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Phoenix Theatre for Children in Columbus

2009-2010 Schedule

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Phoenix Theatre for Children
Theater Office: 39 E. State St., Columbus, 43215
(614) 469-0939

The Phoenix Theatre – Columbus’ award-winning live theater for children – has a funny, sad, exciting and thought-provoking season planned. Always entertaining, Phoenix’s plays highlight self-reliance, the importance of community, and young people’s rights and responsibilities. But don’t tell the kids that…




The Plays

The Paper Bag Princess
Mix a fire-breathing dragon, a practically perfect Prince, and a well-dressed Princess and you get DRAMA. Based on the book by Robert Munsch.
When: Nov. 6-15
Where: Riffe Center, 77 S. High St. (NW corner of High and State St. downtown).
Time: F: 7:30 p.m.; Sat.: 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.; Sun.: 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Subscription to all four plays: Adults: $65; Children: $32. Individual tickets: Adults: $20; Children: $10

Madeline’s Christmas
Can Madeline save the day when the Christmas holidays are threatened? Who is that mysterious man? And who doesn’t want a magic carpet? This musical is based on the book by Ludwig Bemelmans.
When: Dec. 4-13
Where: Riffe Center, 77 S. High St. (NW corner of High and State St. downtown).
Time: F: 7:30 p.m.; Sat.: 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.; Sun.: 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Subscription to all four plays: Adults: $65; Children: $32. Individual tickets: Adults: $20; Children: $10

The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant
When Babar’s mother is killed, he runs away to Paris. The Old Lady adopts him, teaches him French, how to shop, and some things that help him when he returns to the forest. Based on the book by Jean de Brunhoff.
When: Jan. 22-31
Where: Riffe Center, 77 S. High St. (NW corner of High and State St. downtown).
Time: F: 7:30 p.m.; Sat.: 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.; Sun.: 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Subscription to all four plays: Adults: $65; Children: $32. Individual tickets: Adults: $20; Children: $10

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
Looking for silliness and wit? Head for Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s. Based on the book by Betty MacDonald.
When: Mar. 5-14
Where: Riffe Center, 77 S. High St. (NW corner of High and State St. downtown).
Time: F: 7:30 p.m.; Sat.: 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.; Sun.: 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Subscription to all four plays: Adults: $65; Children: $32. Individual tickets: Adults: $20; Children: $10

All plays are held in the Riffe Center, 77 S. High St. (NW corner of High and State St. downtown), so taking the bus or parking under the Statehouse across the street from the theater is convenient.

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