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August 2018

Tales for Tots: Velveteen Rabbit

August 1, 2018August 2, 2018
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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$5

August 1 & 2 10:00am Tickets: $5 Adult or Child, $20 Family Pack of 5 "The Velveteen Rabbit" by Margery Williams Join us for a special story time as we bring the classic story "The Velveteen Rabbit" to life with live theatre, music, and movement! "Real isn't how you are made...It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with but REALLY loves you, then you become real."…

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Schoolhouse Rock Live! JR.

August 2, 2018August 3, 2018
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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$7 – $10

August 2- 5:00pm August 3- 7:00pm Tickets: $10 General Admission, $7 Students, $35 Family Pack of 5 The Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series and pop culture phenomenon is now the basis for one of the most fun and easily mounted musicals ever to hit the stage, Schoolhouse Rock Live! JR. Tom, a young schoolteacher, is nervous about his first day of teaching. He tries to relax by watching TV, when various characters representing facets of his personality emerge from the…

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September 2018

Community Grand Opening

September 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm5:00 pm
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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Featuring Cody Veith, Disney Channel Star! We invite you to come tour our space, enjoy our kid friendly activities, and learn more about our classes!! There will be music, dance, food, and more! Hear about how Cody made it as a star, and find out how you can too! This is a free, open to the public event. (Headshots will be $5)  

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October 2018

Shakespeare in the Modern World

October 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm4:00 pm
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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Join us as a troupe of local Shakespearean actors performs scenes and monologues (and a song!) from a number of Shakespeare's works, including King Lear and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. After this reader's theatre-style performance, take part in a roundtable discussion with the actors about Shakespeare’s relevance to the modern world. What is it about these works, written and first performed four hundred years ago, that continues to speak to us? Featuring Bill Coleman, Sanda Moore Coleman, Madi Coleman, Susan…

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Midwest Dance Mechanix Fall Ballet

October 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm7:30 pm
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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$10

  CELEBRATE THE CHANGING OF THE SEASONS!  Join Midwest Dance Mechanix' En Avant Youth Ballet Company for an inspiring evening of dance featuring beautiful original choreography mixed with well-loved classical variations that will delight any dance lover. Original choreography by Stan Rogers & Jana Owen and Classical Variation re-staging by Trudy Souba. ​Special ONE NIGHT ONLY performance that any patron of the arts won't want to miss!   ​General Admission tickets available for purchase online or at the door.  TICKETS-MDM FALL BALLET

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Little Red Riding Hood

October 19, 2018October 20, 2018
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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Wichita Center for Performing Arts presents the Wichita Children's Theatre & Dance Center's Professional Touring Company's production of Little Red Riding Hood Friday, October 19 10am & 6pm Saturday, October 20 11am   Follow Little Red as she makes her way through the forest to grandma’s house to give her some goodies that her mother prepared. Along the way she meets a Wolf, a silly Wolf who’d never harm anybody. The Wolf is so hungry that he’ll do anything to get…

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On Stage with RKDC

October 27, 2018
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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On Stage with RKDC is your exclusive opportunity to see Regina Klenjoski Dance Company and special guest artists perform up close and personal from seats right on the stage! The performance will be accompanied by a pre-show and intermission reception and silent auction as we celebrate Artistic Director, Regina Klenjoski's birthday! The company will be performing repertory works including "One Two Many," "Lily and the Scorpion," "Game is Afoot," "Layers," and will premiere an excerpt from their newest work "Far…

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November 2018

Diary of a Worm, a Spider, & a Fly

November 2, 2018
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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Wichita Center for Performing Arts presents the Dallas Children's Theater production of Diary of a Worm, a Spider, & a Fly Friday, November 2 10am, 12:30pm, & 6pm The coolest ever rock-n-roll romp in a bug's world, capturing all the droll humor and whimsy of the wildly popular books! Insects rule in the diaries of unlikely best friends: Worm, Spider and Fly. Worm eats his homework, Fly believes she has superpowers, and Spider can't wait to grow up and molt. Promoting…

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Rosie Revere, Engineer

November 9, 2018
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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Wichita Center for Performing Arts presents the TheaterWorksUSA production of Rosie Revere, Engineer Friday, November 9 10am, 12:30pm, & 6pm   Based on the books Rosie Revere, Engineer; Iggy Peck, Architect; and Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty with illustrations by David Roberts. Ms. Greer's classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams. Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture. And Ada Twist's curiosity can drive her teacher crazy. A fun new musical based on the books…

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December 2018

Short & Suite Nutcracker

December 8, 2018December 9, 2018
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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$10 – $15

  LOOKING FOR A HOLIDAY TRADITION THAT IS SHORT, BUT VERY SWEET? ​ Midwest Dance Mechanix is proud to partner with Wichita Center for Performing Arts to offer the Wichita community a Nutcracker experience that children of all ages can enjoy! ​ Featuring the breathtaking Snow Scene choreography of local Ballet legend, STAN ROGERS, this Nutcracker may be abbreviated in length, but certainly not abbreviated in quality, professionalism and pure holiday magic! ​ Ticket Price also includes a Nutcracker signing and whimsical backdrop for pictures…

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It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

December 14, 2018December 16, 2018
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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$14 – $20
its a wonderful life radio

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

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Dance Kinetics – 1st Annual Winter Recital

December 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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​Come join us for this free, all-ages event and see what the dancers of Dance Kinetics have been working on this Fall as they perform excerpts from “The Nutcracker.”

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January 2019

Laughing With The Stars

January 18
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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$65
2019 laughing with the stars

Laughing Feet Performers is proud to present its 7th annual fundraising event, Laughing With The Stars at the Wichita Center for Performing Arts. Come experience the fun and entertainment of over 70 Special Needs and Typical performers singing, dancing, performing skits and more with a fantastic group of local celebrities!

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February 2019

Bad Kitty & NYTimes Bestselling Author Nick Bruel

February 1
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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$18.99

Blue Baboon Books is proud (well, really, BEYOND THRILLED) to present Nick Bruel, the New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Bad Kitty book children's book series! Mr. Bruel will be in the ICT and in the WCPA on Feb. 1 doing an author talk and book signing

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Charlotte’s Web

February 16
Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave
Wichita, KS 67206
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$6 – $9

Theatreworks USA’s production of Charlotte’s Web is based on E.B. White’s timeless and loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Both parents and kids will love seeing some of their favorite storybook characters come to life on stage.

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