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    You’re invited! Its Pippi’s after-Christmas party, where all the kids in the village are welcome, and no grumpy grown-ups are allowed! Join Pippi and her friends Annika and Tommy on one of her over-the-top adventures where surprises, cream cakes and new friends are around every corner! Just in time for the holidays, this show offers live music and lots of playful action!

    Pollyanna Theatre, a resident company of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, presents Cowboy in the Kitchen – An Interactive Theatre Experience for Very Young Children June 11-18, 2016 at the Long Center for Performing Arts.

    Cook is planning a special surprise party and needs to bake a very, very special cake. Musician is busy writing a birthday song to surprise her friend. But just as they get started, Cowboy wanders in and wants to help out. As Cook and Musician set out to get the party ready without ruining the surprise for Cowboy they are met with some surprises of their own. How can Cook back a cake when the eggs turn out to be maracas and the cake mix box is full of confetti? Will Cook and Musician be able to get the party ready in time?

    Cowboy in the Kitchen is part of the Pollyanna Play and Play Series of Productions for Very Young Children, best for children ages 2 – 4 years old.

    What: Pollyanna Theatre’s Cowboy in the Kitchen

    When: June 11 – 18, 2016 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

    Where: The Long Center’s AT&T Education Room, 701 W. Riverside Dr.

    Cost: $6.50

    Austin Scottish Rite Theater is one of the oldest operating theaters in the state of Texas, and it is perfect for performances aimed at pleasing children as the theater allows them to sit on carpets close to the action. Collaborating once again with the Sacred Cowgirls Indian Swing Band in an all-new Bollywood adaptation of a favorite tale, The Town Musicians of Mumbai offers weekend performances beginning on April 2 through May 1, 2016.

    The Town Musicians of Mumbai is an original Bollywood-inspired version of Grimms’ beloved Bremen Town Musicians. When four loyal beasts become old and discarded, they set out to become famous musicians in the marvelous city of Mumbai. With live music from The Sacred Cowgirls (Austin’s own Bollywood swing band) and original Indian choreography and dance, this show will please one and all! Recommended for all ages.


    Dates: The performances are scheduled on Saturdays at 11 am and Sundays at 1 pm, April 2- May 1, 2016.

    Location: Austin Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th Street, Austin

    Tickets: $12/ adult, $8 children; Tickets available online and at the door.

    Free show parking is available in Austin’s uptown museum district. Metered street parking also nearby.

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