Adam Sanders, Director of Youth Theatre Programs and Education
Chapman Cultural Center
200 E. St. John St.
Spartanburg, SC 29306
SEASON TICKETS: CLICK HERE or call SYT Office at (864) 585-8278
Box Office: (864) 542-2787
Grace for President (musical)
October 5, 2018 at 4:30 pm & 7:00 pm
October 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Book, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing
One day in 3rd grade history class, Grace Campbell realizes there has never been a female president, so she decides to run for class president and inspires a school election! Through the throes of campaigning and pep rallies, Grace and her classmates discover what it takes to be the best candidate and find the fun and hilarity in the wonderful world of politics. This highly educational and contagiously energetic musical will have you dancing in the aisle. History class has never been this much fun!
Appropriate for all ages.
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (play)
November 30, 2018 at 4:30 pm & 7:00 pm
December 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm
By Barbara Robinson
What happens when the worst kids in the history of the world find out that there are free snacks at Sunday school? They decide to audition for the annual Christmas pageant! The Herdmans have taken over the holiday and it is obvious that they are up to no good. Will the pageant be canceled? Will this be the worst pageant ever? You won’t believe the mayhem–and the fun–when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on!
Appropriate for all ages
February 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm & 7:00 pm
February 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Book by Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty
Co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
“Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’ most beloved characters come to life in this vibrant musical! The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie LaBird, JoJo, and others are your guides in this fantastical, magical exploration of family and friendship through the Jungle of Nool and the tiny world of Whoville! Discover what it takes for Horton to withstand ridicule and danger to save the day in this unforgettable adventure perfect for the entire family.
Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook (play)
April 12, 2019 at 4:30 pm & 7:00 pm
April 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm & 4:30 pm
By Allison Gregory
Everyone’s favorite 2nd grader returns to the SYT stage with an all new story! When someone steals Junie B’s new furry mittens, she decides it is okay to keep a wonderful pen of many colors that she finds. It is okay to keep it, right? Junie B. Jones is not a crook . . . or is she? This hilarious and heartfelt tale based on the best-selling book series will have families laughing and smiling from start to finish.