If your fun-sized fantasists dream of being Prince Charming or Princess Elsa, there’s a mystical legend just for the kids to see this Easter.
For those dinky divas there’s a different kind of trip to the cinema where you’re encourage sing a long! And for the inquisitive individuals there’s a story about a cute kitten who dreams of being something else. Family Sundays at The Civic help your little dreamers to indulge and explore what they’d like to be when they grow-up.
The Arthurian legends have excited children and adults for centuries; the mystical story of the Sword in the Stone is no exception. Audience participation is a must to help Arthur reach his destiny of becoming king! Guided by Merlin, Arthur has many adventures culminating in him successfully pulling the sword from the stone and unwittingly fulfilling the legend’s prophecy. With beautiful costumes, enchanting sets and magical puppetry, the audience will be captivated, continuing Image Musical Theatre’s tradition of providing the very best touring theatre – ‘a right royal treat for all the family’. (Dorset Echo)
Do you remember being taken to see the sensational Sound of Music film musical when it first came out? Come celebrate the iconic film’s 50th Anniversary in a nostalgia-fest with your children or grandchildren and enjoy the party Sing-a-long-a are throwing! For those of you not yet converted, Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music is a screening of the classic Julie Andrews film in glorious, full-screen technicolour, complete with subtitles and props so that the whole family can sing along. The fun-filled show starts with a vocal warm-up led by the evening’s host, there’s then of course a fancy-dress competition (optional) in which everyone in costume is invited onto the stage to show off their snazzy outfits. And finally, to celebrate the movie’s special birthday you’ll all get a free memorabilia brochure for every to take away!
Then last, but not least ‘heart-warming show’ (The Stage) Pitschi, the Kitten with Dreams visits for a Family Sunday at The Civic. Pitschi doesn’t care for the rough and tumble and mischievous fun of kitten play, but instead dreams of being something else – a chicken, perhaps, or a goat, or a rabbit… for after all, anything is better than being a cat! Based on Swiss author and illustrator Hans Fischer’s award-winning picture book; Pitschi, has delighted generations of children – and cat lovers – all around the world. This original production uses a rich mix of story-telling, physical theatre, music and song to tell the story of a kitten that learns to be happy by being exactly what she is.
For more information and to book visit www.barnsleycivic.co.uk or call the Box Office on 01226 327000.
Please note, when booking tickets online, paying via credit/debit card over the phone or in person, an additional £1.50 transaction fee will be applied.