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Mr. Popper's Penguins

Mr. Popper's Penguins
Part of WonderFest

Jan. 12 to Jan. 28, 2018 
Wells Fargo Playhouse

Recommended for ages 4 and older


Book by Robert Kauzlaric
Music & Lyrics by George Howe
Based on the novel by Richard & Florence Atwater

 Approximate length: 60 minutes

 ASL Sign-Interpreted Performance: Friday, Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. 
Mr. Popper spends his time daydreaming of adventures in far-off lands while Mrs. Popper scrimps and saves to put beans on the table. When a spirited penguin arrives on their doorstep, a new horizon (and flock!) opens before them! Come along for an unforgettable adventure in this 
1930s-inspired musical based on the classic book.
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 Tickets to individual shows on sale June 1, 2017
 You may request a school performance starting April 3, 2017.
Booking notes:
  • School performances are for student groups of 20 or more.
  • Tickets range from $9 to $10 per person, tax included.
  • Adults, including teachers, must purchase a ticket and be included in the total reservation.
  • No children 3 years of age or younger are permitted to attend school performances

For more booking details, see our School Performances FAQs or call School Performance Coordinator, Arlethia Hailstock at 704-973-2829.

Mr. Popper's Penguins

Mr. Popper's Penguins


Jan. 9 to Jan. 19, 2018
Wells Fargo Playhouse

Recommended for kindergarten through second grade



 Approximate length: 60 minutes
Mr. Popper spends his time daydreaming of adventures in far-off lands while Mrs. Popper scrimps and saves to put beans on the table. When a spirited penguin arrives on their doorstep, a new horizon (and flock!) opens before them! Come along for an unforgettable adventure in this 1930s-inspired musical based on the classic book.

School performance schedule
  • Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 11 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 18 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m.
ASL Sign-Interpreted Performance
Friday, Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Buy tickets

Children's Theatre of Charlotte offers a sign language interpreted performance for each of our Mainstage productions. These shows are interpreted by a professional ASL interpreter who has read the script and had early access to the show to ensure that their interpretation is accurate.

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