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We can't wait to welcome you back to our stage at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts! Young Footliters returns to live, in-person performances. Socially Distanced seating options will be available for select performances. Bring your friends, and welcome back to the theatre!
Performances: August 13–15, 2021 Performances at North Ridge Park in Coralville
Young Footliters returns with a live, socially-distanced, outdoor performance in August of 2021 at North Ridge Park! Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical Jr, a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Learn more.
Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular
Performances: September 10–12, 2021 Auditions: June 18–19, 2021
Young Wiggins, the leader of a gang of street urchins, picks the wrong pocket to pick and ends up in the hands of the great detective, Sherlock Holmes, who immediately sees potential in this ingenious youngster. Full of suspense and comedy, this show will delight audiences of all ages. Learn more.
Performances: October 22–24, 2021 Auditions: August 20–21, 2021 (Auditions for students in Kindergarten–6th grade)
This is the endearing classic about a mouse named Stuart Little who is born into an ordinary New York family. The many adventures—both big and small—of Stuart Little are brought vividly to life in this staging of E.B. White’s beloved story! Learn more.
Disney's The Aristocats Kids
Performances: March 25–27, 2022 Auditions: January 14–15, 2022 (Auditions for students in Kindergarten–8th grade)
Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, Disney’s The Aristocats Kids is a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twists and turns. Showcasing our young performers (K–8th grade) in a delightfully adapted 45-minute production! Learn more.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr
Performances: July 22–24, 2022 Auditions: May 20–21, 2022 (Auditions for students in Kindergarten–12th grade)
Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the record-breaking West End production and the beloved film and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr is one blockbuster that audiences will find "Truly Scrumptious." Learn more.
Explore our long production history making theatre with children in Coralville and Iowa City! Learn more.