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A Year with Frog and Toad
Based on the books by Arnold Lobel
Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale
Music by Robert Reale

Directed by Andrew Ruthven

Main Street Theater -
Chelsea Market

4617 Montrose Blvd.

Weekend Family Performances
Saturdays at 1pm and 4pm
March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
and April 5, 2014
Open to the Public

Spring Break Performances
Monday – Friday at 1:30pm
March 10 – 14, 2014
March 17 – 21, 2014

Open to the Public

School Matinees Monday - Friday
February 26 – April 4, 2014
9:30am, 11am and 12:30pm
9:30 and 11am SOLD OUT
Open only to groups from Public, Private
or Home Schools


Illustration by Boris Kaplun

To purchase tickets for public performances please call 713-524-6706
For groups of 10 or more, please call Andrew Ruthven, Director of Audience Services,
at 713-524-3622 x102

To make reservations for school matinees call 713-524-9196 x101
The booking office is taking reservations now for the entire 13-14 season!
Online School Reservations
New Parking Policy effective September 5, 2013

This whimsical musical follows two best friends — the eternally optimistic Frog and the rather grumpy Toad — through four, fun-filled seasons. Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, eat cookies and learn life lessons along the way. A sweet tale of friendship and what makes each of us unique and special.

Recommended for Pre-Kindergarten and up.
Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.

Approximate run times: School Matinee - 55 minutes; Public Performance - 85 minutes

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Page to Stage Book Club Meeting: Saturday, March 1 at 10am

 

 

Main Street Theater's Curtains Up Fund provides thousands of free and discounted tickets to students from underserved schools to see plays at Main Street Theater for Youth.

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“We were able to include all of our students, including lifeskills, to this performance and they all loved it. They were clapping and giving responses that are not normal for them. We also had one of our extremely low 4th graders ask an amazing question during the Q&A - "What is the moral of the story?" The actors were great about answering all of their questions, good, silly, and bad!”

-- Don Jeter Elementary

“Our students and staff LOVED the play! The best part was listening to the kids talk about the characters of the play and the interest that many developed in live theatre. It was an experience I know our kids will never forget! ”

-- Austin Elementary

Originally presented on Broadway by Bob Boyett, Adrianne Lobel, Michael Gardner, Lawrence Horowitz and Roy Furman. World Premiere at the Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota. A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD is presented with special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684 www.MTIshows.com

 

Houston Family Magazine
Special thanks to our media sponsor, Houston Family Magazine,
for its generous support of this production.

 

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