Solar Stage Shows

2013/2014 Season

Snow White

(Musical Comedy Play) Ages 3 - 10

Musical adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

Enjoy Solar Stage’s adaptation of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale. Come and see how Snow White escapes the wicked queen’s plot. With tuneful songs, spirited dancing, and interactive fun, this will be a great show!

Dates:Sep 28*, 29*, Oct 5*, 6*, 12, 13*, 19, 20 & 26, 2013
Times: 11am & 2pm
*Opening Weekend Discount: Sep 28 & 29 + Oct 5 & 6 all single tickets $13
*Thanksgiving Day Discount Oct 13 only all single tickets $13

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 company will mesmerize children with their light-spirited songs about pumpkins, trick or treating and Hallowe’en fun. Alistair Ant and his puppet friends are sure to make an appearance!

Date: Sun Oct 27, 2013 • Times: 11am & 2pm

Hansel and Gretyl

(Musical Comedy Play) Ages 4 - 10

Musical adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

Our colourful, music-filled production, adapted from the Brothers Grimm, tells the story in song and dance of the two children who must escape their absent minded step-mother and the wacky witches who tempt them with treats and their candy house.

Dates: Nov 2*, 3*, 9, 10*, 16 & 17, 2013
Times: 11am & 2pm
*Opening Weekend Discount Days Nov 2 & 3 only, all single tickets $13
*Remembrance Day Discount Nov 10 only all single tickets $13


(Musical Comedy Play) Ages 3 - 10

Musical adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

In this funny, musical interactive version of the Grimm fairy tale, Cinderella, who is treated unfairly by her selfish stepsisters, responds with patience and kindness towards all, trusting that the future will bring her a change of fortune.

Dates: Nov 30, Dec 1, 7, 8, 21*, 22*, 28 & 29, 2013 +
Jan 2*, 3*, 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2014
Times: 11am & 2pm
*Early Holiday Season Discount Days Dec 21 & 22 only, all single tickets $13
*New Year Discount Days Jan 2 & 3 only all single tickets $13

A Christmas Carol

(Interactive Play) Ages 4 & up

By DuffleBag Theatre

Join The Nearly World Famous DuffleBag Theatre for a holiday story and interactive fun performed only the way DuffleBag can! A laugh-filled, perfect beginning to the holiday season! Booking early is suggested for this popular holiday show! It sells out!

Dates: Sat Dec 14 & Sun Dec 15, 2013
Times: 11am & 2pm

Jack & the Bean Stalk

(Musical Comedy Play) Ages 3 - 10

Musical adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

A funny and colourful, music-filled interactive production with a cow that makes beautiful ‘moosic’, a beanstalk, a transforming giant and, of course, magic beans that change Jack’s life.

Dates: Jan 18, 19, 25 & 26, Feb 1*, 2*, 8 & 9, 2014
Times: 11am & 2pm
*Groundhog Discount Weekend: Feb 1 & 2 only all single tickets $13

Mother Goose Stories

(Play with music) Ages 3 - 10

By Little Red Theatre

Little Juliette wanders through the Musee des Beaux Arts in search of a missing puppy and she discovers a world of puppets, costumes, poetry and music. She encounters characters from Mother Goose and sings awesome songs together with the audience. A wonderful and creative journey!

Dates: Sat Feb 8 & Sun Feb 9, 2014 • Times: 11am & 2pm

Multiple 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 this new collection: 50 Below Zero, Roar, I’m So Embarrassed and No Clean Clothes, 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!

Regular Dates: Feb 15, 16, 22 & 23, Mar 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 & 23, 2014
Regular Times: 11am & 2pm
Family Day: Feb 17, 2014
Family Day Times: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 3:30pm
March Break Dates: Mar 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14, 2014
March Break Times: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 3:30pm

Peter Pan

(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 Peter Pan. 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!

Dates: Sat Apr 6 & Sun Apr 7, 2014 • Times: 11am & 2pm

Chicken Little

(Musical Comedy Play) Ages 3 - 10

Musical adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

This centuries old tale about Chicken Little and her friends with rhyming names is presented in Solar Stage comic and musical fashion. Beautiful music, interactive fun, and great comedy! Come to see if the sky will really fall!

Dates: Apr 13*, 14*, 20, 21, 27 & 28, 2013 • Times: 11am & 2pm
*Sky Is Falling Discount Weekend: Apr 13 & 14 only all single tickets $13

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. Children love Jack’s warm voice, friendly personality and great songs. Jack Grunsky always sells out! Buy your tickets early!

Date: Sat May 3, 2014 • Times: 11am & 2pm

The Schoolyard Carmen

(Opera For Childen) Ages 4 - 10

By Shoestring Opera

Introduce your children to the magic of opera! In this age-appropriate adaptation of the famous Bizet opera, Carmen is a feisty little girl who is new to Canada. She stands up for herself as she confronts the school yard bully in her new school and learns independence and acceptance in her new country. With Bizet’s bewitching, infectious music, Carmen’s flamenco dancing and the wonderful singing of the company, The Schoolyard Carmen is a wonderful treat. A sell-out last year! Order early!

Date: Sun May 4, 2014 • Times: 11am & 2pm


(Musical Comedy Play) Ages 3 - 10

Musical adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

This interactive musical production tells the story of the strange little person with magic powers and the odd name that no one can guess. Will the power to spin gold save the farmer’s daughter and will she be able to marry the king? See our show and find out.

Dates: May 10, 11*, 17*, 18*, 24, 25 & 31, 2014 • Times: 11am & 2pm
*Mother’s Day Discount May 11 only all single tickets $13
*Victoria Holiday Discount Days May 17 & 18 only all single tickets $13

Summertime Sing-Along

(Musical Puppet Show) Ages 3 - 8

With Alistair Ant Productions

Come and celebrate the summer with your favourite children’s duo, Soli and Rob and their buddies, Alistair Ant, Sluggo and Lilly-Mae. Past winners of the City Parent Reader’s Choice Awards, Soli and Rob have a knack for putting on that rare show that leaves adults and kids smiling for the same reason. It’s great entertainment!

Date: Sun Jun 1, 2014 • Times: 11am & 2pm

Little Red Riding Hood

(Musical Play) Ages 3 - 10

Musical adaptation by Zenon Skrzypczyk
Music by Martyn Skrzypczyk

Little Red Riding Hood loves her grandmother and she loves to bring her food and treats. Her mother warns her to be careful traveling through the forest: “Watch out for the big, bad wolf, Little Red Riding Hood!” You can help her get to her grandmother’s house safely in this interactive musical.

Dates: Jun 7, 8, 14, 15*, 21* & 22*, 2014 • Times: 11am & 2pm
*Father’s Day Discount Day Jun 15 only all single tickets $13
*Closing Discount Weekend: Jun 21 & 22 only all single tickets $13

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