Arts & Culture

Theater for kids

Cary Arts Center

101 Dry Ave., Cary

919-462-2055 www.etix.com 800-514-3849

▪ “The Tortoise and the Hare ... The Musical”: Atlantic Coast Theatre For Youth puts gives an updated twist on Aesop’s fable, 3 p.m., March 19. $8.

▪ “Wizard of Oz”: L. Frank Baum’s classic presented by Cary Players Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m. April 15-16 and April 22-23, 3 p.m. April 17, 23, 24. $20 adults, $18 seniors and students.

▪ “Lyle the Crocodile”: Presented by Applause! Cary Youth Theatre, 7:30 p.m. May 13-14, 3 p.m. May 17. $10 adults, $8 students/seniors, $5 children age 5 & under.

Encore Youth Productions

www.encorehollysprings.com

▪ “Seussical Jr.” Musical based on Dr. Seuss stories. 7 p.m., April 1, 2 at 7 p.m. April 2, Holly Springs Cultural Arts Center 300 W. Ballentine St. $10 adults, $8 seniors, students under 18. Etix.com; 919-567-4000.

N.C. State Live

Stewart Theatre, 2610 Cates Ave, Raleigh.

$12; 919-515-1100 or http://live.arts.ncsu.edu

▪ “The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites”: Presented by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia for children in pre-K through 3rd grade, April 3.

Raleigh Little Theater

301 Pogue St., Raleigh.

Showtimes vary. 919-821-3111, raleighlittletheatre.org

▪ “Miss Nelson is Missing”: Nice Miss Nelson, who can’t control her classroom, disappears and is replaced by the evil Miss Swamp. March 11-27, Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 1 and 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $17 adults, $11 12 years old and younger.

▪ “Charlotte’s Web”: Classic E.B. White tale of friendship and loyalty between a pig and a spider, Sutton Theatre. April 8-17. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Fridays; 1 and 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $14 adults; $10 children 12 years old and younger.

Theatre Raleigh

Kennedy Theatre, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh.

919-832-9997; www.theatreraleigh.com

▪ “The Wolf:” A family-friendly mash-up of the classic fairy tales where the Big Bad Wolf makes an appearance. March 3-20. $15; children: $10.

Wake Forest Renaissance Centre

405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest

www.forestmoontheater.org/

▪ “Cindabella – A Southern Fried Fairytale Musical,” 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 26. $7.

▪ Carolina Puppet Theater shows: “Barnyard,” March 2 and 16; “Liking Yourself the Way You Are,” April 6 and 20; “Variety Show,” May 4 and 18; “Work Hard For What You Want,” June 8 and 22. All shows at 11 a.m. $5; free under 3.

▪ “The Hundred Dresses,” March 3-13, Musical about bullying based on Newbery Honor book by Eleanor Estes. Presented by Forest Moon Theater. $7-$13.

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