New Children's Theatre Company season announced – and it sounds awesome

It'll take audiences from Middle Earth to Whoville.

What's happening?

The Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis has announced its lineup of shows for the upcoming 2018/19 theater season.

The Tony Award-winning company, previously named the No. 1 children's theater by TIME magazine, has a bevy of big-named productions slated for its home at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

The new season gets underway on July 12 this year, and ends on June 23, 2019.


– It's official, "Hamilton" is coming to Minneapolis.

What are they performing? 

After its revival of "Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas"sold a record-breaking 64,000 tickets – which MinnPost reports made it the most successful production in its history, the CTC is bringing it back once again this year.

It'll run for two months between Nov. 6-Jan. 6 and will surely be the hot ticket in town once again over Christmas.

And there are some more big-screen productions being brought onto the stage for next year – one of the most intriguing being the CTC's own adaption of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit," which will run for a month in March and April 2019.

Add in a version of the Tony-award winning stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's "Matilda" and the CTC's take on "Mr. Popper's Penguins," there's a veritable literary feast being brought to life by the company.

The season gets underway in July with Kevin Kling's one-man show "The Best Summer Ever."

You can find the full schedule of eight shows here on the CTC website.

Ticket information

Single tickets to shows don't go on sale till the start of April, but you can buy a wide range of season and partial-season ticket options right now.

You can find them here.

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