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Ave Kids

Auburn AVE Kids showcases local, regional and national acts and touring presentations with an emphasis on audiences ages 4 through 12 and their parents, families, or friends. Most AVE Kids performances take place at Auburn Avenue Theater, located at 10 Auburn Ave, unless otherwise noted.

The AVE Kids performances are included as part of the City's overall BRAVO Performing Arts Season. Purchase several performances together and you are eligible for a discount! For details, view ticket and ordering information.

Tickets/Info: 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Fri. 8:00 AM-12:00 PM.

Upcoming Performances:

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jack and the beanstalkFebruary 20, 2016, 2:00 PM  

Jack & The Beanstalk
Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

In real life, Jack is frightened of everything except the adventures in his head. But when given the choice to stay home and dream, or explore the world a giant beanstalk has to offer, Jack decides to climb the beanstalk and have a real-life adventure of his very own.

Tickets: $8. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Ticketslinks to external site.

Eric Ode's Pirate ShowMarch 05, 2016, 2:00 PM

Eric Ode's Pirate Show - Yo Ho!
Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Climb aboard! We're settin' sail for high seas adventure! Join award winning songwriter, author, and poet Eric Ode and his first mate Anthony Rat for a musical tale of sharks, storms and hidden treasure.

Tickets: $8. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Ticketslinks to external site.

stunt dogApril 9, 2016, 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM

Stunt Dog Experience
Auburn Performing Arts Center, 702 4th Street NE

This cast of performers and dogs will delight audiences of all ages, with high energy excitement from beginning to end. As part of this show, you will witness some of the most incredible stunts and behaviors ever performed by dogs - big air jumps, comedy antics, dancing dogs, and amazing athletic feats.

Tickets: $15 regular; $12 student/ senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Tickets.

*Please note the performance is at the Auburn Performing Arts Center

peter panApril 23 & 24, 2016, 2:00 PM
April 22 & 23, 2016, 7:00 PM 

Disney Peter Pan, Jr.
Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Wendy Darling loves to tell stories to her brothers, Michael and John, but when her father announces she must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to visit the children and whisks them away to Never Land. Their adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook! Filled with adventure, music and a beloved hero, Disney's Peter Pan JR. is a magical story for all ages.

Tickets: $8. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Ticketslinks to external site.

sleeping beautyMay 14, 2016, 2:00 PM  

Sleeping Beauty
Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Princess Beauty is a cutie, but being pretty doesn’t cut it when you really want to slay dragons and find adventure.  Will Beauty get to be her very own hero – or will she be interrupted by a 100-year nap?  And will the Prince save her – or will she save him?  (this StoryBook version isn’t just for girls – the boys will love it, too!)

Tickets: $8. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Ticketslinks to external site.

mary poppinsJune 5, 12 & 19, 2016, 2:00 PM
June 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18, 2016, 7:00 PM  

Auburn Community Players: Mary Poppins
Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

Set in 1910 London, Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again.  Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven TONY Awards, including Best Musical. Don’t miss this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical theater!

Tickets: $15 regular; $13 student/ senior. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Ticketslinks to external site.

shrekJuly 16 & 17, 2016, 2:00 PM
July 15 & 16, 2016, 7:00 PM

Shrek The Musical, Jr. 
Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue

In a faraway kingdom, the green ogre Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits, runaways who've been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wise-cracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he's handed a task - if he rescues feisty Princess Fiona from the Dragon-guarded tower, his swamp will be returned to him. But, a fairy tale wouldn't be complete without unexpected twists and turns along the way.

Tickets: $8. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM, or order online for Will-Call only pickup at Brown Paper Ticketslinks to external site.