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Velveteen Rabbit substitute

The Velveteen Rabbit

Friday, October 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

In this timeless classic, the Velveteen Rabbit learns that it's the content of our character that makes us real. "Does it hurt," asked the Rabbit. "Sometimes," said the Skin Horse. "But when you are Real you don't mind being hurt."

Frosty stage shot.

Frosty: The Musical

Friday, November 20, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

A young orphan named Billy discovers magic in a stolen hat. When he places the hat on top of a snowman’s head, the snowman comes to life! But can Frosty help Billy find his real family in time for Christmas? From Theatreworks USA.

Garry Krinsky posing on ladders

Garry Krinsky: Toying with Science

Friday, February 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Garry Krinsky resembles a living cartoon with his animated movement and non-stop energy. He’s a very physical entertainer, delivering a fast-paced, varied and dynamic program. Combining circus high jinks, mime, original music and audience involvement, Garry and his audience investigate basic scientific information and delve into the imaginations of scientists who explore our world. 

Closeup face image representing the play, the giver.

The Giver

Friday, March 18, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Based on Lois Lowry’s book of the same name, Jonas is born into a society with no suffering, hunger, war and hardly any decisions. At the Ceremony of Twelve, he is given the assignment of Receiver of Memory, the keeper of painful memories necessary so members of his dystopian society can avoid the mistakes of the past. As he learns, he begins to think about how he might change his world forever. From ECU Storybook Theatre.

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Family Fare presents quality theatrical programming for children. Performances are held in Wright Auditorium on Friday nights at 7:00 pm. Events last about an hour and are suitable for individuals with an appropriate attention span. Many children are ready for live theatre as young as age five. Some children prefer significant stimulation and benefit from additional maturation before attending Family Fare productions.

All dates, times and titles are subject to change, but likely won't.