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Children's Theater Series: Brown Bear, Brown Bear & Other Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

Children's Theater Series: Brown Bear, Brown Bear & Other Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s acclaimed composite of storybook favorites will enjoy widespread touring in 2016-2017. First premiered in 2011, Brown Bear, Brown Bear and Other Treasured Stories by Eric Carle brings together old favorites and new friends. The hour-long production showcases the imaginative blend of innovative puppetry and striking scenic effects which have won international acclaim for the Nova Scotia-based theater. To date, some 400 performances have been applauded by close to 250,000 spectators across North America and Singapore.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar joins a whimsical menagerie drawn from the pages of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the story was written and illustrated by Carle and Bill Martin, Jr., and has served to introduce generations of youngsters to the delights of identifying colors and objects. The heartwarming father and daughter quest for an unusual plaything, Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me, offers a splendid introduction to the wonderment of the lunar cycle.

Running Time: 60 minutes

Recommended Ages: 3-8

* Children's Theater Series season tickets are available NOW by calling Moira Beale at 216-640-8608, or click here for more information.

This presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Ohio Arts Council and the Crane Group.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear & Other Treasured Stories by Eric Carle is part of the Children's Theater Series presented by University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital.

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Children's Theater Series: Brown Bear, Brown Bear & Other Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

Jan 28 - 29 , 2017

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How do we get there?

PlayhouseSquare is located in Cleveland's theater district located on Euclid Avenue, between East 14th and East 17th Streets. For detail directions, visit our Directions and Parking section to find convenient directions. For public transportation, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority provides public transportation to areas around PlayhouseSquare. Click here for more information on public transportation.

Where do we park?

The PlayhouseSquare Garage is located at East 15th and Chester with elevators located on each level and a walkway to the complex. PlayhouseSquare has kept event night parking affordable for our customers. Parking can be purchased for the on-site PlayhouseSquare garage for just $20.00 ($15.00 advance purchase). Click here for more information.

Where can I dine when visiting PlayhouseSquare?

Experience some of Cleveland's finest restaurants at PlayhouseSquare before the show. Our interactive dining guide offers a variety of dining options around PlayhouseSquare.

Do you need to purchase tickets by phone or in-person?

The Ticket Office is located in the KeyBank State Theatre lobby and is open Monday-Sunday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Hours vary when we have an evening performance and will also vary during the summer months. To confirm operating hours call the Ticket Office information line at 216-771-8403. Tickets may also be purchased by phone Mon.-Sat. 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at 216-241-6000 or 866-546-1353. For additional ticket and theater policies, visit our ticket policy section.

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Ticket Office Information Line:
216-771-8403

Purchase Tickets by Phone
216-241-6000
866-546-1353