Impact Children’s Theatre

IMPACT (Imagination & Music – Professional Artistry in Children’s Theatre) is the professional children’s performance company of Jean’s Playhouse.  The company writes and performs eight children’s musicals every summer – each is different and all promise a good time for both you and your kids!

Enjoy performances on Thursday afternoons, 2:00pm at the Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University. Your kids will love the catchy original songs and wacky characters, all performed by the professional IMPACT actors!

Performance Schedule for the Silver Center – All Seats $8

The Reluctant Dragon
Thursday July 19, 2 p.m.

What happens when you meet a dragon that loves poetry instead of shooting fire out his nostrils? What happens when the town insists that the dragon is dangerous no matter what you say? Join the boy, St. George and the dragon as they find a raucous way to convince the town that the dragon is more than what meets the eye!

The Princess and the Pea
Thursday July 26, 2 p.m.

Finding the right person to marry can be a difficult job, especially when your Mother insists that she be a princess. For Prince George all the princesses he’s met so far…just don’t feel real. Then one stormy night a drenched young woman shows up at his door! The Queen Mother creates the test of all tests to see if she’s true as Prince George wonders…could she really be the one?

Azban’s Great Journey: An Abenaki Tale adapted from New England author Brian Chenervert’s book
Thursday August 2, 2 p.m.

Azban, the raccoon is quite the rascal. On his journey from river lands to the ocean, he spends his days scheming ways to get free meals and meddling in the affairs of those he encounters. Soon Azban realizes that sometimes his behavior comes at a cost and that perhaps he should mend his ways.

Little Bo Peep and the Beautiful Owl
Thursday August 9, 2 p.m.

Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep…or has she? It seems that it wasn’t only Bo’s fault that the sheep disappeared that day. In the process of trying to find them and bring them home, Bo comes across a strange family and a beautiful owl who lives outside their home. There is something quite mysterious about this owl and Bo refuses to leave until she discovers just what it is!

The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Thursday August 16, 2 p.m. 

Mr. McGregor has a luscious garden right next door to Peter’s home. Peter’s Mother has told him and his sisters, they mustn’t ever go there. Peter thinks it won’t hurt to eat just a few of the vegetables, but when he does, the afternoon doesn’t go as smoothly as Peter planned!