Shows & Tickets

2016-2017 Season



Childsplay's public performances are held at various times, usually on Saturdays and Sundays, at Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway. (For field trip and school tour information, CLICK HERE.)


*Please note:  Play titles and performance dates are subject to change. 

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook

9/11/2016 - 10/16/2016

Based on Barbara Park’s bestselling books, the hilarious Junie B. will leave kids laughing for days. (Ages 5+)


Rock The Presidents

10/22/2016 - 11/13/2016

Childsplay’s original high-octane rock musical about the presidents of the United States is back by popular demand! (Ages 7+)


A Very Hairy Javelina Holiday

11/19/2016 - 12/24/2016

This holiday offering brings back the stars of The Three Little Javelinas in this world-premiere musical. (Ages 5+)


Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat

1/14/2017 - 2/19/2017

With some tricks (and a fish) and Thing Two and Thing One, with the Cat in The Hat, the fun’s never done! (Ages 3+)


The Yellow Boat

2/26/2017 - 3/12/2017

A beautiful story about a young artist’s remarkable voyage, and the strength and courage of all children. (Ages 7+)


Interrupting Vanessa

3/25/2017 - 4/2/2017

In a world where imaginary friends seem real, and real friends are scarce, Vanessa discovers both. (Ages 7+)


The Grumpiest Boy in the World

4/8/2017 - 4/16/2017

This hilarious and imaginative adventure is for anyone who has ever struggled to discover and embrace all that makes them unique and special. (Ages 5+)


Wonderland: Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure

4/23/2017 - 5/21/2017

It’s Alice like you’ve never seen her before! Stumble down the rabbit hole into a rock ‘n roll adventure. Don’t be late to this new musical version of a classic story! (Ages 6+)