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Daytime Performances for Youth

Throughout the school year, the Warner Theatre presents special Daytime Performances for youth in our stunning Oneglia Auditorium. With a series of plays designed to reach school children of every age, these culturally relevant stories easily tie into classroom curriculum, and inspire students through the one-of-a-kind experience of live theater.

Please note that these productions are for school-aged children accompanied by an adult only. To register, please call the Box Office at (860) 489-7180 x1.

All performances begin at 10 am, please arrive by 9:45 am. Seats are $9 each, with one teacher or chaperone per 10 students admitted free of charge. Each show is approximately one hour in duration. No paper tickets will be issued.

2023 SEASON:


Monday, March 15, 2023
Presented by the Warner Education Young Actors Series

Ages: Grades 3 through 7
Running Time:
60 min.

Curriculum Connections:

Language Arts, Music, Relationships and Family, Cultural Studies

This bilingual musical and New York Times Critic’s Pick by Mando Alvarado, Tommy Newman, and Jaime Lozano, returns in a reimagined production! Click your heels together tres veces and take a transformative journey with this salsa, merengue, and Mexican folk-infused musical inspired by The Wizard of Oz. As her fifteenth birthday approaches, Dora, a contemporary Latiné teenager, struggles with her family’s ideas about tradition and dreads her impending quinceañera! But, when Dora gets swept away to a strange new land, she learns how to celebrate her unique rhythm and embrace her cultural identity.

Pout Pout Fish

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Ages: Grades Pre-K through 2
Running Time:
60 min.

Curriculum Connections:

Literature-Based, Musical, Values-Based

Turn the poutiest of frowns upside down in this musical featuring whimsical puppets and live performers in a sweeping oceanic adventure. When Mr. Fish sets out on a quest to find Miss Clam’s missing pearl, he discovers there is more to him than his permanently plastered pout.

This colorful adaptation of The New York Times bestseller is co-conceived, directed, and designed by the acclaimed puppeteers of AchesonWalsh Studios, whose work was featured in Broadway’s The King And I, On the Town, and Radio City’s New York Spectacular. Writing team includes New Victory LabWorks Residency recipients Christopher Anselmo, Jared Corak, Matt Acheson, and Fergus Walsh.

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