Fly Guy and Other Stories

Best enjoyed by boys and girls ages 4 and up.

  • Saturday, Nov 8 at 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, Nov 8 at 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov 9 at 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov 9 at 4:30 p.m. (ASL Interpreted)

Current ticket availability:
Saturday, November 8 at 11 a.m
Saturday, November 8 at 2 p.m. (PHONE ORDERS ONLY)
Sunday, November 9 at 2 p.m.
Sunday, November 9 at
4:30 p.m.

Call 461-2000 during JCC open hours, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday to order tickets for 2 p.m. shows while seats remain.

This brand new musical brings to life seven of the most popular and charming children's books including:
Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl (by Tedd Arnold) Fly Guy has met his match, and her name is Fly Girl. Fly Guy is totally impressed, and totally smitten. Will Fly Guy and Fly Girl get married and leave Buzz without his dear pet?

Fluffy the Classroom Guinea Pig (by Kate McMullan) When Fluffy enters a Best Pets Contest, a pesky flea threatens to derail the entire competition.

The Paper Bag Princess (by Robert Munsch) When a ferocious dragon smashes Princess Elizabeth’s castle, burns all her fancy clothes, and kidnaps her beloved prince, she dons a paper bag and comes to the rescue.

Also included are Caldecott Medal winner Kitten’s First Full Moon (by Kevin Henkes), Diary of a Worm (by Doreen Cronin), Horace and Morris But Mostly Dolores (by James Howe) and Lilly’s Big Day (by Kevin Henkes).

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Solo Circus

Best enjoyed by boys and girls ages 3 and up.

  • Friday, Jan 9 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan 10 at 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, Jan 10 at 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan 11 at 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan 11 at 4:30 p.m. (ASL Interpreted)

SOLO CIRCUS is SOLD OUT! Reserve your seats now for our upcoming shows so you don't miss another minute of TYKEs exciting 11th season!

Co-sponsored by TYKEs and JCC CenterStage, this show is best enjoyed by boys and girls ages three and up.
SOLO CIRCUS is a fast-paced, variety show for all ages featuring amazing magic, juggling, circus/sideshow stunts and audience interaction, all wrapped up in a cozy blanket of comedy.
Rochester native Michael DuBois’ appearances on Jay Leno and David Letterman catapulted him to international recognition, and he has since performed his unique SOLO CIRCUS at over 500 colleges, cruise ships, theaters and resorts all over the world.
Special guest Viktoria Grimmy is a fifth-generation circus performer and aerialist who created and performed circus acts for the Tony-award winning Broadway production of PIPPIN and has performed with the Big Apple Circus, Ringling Brothers Circus, Britney Spears Circus Tour, and in the film Burlesque.

Sponsored by Jamie and Loren Flaum.

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Ideal for all ages!

  • Saturday, Feb 21 at 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb 21 at 3:30 p.m. (ASL Interpreted)
Back by popular demand for the ninth year: The Missoula Children’s Theatre Experience!
Kids can enjoy each show in two ways: by watching it—or starring in it! Once again, TYKEs presents an incredible concept in children’s theatre—a full-scale musical with sets, costumes, make-up and props, starring up to 64 local kids—all created within a week! Budding thespians, ages 5 and up, rehearse Monday through Friday and perform the show that Saturday. Missoula Children’s Theatre has been touring all over the world for 40 years and comes to town with everything needed to put on a play—except the cast. Children spend the week learning lines, songs and choreography for this full-length musical.
Aladdin rehearsals are February 16 to 20 from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Performances February 21 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Rapunzel rehearsals are February 23 to 27 from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Performances February 28 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
The cost is $175 ($160 for JCC members) per week and includes one free show ticket. No auditions necessary.
The JCC will provide Aladdin actors a special “vacation camp” from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. for an additional fee. Fun activities include arts and crafts, swimming, theater games, sports and more. Optional before-camp care from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. is also available.
To register, simply email our TYKEs administrative assistant Marc Cataldi at Please specify your show preference (Aladdin or Rapunzel), your child's name and date of birth.
Ticket price for Saturdays' shows is $12 ($11 for JCC members).Order Tickets Now


Ideal for all ages!

  • Saturday, Feb 28 at 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb 28 at 3:30 p.m. (ASL Interpreted)

Rapunzel is sold out! Thank you for your support of TYKEs!

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Alice in Wonderland

Best enjoyed by boys and girls ages 4 and up.

  • Saturday, Apr 18 at 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, Apr 18 at 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Apr 19 at 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Apr 19 at 4:30 p.m. (ASL Interpreted)
Show dates:
Saturday, April 18 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Sunday, April 19 at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

A dream…a story…an adventure! This brand new version of the zany, fantastical tale of Alice in Wonderland bursts to life onstage for audiences of all ages to savor.

Filled with pure nonsense and beloved madcap characters – from the White Rabbit and the Mad Hatter to the Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts – this intriguing tale about a curious and imaginative young girl has enchanted readers for generations. Combined with whimsical music, vibrant costumes, and spectacular scenic elements, we are thrilled to welcome this delightful production from the world-renowned, Emmy-nominated and multi-award winning Pushcart Players.

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