Shows & Tickets

2017-2018 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. 

The Phantom Tollbooth

9/17/2017 - 10/15/2017

Based on the popular children's book, a young boy's magical journey proves that life is the greatest adventure of all. (Ages 6+)


Tomás and the Library Lady

10/21/2017 - 11/12/2017

Based on the true story of Tomás Rivera and the book by Pat Mora, this play is a celebration of reading, imagination and creativity. (Ages 5+)


Go, Dog. Go!

11/25/2017 - 12/23/2017

Bringing the adventures of P.D. Eastman’s book to life in a frolicking musical dog party! (Ages 3+)


A Christmas Carol with Katie McFadzen

12/1/2017 - 12/24/2017

Using Dickens’s own immortal words, this one-woman tour-de-force will bring you the heartwarming story like you’ve never seen or heard it before! (Ages 9+)


The Snowy Day

1/21/2018 - 3/11/2018

Celebrate the magic and boundless possibilities of the first snowfall with Peter and his friends. (Ages 3+)


Maddi's Fridge

3/31/2018 - 4/8/2018

Based on the book by Lois Brandt, this heartwarming and hilarious play is a story about honesty, sensitivity and instilling important lessons in friendship, empathy and helping others! (Ages 5+)


Flora & Ulysses

4/22/2018 - 5/20/2018

Holy Bagumba! Kate DiCamillo's hilarious new book comes to life in this quirky adventure! (Ages 6+)