About Us

Past Seasons

Childsplay: Our Shows, From the Beginning

 

1977-78

Will Today Be Yesterday Tomorrow?

A Childsplay Christmas

 

1978-79

Sense and Nonsense

A Childsplay Christmas

 

1979-80

Wiley & the Hairy Man

Hit and Myth

 

1980-81

Hit and Myth

Tale of Two Sisters

Montana Molly & the Peppermint Kid

 

1981-82

The Pied Piper

The Overcoat

Wiley & the Hairy Man

 

1982-83

Fool of the World

The Bat Poet

 

1983-84

Aladdin

Not Exactly Cinderella

The Odyssey

Montana Molly & the Peppermint Kid

 

1984-85

Jack and the Beanstalk

Not Exactly Cinderella

Clarissa’s Closet

The Endless Pavement

Mother Hicks

The Red Shoes

 

1985-86

Wilde Tales

The Red Shoes

Mythic Proportions

The Belle of Amherst

Ozma of Oz

 

1986-87

The Emperor’s New Clothes

The Little Prince

Square Pegs, Round Holes

The Masque of Beauty & the Beast

The Pushcart War

 

1987-88

Clarissa’s Closet

The Legend of the Christmas Rose

The Masque of Beauty & the Beast

Prodigy

The Owl and the Pussycat

Once Upon A Mattress

 

1988-89

The Owl and the Pussycat

This Is Not A Pipedream

The Velveteen Rabbit

Embroidered Yarns

The Miracle Worker

 

1989-90

Embroidered Yarns

The Bear That Wasn’t

The Velveteen Rabbit

Just So Stories

The Masquerade of Life/La

Mascarada de la Vida

 

1990-91

Just So Stories

Ama and the White Crane

The Masquerade of Life/La

Mascarada de la Vida

The Velveteen Rabbit

Mr. Jones Lives Alone

Through the Looking Glass

 

1991-92

The Reluctant Dragon

Through the Looking Glass

The Velveteen Rabbit

Noodle Doodle Box

Montana Molly & the Peppermint Kid

Most Valuable Player

The Cherry Orchard

 

1992-93

The Nightingale

Noodle Doodle Box

Montana Molly & the Peppermint Kid

The Yellow Boat

The Velveteen Rabbit

Tales of the Grotesque

Phoebe Joins the Circus

Bocón!

 

1993-94

The Yellow Boat

Phoebe Joins the Circus

Bocón!

The Velveteen Rabbit

A Perfect Balance

Wiley and the Hairy Man

[Hush: An Interview with America]

 

1994-95

Mr. A’s Amazing Maze Plays

A Perfect Balance

Wiley and the Hairy Man

Hush: An Interview with America

The Velveteen Rabbit

In My Grandmother’s Purse

Afternoon of the Elves

Androcles and the Lion

 

1995-96

The Secret Garden

In My Grandmother’s Purse

Androcles and the Lion

The Portrait the Wind the Chair

The Velveteen Rabbit

The Falcon

Wolf Child: The Correction of Joseph

[Phenomenal Smith]

 

1996-97

Charlotte’s Web

The Falcon

The Short Tree & the Bird That

Could Not Sing

The Velveteen Rabbit

This Is Not A Pipe Dream

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

Phenomenal Smith

 

1997-98

Anne of Green Gables

This Is Not A Pipe Dream

Just So Stories

The Velveteen Rabbit

Lincoln’s Log

Still Life With Iris

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

[New Plays Festival]

 

1998-99

Still Life With Iris

Lincoln’s Log

Embroidered Yarns

The Velveteen Rabbit

A Perfect Balance

The Highest Heaven

Island of the Blue Dolphins

And Then They Came For Me

 

1999-2000

The Wind in the Willows

Just So Stories

Selkie

A Perfect Balance

The Velveteen Rabbit

The Owl and the Pussycat

Even Steven Goes To War

And Then They Came For Me

The King of Ireland’s Son

 

2000-01

Time Again in Oz

The Owl and the Pussycat

Salt & Pepper

The Velveteen Rabbit

Perô or The Mystery of the Night

The Boxcar Children

And Then They Came For Me

Rhubarb Jam

 

2001-02

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

Rhubarb Jam

New Kid

The Velveteen Rabbit

Cyrano

The Reluctant Dragon

Apollo: to the Moon

[Eric & Elliot]

 

2002-03

Charlotte’s Web

New Kid

Two Donuts

Eric & Elliot

The Velveteen Rabbit

The Yellow Boat

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

The Beauty Machine

[Stage Reading/Workshop]

 

2003-04

Sideways Stories from Wayside

School

The Velveteen Rabbit

The Big Friendly Giant

Power Play

The Imaginators

The Beauty Machine

Eric & Elliot

 

2004-05

A Year with Frog & Toad

New Kid (tour only)

Eric & Elliot (tour only)

The Velveteen Rabbit

Go, Dog. Go!

Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet

Interrupting Vanessa

Old Jake’s Skirts

 

2005-06

Junie B. Jones & A Little

Monkey Business

Eric & Elliot (tour only)

Old Jakes Skirts (tour only)

Seussical

Bunnicula

Danny, King of the Basement

The Secret Garden

Tomás and the Library Lady

This Is Not A Pipe Dream

 

2006-07

Sleeping Beauty

Tomás and the Library Lady

(tour only)

Eric & Elliot (tour only)

Lost and Foundling

Seussical

Peter and the Wolf

Danny, King of the Basement

(tour only)

Petite Rouge

River Rat & Cat

 

2007-08

Charlotte’s Web

A Thousand Cranes

Seussical

Goodnight Moon

A Tale of Two Cities

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible,

No Good, Very Bad Day

In My Grandmother’s Purse

A Little Bit of Water

 

2008-2009

A Little Bit of Water (tour)

Miss Nelson is Missing

Getting Near to Baby

The Velveteen Rabbit

Busytown

Rock, Paper, Scissors

Ferdinand the Bull

The Never Ending Story

 

2009-2010

Ferdinand the Bull (tour)

Honus and Me

Androcles and the Lion

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

Peter and the Wolf

Tomato Plant Girl

The Big Friendly Giant

 

2010-2011

Ferdinand the Bull (National Tour)

A Year with Frog and Toad

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!

Go, Dog. Go!

New Kid (tour only)

The Imaginators

The Borrowers

 

2011-2012

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

The Sun Serpent

Tomás and the Library Lady

Lyle the Crocodile

With Two Wings

Rock the Presidents

The Color of Stars

 

2012-2013

Rock the Presidents

Rock Paper Scissors (Steen Papier Schaar)

The Giver

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!

Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type

Boats

Recipe for Disaster!

A Wrinkle in Time

 

2013-2014

Robin Hood

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Velveteen Rabbit

The Cat in the Hat

Super Cowgirl and Mighty Miracle

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

 

2014-2015

Charlotte's Web

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!

A Thousand Cranes

The Boy Who Loved Monsters and the Girl Who Loved Peas

Girls Who Wear Glasses

The Three Javelinas

 

2015-2016

Sideways Stories from Wayside School

The Smartest Girl in the World

A Year with Frog and Toad

Pero, or the Mysteries of the Night

Goodnight Moon

Pete, or the Return of Peter Pan