See a Show

Please view the calendar below if you are looking to attend a public Pushcart Players’ performance in your area!

 

Mar
9
Thu
Jewish Story Telling With Gerald Fierst @ Ocean County Library, Jackson Branch @ Ocean County Library, Jackson Branch
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages FestivalLive theatre for children of all ages!  Stories told by Gerald Fierst courtesy of The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, and the Stages Festival at  www.stagesfestival.org,  or www.njtheatrealliance.org. Please register.  Registration begins on February 21st.

Mar
11
Sat
ELLIS ISLAND: GATEWAY TO AMERICA @ Ocean County Library, Waretown Branch @ Ocean County Library, Waretown Branch
Mar 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages FestivalThe New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s Stages Festival and the Pushcart Players Theatre company presents Ellis Island: Gateway to America.  A spirited salute to America in song, dance, and story, this charming musical takes a loving look at a small group of immigrants who came to America in the early 1900’s and follows their experiences in shaping American history through the 1960’s.  Whether it’s learning to dance the “Charleston” or singing along to a Rockin’ 50’s medley, adults and children alike are captivated as they travel back through the decades.  Please register.

Mar
12
Sun
PETER AND THE WOLF @ Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Library @ Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Library
Mar 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This tantalizNew Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages Festivaling version of the classic Russian folk tale, “Peter and The Wolf,” brings together all the elements of growing up – daring, defiance, confidence and courage. An exquisite setting on the edge of a forest captures the carefree colors of childhood while Prokofiev’s classical music reflects the ups and downs of the day as the story unfolds. Filled with laughter and love, friendship and feelings, “Peter and The Wolf” is something special for the whole family.

Mar
17
Fri
PETER AND THE WOLF @ Ocean County Library, Lakewood Branch @ Ocean County Library, Lakewood Branch
Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages Festival

This tantalizing version of the classic Russian folk tale, “Peter and The Wolf,” brings together all the elements of growing up – daring, defiance, confidence and courage. An exquisite setting on the edge of a forest captures the carefree colors of childhood while Prokofiev’s classical music reflects the ups and downs of the day as the story unfolds. Filled with laughter and love, friendship and feelings, “Peter and The Wolf” is something special for the whole family.

Mar
18
Sat
PETER AND THE WOLF @ Ocean County Library, Barnegat Branch @ Ocean County Library, Barnegat Branch
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages FestivalPerformed by the wonderful Pushcart Players, this classic story will be brought to life before your eyes! Bring the whole family for this tantalizing tale! An excerpt from the Pushcart Players website, “A spirited young boy, confronted by danger meets the challenge with courage, creativity and leadership. Finally, there is all that the story represents. Love, friendship and caring. Greed, arrogance and prejudice!” all this will be accompanied by riveting music! Join us for this unforgettable event. Please register!

For more info on the sponsors please visit:
njtheatrealliance.org
stagesfestival.org

Mar
19
Sun
PETER AND THE WOLF @ Investors Bank Theater at Horseshoe Lake @ Investors Bank Theater at Horseshoe Lake
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages FestivalPushcart Players, New Jersey’s renowned touring theatre for young audiences will perform their beloved musical production, “Peter and the Wolf” on March 19, 2017 at 1pm. “Peter and the Wolf” is an enchanting production of a classic tale, set to the resplendent music by composer Sergei Prokofiev. Each character is represented by a different musical motif in this story of a spirited young boy who confronts the dangers of the forest with courage, creativity and leadership. With a professional cast (Actors’ Equity Association) who employs various forms of puppetry, singing and choreography, “Peter and the Wolf” is a universal theatrical celebration that has toured nationally and abroad. “Pushcart puts its’ trademark spin on ‘Peter and the Wolf,’” said Ruth Fost, playwright and lyricist. “The themes of this Russian folk tale are what make it a timeless classic. Friendship and caring. Arrogance and prejudice. Youth and maturity. Conflict resolution and beauty in the natural order of life. All worthy of celebration!”

Want to get more out of this great show? Download the study guide for conversation ideas with your kids.

 

Tickets:

Adults – $12.00

Children Under 18 – FREE!

Mar
22
Wed
PETER AND THE WOLF @ Woodbury Public Library @ Woodbury Public Library
Mar 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages FestivalThis tantalizing version of the classic Russian folk tale, “Peter and The Wolf,” brings together all the elements of growing up – daring, defiance, confidence and courage. An exquisite setting on the edge of a forest captures the carefree colors of childhood while Prokofiev’s classical music reflects the ups and downs of the day as the story unfolds. Filled with laughter and love, friendship and feelings, “Peter and The Wolf” is something special for the whole family.

Mar
25
Sat
STONE SOUP & OTHER STORIES @ Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center @ Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages Festival

A well-seasoned blend of familiar folk tales from around the world sure to delight every young audience! Dynamic, participatory and filled with zesty entertainment, “Stone Soup…” is on the gourmet ‘not to be missed’ list of young viewers. A perfect introduction to live theater and the delights of literature!

Mar
26
Sun
STONE SOUP & OTHER STORIES @ Shea Center for Performing Arts @ Shea Center for Performing Arts, William Paterson University
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages FestivalA charming, well-seasoned blend of folk tales from around the world!

Dynamic, participatory and filled with zesty entertainment, “Stone Soup…” is on the gourmet “not to be missed” list for young viewers!

Admission:  $10 Adults • Children: Free!

A Sensory Friendly Performance!

Stone Soup and Other Stories @ William Patterson University - Shea Center for Performing Arts
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Information Coming Soon!

Mar
29
Wed
TALES FROM AROUND THE WORLD with GERALD FIERST @ Ocean County Library, Plumsted Branch @ Ocean County Library, Plumsted Branch
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages FestivalMulti-cultural folktales come alive as Gerald Fierst, on of America’s most acclaimed storytellers, tells stories using audience participation, drama, laughter, and surprises. Provided by the New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s The Stages Festival. All ages.

Mar
30
Thu
STONE SOUP & OTHER STORIES @ Ocean County Library, Little Egg Harbor Branch @ Ocean County Library, Little Egg Harbor Branch
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages Festival

The Pushcart Players present: A well-seasoned blend of familiar folk tales from around the world sure to delight every young audience! Dynamic, participatory and filled with zesty entertainment, “Stone Soup…” is on the gourmet ‘not to be missed’ list of young viewers. A perfect introduction to live theater and the delights of literature! Ages 4 and up.

Apr
3
Mon
STONE SOUP & OTHER STORIES @ Center for the Arts – College of Staten Island @ Center for the Arts - College of Staten Island
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Field Trip Opportunity!

Two Shows: 10:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

A charming, well-seasoned blend of Folk Tales from around the world, “Stone Soup and Other Stories” supports the literacy movement’s emphasis on the joy of reading, and provides a starting point for ongoing enjoyment of folk tales in the classroom.

Stone Soup and Other Stories is a Multi-Cultural Folk Tale collection of charming musical stories from Africa, India, Eastern Europe and the United States of America. Filled with music, fantasy and fun, each tale introduces the spirit and customs of these unique cultures. In so doing, it serves as a springboard for reading and subsequent reading-related activities.

The play also gently raises universal value clarification issues, your students will be delighted by the show. Then they’ll find themselves discussing why certain characters made certain choices, and how outcomes would have differed with different behavior.

Without a doubt, this familiar brew of favorites will delight very young audiences from age 4 to 94 and inspire students to learn, read and write! Dynamic, participatory and filled with zesty entertainment, “Stone Soup…” is on the gourmet “not to be missed” list for young viewers!

Apr
8
Sat
Peter and The Wolf @ Union County PAC @ Union County Performing Arts Center
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Peter and The Wolf 1PETER AND THE WOLF

Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

This tantalizing version of the classic Russian folk tale, “Peter and The Wolf,” brings together all the elements of growing up – daring, defiance, confidence and courage. An exquisite setting on the edge of a forest captures the carefree colors of childhood while Prokofiev’s classical music reflects the ups and downs of the day as the story unfolds. Filled with laughter and love, friendship and feelings, “Peter and The Wolf” is something special for the whole family.

 

 

 

Ticket Prices 2016-17

Standard Ticket Price:                        $ 15.00

Group Rates:

10 – 19                         $ 12.00

20 – 39                        $ 11.00

40 – 49                        $ 10.00

50 – 75                        $  9.00

76 – 100                       $  8.00

101 – 249                     $  7.00

250 and above           $  6.00

FOR GROUP SALES

Call Pushcart at 973.857.1115

Email information@pushcartplayers.org

 

FOR SINGLE TICKETS

Click Here!

Apr
30
Sun
ELLIS ISLAND: GATEWAY TO AMERICA @ The Learning Center For Exceptional Children @ The Learning Center For Exceptional Children
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A spirited salute to America in song, dance and story. This charming musical takes a loving look at a small group of immigrants who came to America in the early 1900’s and follows their experiences in shaping American history through the 1960’s. Whether it’s learning to dance the “Charleston” or singing along to a Rockin’ 50’s medley, adults and children alike are captivated as they travel back through the decades.

May
2
Tue
PETER AND THE WOLF @ Sellerville Theater @ Sellersville Theater
May 2 @ 10:00 am – May 5 @ 11:00 am

May 2, 2017 – May 5, 2017

Doors Open @ 9:30 a.m. / 10:00 a.m. Show

An adaptation of the traditional Russian folktale set to music by Sergei Prokofiev, Peter And The Wolf is an enchanting tale about the adventure of growing up. It provides a charming introduction to the world of music and musical instruments. This captivating story, enriched by music and visual effects, wins the hearts of all who view it and offers a special moment for school and family audiences to share.

Pushcart Players is an award winning organization nominated for an Emmy for its two CBS primetime specials and is celebrating its 40th year as a touring ensemble consisting of experienced teachers.

“A polished and knowing theatre company [and] a felicitous event for children!” – NEW YORK TIMES

May
7
Sun
Alice In Wonderland @ Paper Mill Playhouse
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Filled with Lewis Carroll’s pure nonsense and madcap characters, this tale about a curious young girl has enchanted readers for many generations. Alice goes on an enchanted journey of self-discovery with challenges, choices and happy conclusions. A meaningful story for anyone who has ever been on the daring adventure of growing up!

Jun
6
Tue
Ellis Island: Gateway To America @ Union County PAC @ Union County Performing Arts Center
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Ellis Island Gateway To AmericaELLIS ISLAND: GATEWAY TO AMERICA

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 @ 10:30 a.m.

A spirited salute to America in song, dance and story. This charming musical takes a loving look at a small group of immigrants who came to America in the early 1900’s and follows their experiences in shaping American history through the 1960’s. Whether it’s learning to dance the “Charleston” or singing along to a Rockin’ 50’s medley, adults and children alike are captivated as they travel back through the decades.

 

 

 

Ticket Prices 2016-17

Standard Ticket Price:                        $ 15.00

Group Rates:

10 – 19                         $ 12.00

20 – 39                        $ 11.00

40 – 49                        $ 10.00

50 – 75                        $  9.00

76 – 100                       $  8.00

101 – 249                     $  7.00

250 and above           $  6.00

 

FOR GROUP SALES

Call Pushcart at 973.857.1115

Email information@pushcartplayers.org

 

FOR SINGLE TICKETS

Click Here!

Jul
8
Sat
A Cinderella Tale … happily ever after @ Union County PAC @ Union County Performing Arts Center
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

a-cinderella-tale-happily-ever-afterA CINDERELLA TALE … happily ever after

Saturday, July 8, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

Filled with beauty, grandeur, magic and wonder this beloved tale is given the trademark Pushcart spin! “A Cinderella Tale…” takes young and family audiences on that sometimes happy, sometimes sad – but always compelling journey fueled by inner beauty, courage and kindness as they triumph over greed and arrogance. A wondrous production that is sure to dazzle young audiences!

 

 

 

 

Ticket Prices 2016-17

Standard Ticket Price:                        $ 15.00

Group Rates:

10 – 19                         $ 12.00

20 – 39                        $ 11.00

40 – 49                        $ 10.00

50 – 75                        $  9.00

76 – 100                       $  8.00

101 – 249                     $  7.00

250 and above           $  6.00

 

FOR GROUP SALES

Call Pushcart at 973.857.1115

Email information@pushcartplayers.org

 

FOR SINGLE TICKETS

Click Here!

Jul
26
Wed
STONE SOUP & OTHER STORIES @ Premiere Stages, Kean University @ Premiere Stages, Kean University
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Information Coming Soon!