Solar Stage Shows

The Ugly Duckling

(Musical Play) Ages 3 - 10
Musical adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

Our colourful, music-filled production, adapted from Hans Christian Anderson, tells the story of the ugly duckling who doesn’t fit in. Everybody has a place in our world and the duckling grows up to discover that perseverance and courage can lead to the role that she was made for. More Info
Dates: Sep 10*, 11*, 17, 18, 24 & 25, Oct 2, 2011 • Times: 11am & 2pm
*Opening Weekend Discount: Sep 10 & 11 only, all single tickets $12.


Sing & Dance

(Music Concert) Ages 3 - 8
with Jack Grunsky

The Juno and multiple award-winning Jack Grunsky is back with his musical journeys. His upbeat music and friendly personality always ensure a fun, interactive performance. Jack Grunsky always sells out! Buy your tickets early! More Info
Date: Oct 1, 2011 • Times: 11am & 2pm


Thumbelina

(Musical Play) Ages 3 - 10
Musical adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

Our interactive musical version, adapted from Hans Christian Anderson, presents the adventures of Thumbelina, the tiny being who was found in a flower. On her journey to be accepted, the tiny Thumbelina has comic adventures and challenging obstacles before she is finally able to ‘fit in’. More Info
Dates: Oct 8*, 9*, 15, 16, 22 & 23, 2011 • Times: 11am & 2pm
*Thanksgiving Discount Days: Oct 8 & 9 only, all single tickets $12.


Halloween Howl

(Musical Puppet Show) Ages 3 - 8
by Alistair Ant Productions

Lovable children’s performers, Alistair Ant Productions, lead the audience in an interactive Hallowe’en concert. This musical show will mesmerize children with its light-spirited songs about pumpkins, trick or treating, and Hallowe’en fun. More Info
Dates: Oct 29 & 30, 2011 • Times: 11am & 2pm


Ali Baba

(Musical Play) Ages 3 - 10
Adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk & William Martyn
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

Our musical version of the traditional story from One Thousand and One Nights, takes you into the world of ‘Open Sesame’ and the Magic Cave. Will Ali Baba escape poverty and will he escape thieves who guard the cave filled with riches? Have fun with them as they all sing and dance to a happy ending. More Info
Dates: Nov 5*, 6*, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27, Dec 3, 2011
Times: 11am & 2pm
*Opening Weekend Discount Nov 5 & 6 only all single tickets $12


The Shoestring Magic Flute

(Opera For Childen) Ages 4 - 10
by Shoestring Opera

Introduce your children to the magic of opera! Shoestring Opera presents Mozart’s famous story of Allegra and the dark forest. When Papageno enters pursued by a Dragon prepare to enjoy the fun and marvelous singing! A sell out last year! Order early! More Info
Date: Dec 4, 2011 • Times: 11am & 2pm


Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

(Interactive Play) Ages 4 & up
by DuffleBag Theatre

Join The Nearly World Famous DuffleBag Theatre for a holiday story and interactive fun performed the way only DuffleBag can! A laugh-filled and perfect beginning to the holiday season! Booking early is suggested for this popular holiday show. Please note special times! More Info
Dates: Dec 10 & 11, 2011 • Times: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 3:30pm


Sleeping Beauty

(Musical Play) Ages 3 - 10
Musical Adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

Our musical version of the Charles Perrault classic will enthrall you with its beautiful music and wonderful performances. Will Sleeping Beauty escape the Evil Queen’s spell? Visit us to share in presentation of this timeless tale. With tuneful songs, spirited dancing, and interactive fun, this will be a great show for the holiday season. Please note special times! More Info
Regular Dates: Dec 17 & 18, 2011, Jan 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2012
Regular Times: 11am & 2pm
Christmas Break Dates: Dec 27, 28, 29 & 30, 2011, Jan 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
Christmas Break Times: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 3:30pm


The Emperor’s New Clothes

(Musical Play) Ages 3 - 10
Adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

If the only things you care about are how you look and how fancy your clothes are, can you be a leader? Perhaps, if you learn a lesson about what is important in life. This humourous and theme-filled tale by Hans Christian Anderson is adapted and presented with music and fun by our talented Solar Stage actors. More Info
Dates: Jan 21*, 22*, 28 & 29, Feb 4 & 5, 2012 • Times: 11am & 2pm
Opening Weekend Discount Jan 21 & 22 only, all single tickets $12.


Babar

(Play with Music) Ages 3 - 10
by Little Red Theatre

Babar, by Jean De Brunhoff, tells the story of a young elephant who leaves the jungle, visits a big city and returns to the jungle to become a king and share his discoveries with his family and other elephants. Babar’s adventures are related in engaging and amusing fashion that children can relate to and learn from. More Info
Dates: Feb 11 & 12, 2012 • Times: 11am & 2pm


Robin Hood

(Interactive Play) Ages 4 & up
by DuffleBag Theatre

One of the most celebrated companies at festivals and schools across the country presents the classic story of Robin Hood. Filled with wit and ‘laugh out loud’ humour, this interactive plot with a ‘twist’ will be a truly unique and hilarious experience. Have fun getting involved in the story telling! Book early! Tickets sell fast! More Info
Dates: Feb 18 & 19, 2012 • Times: 11am & 2pm


Memorable Munsch

(Play) Ages 3 - 10
Play Adaptation (from Munsch) by William Martyn

We bring back our traditional and very popular series of Munsch stories done as one play. Enjoy our new collection, Put Me in a Book, Alligator Baby, Just One Goal and Andrew’s Loose Tooth, presented in skillful and comic Solar Stage fashion. Your children love to read Munsch! They’ll be entranced by the play! Please note special times! More Info
Regular Dates: Feb 25 & 26, Mar 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18, 2012
Regular Times: 11am & 2pm
Family Day: Feb 20, 2012
Family Day Times: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 3:30pm
March Break Dates: Mar 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16, 2012
March Break Times: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 3:30pm


The Shoestring Magic Flute

(Opera For Childen) Ages 4 - 10
by Shoestring Opera

Introduce your children to the magic of opera! Shoestring Opera returns with Mozart’s famous story of Allegra and the dark forest. You will enjoy the funny story and the marvelous singing! A sell out last year. Order early! More Info
Date: Mar 24, 2012 • Times: 11am & 2pm


Sing & Dance

(Music Concert) Ages 3 - 8
with Jack Grunsky

The Juno and multiple award winner, Jack Grunsky is back with more beautiful songs. His upbeat music and friendly personality always ensure a fun, interactive performance. Jack Grunsky always sells out! Buy your tickets early! More Info
Date: Mar 25, 2012 • Times: 11am & 2pm


Beauty and The Beast

(Musical Play) Ages 3 - 10
Musical Adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

Is how you look more important than how you behave? Our interactive presentation of Mme de Villeneuve’s tale will answer that question in song and dance. You will enjoy the story of the beautiful and revealing friendship of Beauty and her Beast. More Info
Dates: Mar 31*, Apr 1*, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21*, 22* & 28, 2012
Times: 11am & 2pm
Opening Weekend Discount Days Mar 31 & Apr 1 only, all single tickets $12.
Easter Weekend Discount Days Apr 21 & 22 only, all single tickets $12.


Bungalow Bugs!

(Musical Puppet Show) Ages 3 - 8
by Alistair Ant Productions

Soli and Rob have just found a new place to live. It’s the perfect little house, except for one detail. It is already home to Alistair Ant and his bug buddies. Can people and bugs learn to live together in peace and harmony? Find out in this musical tale about sharing the space around us. More Info
Date: Apr 29, 2012 • Times: 11am & 2pm


Rapunzel

(Musical Play) Ages 3 - 10
Musical Adaptation by William Martyn & Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

In this musical version of the traditional story by the Brothers Grimm, we meet Jacob and Mary who are poor and childless. Their hunger forces them to take vegetables from Gothel’s garden. As punishment, Gothel takes Jacob and Mary’s first born child, Rapunzel, and locks her in a tower. Come and enjoy the music and see whether Rapunzel can be freed and return to her family. More Info
Dates: May 5, 6, 12, 13*, 19*, 20*, 26 & 27, 2012 • Times: 11am & 2pm
Mother’s Day Discount May 13 only, all single tickets $12.
Victoria Day Discount Weekend May 19 & 20 only, all single tickets $12.


The Little Mermaid

(Musical Play) Ages 3 - 10
Musical Adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

Our musical version of the beautiful and moving Hans Christian Anderson tale will enchant and entertain your children. Will the little mermaid succeed in her quest to become human? This interactive play will enthrall everyone with its music and presentation. More Info
Dates: Jun 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17*, 23* & 24*, 2012 • Times: 11am & 2pm
Father’s Day Discount Jun 17 only, all single tickets $12.
End of Season Sell-Off Jun 23 & 24 only, all single tickets $12.

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