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On Stage
     May 3-26
The Giver
Based on the award-winning novel, watch the story of Jonas come to life on stage. When Jonas turns 12, he is selected for special training from The Giver - the only person who holds any memories of real pain and real joy. Now Jonas will learn the truth about life and the hypocrisy of his utopian world. Anchorage Community Theatre. For info, visit
May 7-12
Monty Python’s Spamalot
Get ready for a laugh-out- loud musical comedy, lovingly ripped off from the film classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Spamalot tells the tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail, featuring flying cows, killer rabbits, dancing divas and more! (Contains some mature content and may be unsuitable for children 12 and under.) Atwood Concert Hall, Anchorage.
For info and tickets, visit
March 7-10
Potted Potter
This Harry Potter parody brilliantly condenses all seven books (plus a real life game of Quidditch) into 70 laugh- out-loud minutes of family- friendly showtime. Discovery Theatre, Anchorage. For
info and tickets, visit
March 22
Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey
Lightwire Theater’s electroluminescent puppetry is back with the story of Marvin the Mouse. Marvin embarks on a space adventure to the moon on his homemade rocket, where he teaches us the important message that being different is “cool.” Atwood Concert Hall, Anchorage. For info and playtimes, visit
April 12-14
A Thousand and One Arabian Nights
Get ready to be delighted by the classic tales of Sinbad, Aladdin, his genie and more in a land of mystery and adventure! Captivating dance, exciting storytelling and music are bound to enchant in this new production by Alaska Dance Theatre. Sydney Laurence Theatre, Anchorage. For info, visit
May 3-12
Julius Caesar
Dive into the tale of Caesar’s return to Rome, when Brutus resolves that the great general must be assassinated. But once the deed is done, the conspirators must reckon with the forces of a new power bloc, led by Mark Antony and Caesar’s nephew Octavius. Will Caesar’s ghost be avenged? Recommended for ages 10 and up. APU Grant Hall, Anchorage. For info and playtimes, visit
March 22-April 7
The Feral Child
Watch the story of Mary unfold on stage - a young girl who was abandoned at an early age and raised in the jungle by a family of tigers. Finally rescued at the age of 13, she believes she is a cat - and may just prefer it to the life of a human. Anchorage Community Theatre. For info, visit
March 22-April 14
The Little Mermaid Musical
Based on the beloved story of Ariel, who wishes to pursue Prince Eric in the world above. Disney’s The Little Mermaid
is a family-friendly classic! On sea or on land, this show will be one not to miss. Glenn Massay Theater, Palmer. For info and showtimes, visit
 April 12-13
Take a trip to the zoo – on
a yet-to-be-discovered planet. This whimsical and wild show blends “fantastical creatures” with enchanting visual effects for an evening of entertainment for the whole family. Atwood Concert Hall, Anchorage.
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April 26
Emily Brown and the Thing
Tall Stories Theatre Company returns with its latest adventure: Emily Brown and the Thing. Emily and her old grey rabbit, Stanley, hear the Thing crying outside their window - the Thing just can’t sleep! Emily and Stanley set off on a magical and musical adventure to find out what is keeping the Thing awake. Discovery Theatre, Anchorage. For info and showtimes, visit

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