Now Playing: The Frog Princess - Opens Jan 10
The Frog Princess
Last Friday of the Month
February 27, March 27,
April 24, and May 29
Based on a Russian fairy tale, The Frog Princess is an epic musical full of adventure, suspense, romance, and humor. The show features a wide variety of puppetry styles, including marionettes, shadow puppets, and table top puppets. With music and songs by Molly Ledford (of the band Lunch Money), and featuring the voices of Darion McCloud, Bonita Peeples, Kevin Bush, and Stefanie Santana, CMT's newest production is also it's most unique!
The Frog Princess is the story of Vasilisa, a young woman under a spell by the evil Koschei the Intolerable. She is forced to wear a frog skin for three years. When she meets the kind Prince Ivan in a swamp, she risks everything to reveal her true self to him. Koschei finds out and she is whisked away to a land that time forgot. Prince Ivan must go on a quest to find her, encountering strange characters and making a few animal friends along the way.
Saturday Show dates: Every Saturday January 10 - May 30
***Evening Performances of The Frog Princess!***
On the last Friday of each month (through May), we will have a special performance at 7 pm. Bring the family or a friend. The Frog Princess has something for everyone. After the show, we will offer a brief backstage tour. Fresh popped popcorn, drinks, and puppets will be available in the lobby.
Dates are: February 27, March 27, April 24, and May 29.
*Field trips for groups may be available during the week and can be arranged via phone call or email. Prices may vary according to group size.
Special Guest Artist Coming April 18
Continuing our Guest Artist series, CMT is pleased to welcome David Stephens of All Hands Productions, based in Atlanta, GA. He will be performing The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man on April 18 at 11am and 3pm:
"Run, run, run as fast as you can!" In this wacky, fun-filled show, you'll follow this little troublemaker as he makes narrow escapes from unsuspecting cookie lovers. You'll also meet Redina, a little red hen who learns how to follow directions in a retelling of the classic story, The Little Red Hen. Friend Gripe and Bicker learn the value of working together when they are granted three wishes in a new version of The Three Wishes.
CMT's Guest Artist series is committing to bringing SC audiences quality performers from around the Southeast, highlighting the diversity and range of puppet theater. Funding provided by the City of Columbia.
Celebrate with Us
Can't come on Saturday? We perform the show on the third Monday of every month at 10 a.m. See the show and get a backstage tour!
Celebrating a birthday -- or any special occasion -- at the puppet theatre will be a party your child or group will never forget! We have 4 themed party areas to choose from – Land of Oz, Dino Park, Undersea Kingdom or the Medieval Castle.