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Praise For Our Touring Company...

"For the first time in 8 years, I have been inundated by comments by staff and students on how entertaining this show and this group were to watch ... this one was far and above any of the others. They did a great job and everyone was entertained."

- Casey Ball, Principal,
Hemby Bridge Elementary School

"This was the best show! Characterization was superb! We loved it. Wish we could see it again. Thanks for the outstanding performance."

-- Beverly Scott, Principal,
Berrien Elementary

"We created so many activities after viewing the show - slide show on computer, story map, retelling and dictating to parents… it was fabulous! Thank you."

-- Beverly Shields
Kitty Hawk Elementary School

"We loved the performance. Kids got very involved with the stories. Teachers have commented that you guys are the best group we have ever had come to our school."

-- Denise Hall, Teacher,
W. H. Robinson Elementary

"...[your] performances are always appropriate for our elementary students. Their costumes and stage props etc. are creative and engaging for our children. The students are 'wowed'."

-- Pat Smith, Principal,
Wolf Meadow Elementary

"Excellent performance; very timely topic; brisk pace; professionally done; easy to work with. Thank you for coming."

-- Leslie H. Barnette, Principal, Oxford Elementary

"Excellent! Students laughed and thought; this was a great experience for them. Singing and acting were superior. Please come again."

-- Andrew Miller, Assistant Principal, Sweetwater Elementary

Children's Theatre of Charlotte Resident Touring Company

Our Resident Touring Company (formerly known as the Tarradiddle Players*) has performed for over one million children, in schools, community centers -- towns big and small -- across the Southeast, bringing smiles (and maybe a tear or two) to the faces of everyone they meet. We now offer a special Preschool Tour for Preschool audiences.

* A Note on Our Name: We are phasing out the use of Tarradiddle Players as the name of our Resident Touring Company. Originally an independent company founded in 1972 by Connie Welsh, Tarradiddle became part of Children’s Theatre of Charlotte in 1989. Since then, CTC has shepherded the Tarradiddle legacy while building on the Company’s strong professional brand. As Children’s Theatre of Charlotte continues to expand our production and educational offerings across the Southeast, we want all our offerings to carry the CTC name. But rest assured, we will continue to offer the same magical, professional touring experiences you’ve come to expect, and in that way the true legacy of the Tarradiddle Players will live on!

2014-2015 Tour

2014-2015 Preschool Tour (for ages 3-5)

Photos clockwise from top left: The Commedia Princess and the Pea, The Nightingale, Tomas and the Library Lady, The Littlest Angel, Brother Rabbit, Spinning Free, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, Rapunzel, Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel.

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