Theatre Arts

Sacramento Children’s Theater

Sacramento Children’s Theater is the longest-running community theater program in our region, spanning more than 75 years.  The program has entertained and taught countless children with lively and educational musical theater productions. For many children, this is the first and sometimes only live theater that they will experience.

Since the 1940s, the Junior League of Sacramento has been dedicated to providing this free program to over 18,000 local elementary school children, a tradition that Fairytale Town is happy to continue and make possible for the community. Fairytale Town works with community members who serve as playwrights, actors, backstage helpers, costume sewers, prop/scenery painters, and logistics coordinators in the quest to produce a quality production.

Performances are free to local school groups for students in Pre-Kindergarten through third grade. Advance reservations are required.

79th Anniversary Season: Spring 2018

Rocket, the Runaway Engine is a play about a bored little train engine who “jumps the track” from his regular run to Pokeyville and speeds off to see a big city before he has learned how. Along the way, he disrupts the lives of Cow, Crow and Pony, and in order to make amends, he invites them to go along on his adventure, but ends up all alone in the big, spooky forest. When his friends go for help, and everyone comes to the rescue; Rocket decides to listen to his teachers, to stay in school and to wait to grow up, happily returning to his Pokeyville run.

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Performance Dates: Tuesday – Friday, February 1 – March 2, 2018
Performance Time: 10 AM
Location: Luther Burbank High School, 3500 Florin Road, Sacramento
Cost: Free. Reservations are required.

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For more information about Sacramento Children’s Theater, please contact:

Special thanks to the supporters of the 2018 Sacramento Children’s Theater production: Jerome H. & Wanda S. Hart Fund of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation and Point West Rotary Club Foundation.

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The Fairytale Town Troupers is a Theatre Arts program that teaches the essentials of live stage production in a practical rehearsal and performance format. The Troupers program is open to young actors aged 5 to 18. Internship opportunities are also available for ages 18 to 21. In this unique program, novices work side-by-side with seasoned veterans to gain invaluable hands-on experience in the art of producing live theatre.

The Fairytale Town Troupers program is led by Fairytale Town’s Education & Theatre Arts Specialist John Lee, an award-winning local playwright, director and actor.

For More Information About the Fairytale Town Troupers, Please Contact: