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Dallas Children's Theater

5938 Skillman St.
Dallas, TX 75231-7608
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This nonprofit company, recognized far and wide as one of the nation’s top professional theaters, aims to entertain rug rats and grown folk alike with an ever-evolving list of family-friendly productions like The Wizard of Oz, To Kill a Mockingbird and James and the Giant Peach. Besides local performances and a national touring act that hits some 50 cities, they also offer acting classes for kids and reduced-cost matinees for school groups.

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  • Victory in a Different War on Christmas in Dallas Children’s Theater’s Mirthful Miracle on 34th Street
    Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 4 a.m. by Elaine Liner

    Before America succumbed to the insane ravings of right-wing media nut-jobbery, the only “war on Christmas” was one based in the notion that the birth of Jesus was exploited for profit by retail businesses. There was too much Christ...

  • One Hundred Percent Clown-Free
    Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 3 a.m. by Lauren Smart

    Now that the visions of sugarplums are long gone, replace them with aerial silks and acrobatic tricks at Oh La La!, presented by Lone Star Circus at Dallas Children's Theater this week. Don't let the word circus fool you. There won'...

  • DCT Teases Up Big Comedy with Rapunzel! Rapunzel!
    Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 4 a.m. by Elaine Liner

    At Dallas Children's Theater, Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale, directed by Nancy Schaeffer, is letting the title character's hair down while bringing the house down with giggles of delighted young audiences. This is chil...

  • Big Top 2.0
    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 3 a.m. by Danny Gallagher

    The old-style, big-tent circus couldn’t feel more like an antiquated form of entertainment if the venue were powered by steam engine. The Dallas Children’s Theater, in partnership with Lone Star Circus, has found a way t...

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