WEINSTEIN, JONATHAN K. WALLER, TIMOTHY A. McDONALD and STEPHEN GABRIEL • Based on the Book Flat Stanley by JEFF BROWN • Illustrations by SCOTT NASH

March 31, 2018 – April 14, 2018

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Stanley Lambchop is an ordinary ten year old boy who wishes his life was a little more exciting. One morning Stanley wakes up to find he is very, very flat. He decides to make the best of every situation as he's whisked away on a journey more exciting than he could ever have imagined.

Ivy + Bean: The Musical

Book, Music and Lyrics by SCOTT ELMEGREEN • Based on the books by ANNIE BARROWS • Illustrated by SOPHIE BLACKALL

June 1, 2018 – June 10, 2018

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Ivy and Bean could not be more different. They form an unlikely friendship when Bean decides to get revenge on her bossy, older sister. When these two are together the adventures are endless. In this lively musical Ivy and Bean discover that their differences are what make their friendship so exciting.

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

Read the books – then see the stories LIVE at the Walnut!

November 25, 2017 – December 23, 2017

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The Walnut Street Theatre is proud to present Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Our holiday magic begins when a troupe of actors appear at the historic Walnut Street Theatre to set up and perform the heartwarming tale of Ebenezer Scrooge. We all know this grumpy old miser's response to holiday cheer is "Bah, Humbug." Scrooge is a bitter old man who can no longer feel joy or affection, even for his family. But on one remarkable Christmas Eve, he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. With their help, can Scrooge change his ways?

You and your favorite kids are in for a treat with a special hour-long adaptation which uses original and traditional songs to highlight Dickens' powerful story. Deck the halls as our holiday spirits travel beyond the footlights, right into your very own heart.


All plays and dates subject to change.



Ticketing Information

All shows are subject to change. No refunds or exchanges. Orders are processed in the order they are received. Ticket price includes a $2.50 Historic Facility Fee per show. All remaining seats go on sale in August.

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