The Lawrenceville Arts Center is the place for families to be this April with two exciting children’s productions and a summer camp open house.
First up is The Princess and The Pea, Y’all, a unique and humorous puppet show, that will play the Metro Waterproofing Main Stage on April 15 at 11:30 a.m.
Created by Lee Bryan, known throughout Atlanta as “That Puppet Guy,” the master puppeteer utilizes beautifully costumed hand puppets and live vocal characterizations to poke a little Southern-fried fun at the classic story of a kingdom in search of a “real” princess.
Expect plenty of fairy tale fun on the way to happily ever after.
On April 29, theatre favorites The Story Ship Productions returns with Digger’s Dino Show at 11:30 a.m., on the Metro Waterproofing Main Stage.
The story follows palaeontologist Diggery Digger who unleashes the DinoSauroScope 3000—and takes the audience back in time to interact with dinosaurs. The science-based immersive adventure offers original music, animation, magic, puppetry and storytelling.
For those who want their children to learn a little more about theatre, on April 17, there will be a summer camp open house from 4:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., where families can learn about the Aurora Theatre Academy and get a tour of Lawrenceville Arts Center and class samples with Aurora actors and teaching artists.
Performance based summer camps being offered in 2023 include Finding Nemo Jr. and Mean Girls Jr.
For more information, visit www.lvilleartscenter.com.
Photo: Lee Bryan’s The Princess and The Pea, Y’all rolls into Lawrenceville April 15.