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The Snowy Day and Other Stories

The Snowy Day and Other Stories

Oct. 28 to Nov. 12, 2017
Wells Fargo Playhouse

Recommended for ages 4 and older


Ezra Jack Keats, author
Jerome Hairston, playwright

 Approximate length: 75 minutes

 Sensory-Friendly Performance: Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m..
 ASL Sign-Interpreted Performance: Saturday, Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. 
Based on the 1963 Caldecott Medal-winning book by acclaimed author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats, The Snowy Day and Other Stories will whisk your family into the classic storybook. This charming, intimate show follows a young boy as he joyfully experiences the first snowfall of the year. Join Peter and his dog, Willie, for a day of exploration and imagination. Fifty-five years since it was originally published, The Snowy Day remains a deeply loved and profoundly influential story. 
 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.

The Snowy Day and Other Stories

The Snowy Day and Other Stories


Oct. 25 to Nov. 10, 2017
Wells Fargo Playhouse

Recommended for preschool and older



 Approximate length: 75 minutes
Based on the 1963 Caldecott Medal-winning book by acclaimed author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats, The Snowy Day and Other Stories will whisk your family into the classic storybook. This charming, intimate show follows a young boy as he joyfully experiences the first snowfall of the year. Join Peter and his dog, Willie, for a day of exploration and imagination. Fifty-five years since it was originally published, The Snowy Day remains a deeply loved and profoundly influential story.

School performance schedule
  • Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 26 at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 2 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 9 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.
Sensory-Friendly Performance
Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. Buy tickets

Children's Theatre of Charlotte offers a sensory-friendly performance for each of our Mainstage productions, modified for families and friends with children or adults who are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or other sensitivity issues.

Chil dren's Theatre of Charlotte trains all staff to meet the needs of those attending. Before attending the performances, families can walk through virtual tours online and get to know ImaginOn’s public space including the interior of the McColl Family Theatre and the Wells Fargo Playhouse. Parents can download a variety of resources to help them prepare their family for the show.

At the performance, theatre lighting and sound will be softened and the house lights will dim but stay on. Guests will also have extra room in the house to move around as needed during the performance. Quiet spaces, fidgets and headphones will also be available.

Virtual Tour

ASL Sign-Interpreted Performance
Saturday, Nov. 4 at 3 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.

The Snowy Day and Other Stories

Storytime in Spangler Library Tuesday, Oct. 24 10:45 a.m.
Cast Meet & Greet Saturday, Oct. 28 after 11 a.m show
Education Night
 | Backstage Tour, Workshop, and Cast Meet & Greet
Date TBD Time TBD
Demonstration
 | How are the shadow puppets created?
Date TBD Time TBD
Sensory-Friendly Performance Saturday, Nov. 11 11 a.m.
Workshop Saturday, Nov. 11 2 p.m.