The Theatreworks program provides the best national and international professional touring children’s theatre to the school-age children and summer campers of the First Coast region. Founded in 1979, Theatreworks was an independent organization until it merged with the Florida Theatre in 2019.

 

Place your reservation here. For more information about attending or booking a Theatreworks production, contact Theatreworks Program Manager Jamie Kent by calling (904) 353-3500 or emailing jamie@floridatheatre.com.

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THEATREWORKS 2023 - 2024 SEASON AT THE FLORIDA THEATRE

Charlotte's Web at Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

Event Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Event Time: 10:10 AM and 11:50 AM

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The Frog Prince

Event Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Event Time: 10 AM and 12 PM

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Harriet Tubman And The Underground Railroad

Event Date: Thursday, March 7, 2024
Event Time: 10 AM and 12 PM

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The Jungle Book

Event Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Event Time: 10 AM and 12 PM

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The Jungle Book at Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

Event Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Event Time: 10:10 AM and 11:50 AM

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Rosie Revere, Engineer & Friends

Event Date: Monday, April 15, 2024
Event Time: 10 AM and 12 PM

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Cat Kid Comic Club The Musical

Event Date: Friday, May 3, 2024
Event Time: 10 AM and 12 PM

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Contact Theatreworks

For more information about attending or booking a Theatreworks production, contact Theatreworks Program Manager Jamie Kent by calling (904) 353-3500 or emailing jamie@floridatheatre.com.

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  • Community First Credit Union
  • Citibank
  • Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville
  • Culture Builds Florida
  • City of Jacksonville, Florida
  • Dubow Family Foundation

  • Edna Sproull Williams Foundation

  • Publix Super Market Charities
  • Thomas M. & Irene B. Kirbo Charitable Foundation

  • W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractor, Inc.

How to To Reserve For Schools

Place your reservation here and we will send a confirmation, or call us at (904) 353-3500. All tickets are $8.50.

Please note our reservation forms option is down. We are working to correct this. For more information about attending or booking a Theatreworks production, contact Theatreworks Program Manager Jamie Kent by calling (904) 353-3500 or emailing jamie@floridatheatre.com.

How To Reserve For An Individual

Call the box office at (904) 355-2787 or reserve online by clicking the show title above, and then click the “BUY NOW” button on the individual event page.

Note: All tickets contain a $4.50 restoration fee, and online orders contain a $10.00 per ticket convenience fee. To avoid the convenience fee, call the Florida Theatre box office to purchase.

THEATREWORKS IN SCHOOLS 2022 - 2023

ALICE ROCKS WONDERLAND

ALICE ROCKS WONDERLAND (K-5) 

Available Dates: September 2023-August 2025 

Price: $850 

Venture down the rabbit hole in this exciting rock musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's masterpiece emphasizing the joy of reading. Rock along with lively characters from the book including Alice, The White Rabbit, The Caterpillar, The Cheshire Cat, The Mad Hatter, & The Prince Of Hearts.

Curriculum Themes: Literature, Theatre, Character Education, Music, and Audience Participation 

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ALIENS ALIVE

ALIENS ALIVE (PK-5)

Various Dates Available 
Price: $900

While reporting live, The Story Ship’s science reporter, Sarah, is kidnapped by aliens and trapped on a spaceship bound for the outer regions of our solar system!  Audience volunteers must quickly form a Rescue Team and use magic, dance, and music to get her back.  The audience helps to unravel a celestial musical message. This show is highly interactive, with audience participation every minute to two minutes, with kids helping with magic tricks, singing, dancing, and navigating the rescue rocket through an interactive game.

Curriculum Themes: Science, Music Math

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CHRISTMAS CAROL

Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL (K-8)
Available Dates: November-December 2022
Price: $800

Become a guest at the Dickens’ home as Charles Dickens and his sister, Fan, act out their own “Amateur Theatrical” version of Scrooge’s story.  The 2 actors use only their imaginations & items from the drawing room to perform 15 characters from the classic story.

Curriculum Themes: Literature, Theatre, Music, History, and Character Education.

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CIRCUS KING

CIRCUS KING (PK-5)

Various Dates
Available  Price: $900

A young boy is lost at sea and found by a baboon on a far away island. He is raised by a circus of misfits. The audience and cast of characters help the boy overcome personal challenges and discover his destiny. With a little magic, characters come right out of the screen as puppets! The set has big screen animation, lots of magical props and musical instruments The students test out on grammar, reading comprehension and spelling.

Curriculum Themes: Character Education, Theatre, Music, Language arts, Character Education, Theatre, Music, Language arts

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DIGGERY DIGGERS DINO SHOW

DIGGERY DIGGER’S DINO ADVENTURE (PK-4)

Various Dates Available
Price:
 $900

While Paleontologist Diggery Diggers is showing his dinosaur fossils to a live audience, he discovers a “top secret” box the museum accidentally packed. Curious, Diggery opens the box and unleashes the DinoSauroScope 3000 or DINA taking the audience back into time to interact with dinosaurs. All is well until they use DINA on a large dinosaur egg. The egg hatches and a terrible thing happens. The dinosaurs in museums around the world start to come alive!

Curriculum Themes: Science, S.T.E.A.M.

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FLORIDA TREASURES

FLORIDA TREASURES (K-5)
Available Dates:
 Always on tour! 
Price: $850

When two tourists discover a treasure chest full of historical artifacts, they are magically transported back in time in a fun-filled journey through Florida history.  The audience will laugh and learn about Ponce De Leon, the settlement of Pensacola (Florida’s “Almost Oldest” city), the founding of St. Augustine, and the “Original” Pocahontas story.
Curriculum Themes: Literature, Theatre, History, Audience Participation, Character Education, and Music.

Curriculum Themes: Literature, Theatre, History, Audience Participation, Character Education, and Music.

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HOLIDAY HULLABALOO

HOLIDAY HULLABALOO (PK & UP) 

Various Dates Available 

Price: $900 

We are going back to our roots! It's an old-time storytelling show with comedy, magic and music. Everything is falling apart back at the North Pole! Frosty the Snowman is melting. Igor the elf is checking the list twice to see who has been naughty and nice. The Elves are way behind on toy production. Mr. and Mrs. Clause have caught a cold. But with a little magic and music, and the kids help, I am sure we can get Christmas back on track! This show is perfect holiday celebrations at schools, libraries, festivals, and company parties.

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PIRATE GOODIE & THE MAGIC CHEST

PIRATE GOODIE AND THE MAGIC CHEST (PK-3)

Various Dates Available 
Price: $900

Come along with Pirate Goodie Twoshoes and his parrot, Pete, on an amazing undersea adventure. Goodie can’t remember how to open his magic chest full of treasure. So he calls upon the audience and his animated friends to help. The show includes a giant video screen with colorful animations and charming puppets. Plenty of magic, music and comedy make this show unforgettable.
Curriculum Themes: Character Education and Theatre Arts

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SALTY SAM AND THE SIREN SONG

SALTY SAM AND THE SIREN SONG (K-5) 

Available Dates:  August 2024 

Price: $850 

Set sail for adventure and join the crew of the Good Ship Sarsaparilla on a voyage in search of excitement and riches. But all Sailors must beware of the Siren's Song! Legend comes to life on stage with this comic interactive show filled with original seafaring music, and an important lesson in finding friendship.

Curriculum Themes: Literature, Theatre, Character Education, Audience Participation and Music 

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SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE OPERA

SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE OPERA MYSTERY (K-8)
Available Dates: 
September 2022-August 2024 
Price: $850

The world’s most famous detective investigates a diamond theft at The Royal Opera in this original play based on the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Holmes must use his skills of observation and disguise, along with audience participation, to solve the mystery.

Curriculum Themes: Literature, Theatre, Audience Participation, Character Education, and Music.

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SILENT NIGHT 1818

SILENT NIGHT 1818 (K-5) 

Available Dates: November-December 2023 

Price: $850 

Merry musicians tell the heartwarming story of a broken organ in the small town of Oberndorf, Austria and the poem that inspired one of the world’s most beloved holiday carols... Stille Nacht or Silent Night. This historically based tale is appropriate for public and private elementary schools, as well as intergenerational family audiences.

Curriculum Themes: Literature, Theatre, Character Education, And Music 

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SUPER ME

“SUPER ME” ANTI-BULLYING SHOW (PK-5)

Various Dates Available 
Price: $900

“Super Me” is a fast-paced theatrical adventure that combines high-energy hip-hop dance, intense video gaming, astounding magic, interactive animation, and a live actor. Audience members are taken on a virtual journey into a comic book world to help a young boy escape from bullies. The audience must help the animated boy overcome obstacles and solve puzzles using superpowers onstage. Kids not only see real-life examples of bullying but are given clear, step-by-step actions to help stop bullying.

Curriculum Themes: Character Education, Communication, Theatre

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THE GREAT PIRATE RACE

THE GREAT PRIATE RACE (PK-6)

Various Dates Available
Price:
 $900

This show combines all of our favorite things – board gaming, racing, music, magic and animation! The board game and animation parts of the show are projected on to a large screen. The audience is divided into two teams. The teams are in a race to get to the treasure. Each team will have to complete on stage challenges that include solving math problems, solving puzzles, helping with magic tricks and team comedy challenges all held on stage with a live Pirate.

Curriculum Themes: STEAM Math (Math problems adjusted for grade level)

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THE FARIY GODFATHER AND THE WAND OF DREAMS

THE FARIY GODFATHER AND THE WAND OF DREAMS (PK-3)

Various Dates Available 
Price: $900

The land of “Happily Ever After” is in big trouble. The Wand Of Dreams has been stolen and everything is falling apart! Fairy Godmother or Godfather and the audience have to round up the usual suspects to solve the mystery. Each suspect offers an interesting mathematical problem to solve as the mystery unfolds. You’ll meet a Magic Mirror with a messy cold, a Dirty Rat with some pretty shady friends, a Troll that has traffic backed up for hours, a narcoleptic Sheriff that can’t stay awake long enough to figure anything out, Five Little Piggies with some really big problems, and a Dragon that loves bacon! The show combines hilarious puppets, beautiful animation, spellbinding magic, wonderful music with tremendous audience interaction. The set has big screen animation, lots of magical props and musical instruments.

Curriculum Themes: Mathematics, Measurements, Science, S.T.E.A.M. 

Place your reservation here. EVALUATION COMING SOON

WAND OF DREAMS

The land of “Happily Ever After” is in big trouble. The Wand Of Dreams has been stolen and everything is falling apart! Fairy Godmother or Godfather and the audience have to round up the usual suspects to solve the mystery. Each suspect offers an interesting mathematical problem to solve as the mystery unfolds. You’ll meet a Magic Mirror with a messy cold, a Dirty Rat with some pretty shady friends, a Troll that has traffic backed up for hours, a narcoleptic Sheriff that can’t stay awake long enough to figure anything out, Five Little Piggies with some really big problems and a Dragon that loves bacon! The show combines hilarious puppets, beautiful animation, spellbinding magic, wonderful music with tremendous audience interaction. The set has big screen animation, lots of magical props and musical instruments.

Available Dates: Multiple Dates
Curriculum Connections: Mathematics, Measurements, Science, S.T.E.A.M.
Grades: PK-3
Price: $900

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WINNIE THE POOH

WINNIE THE POOH (K-5) 

Available Dates: September 2023-August 2025 

Price: $850 

Meet Pooh-Bear, Piglet, Eeyore, Rabbit, Owl, Kanga & Roo in this charming new adaptation of A.A. Milne's original 1926 book filled with music, audience interaction, and stories of friendship.

Curriculum Themes: Literature, Theatre, Character Education, and Music 

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ABOUT

The Theatreworks program provides the best national and international professional touring children’s theatre to the school age children and summer campers of the First Coast region. Founded in 1979, Theatreworks was an independent organization until it merged with the Florida Theatre in 2019.

CONTACT

For more information about attending or booking a Theatreworks production, contact Theatreworks Program Manager Jamie Kent by calling (904) 353-3500 or emailing jamie@floridatheatre.com.

TICKETS

To purchase individual and homeschool tickets, call the box office at (904) 355-2787 or reserve online with the link below. Note: all tickets contain a $1.50 restoration fee, and online orders contain a $10.00 per ticket convenience fee. To avoid the online convenience fee, call the Florida Theatre box office to purchase.