The Monterey County Theatre Alliance promotes awareness and appreciation of the quality and diversity of local live theatre by acting as a liaison between venues, artists and the public.
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 The Play’s the Thing is a day time class for home school students. In this session, participants will dive into all things Shakespeare with a trained Shakespearean actor!  Classes are Fridays, 10 am to 12 pm and this session begins September 28th. Eight weeks of class culminate in an evening recital for family and friends. ARIEL is an approved vendor for Ocean Grove Charter and Inspire Charter.
MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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WEEK 1 – June 4-8
 
WEEK 2 – July 23-27
 
KIDS ON STAGE is a musical theatre summer day-camp for children ages 4 to 12. Participants will receive instruction in singing, acting and movement for stage, learn techniques through creative play and activities, and share in the excitement of performing for friends and family at an evening recital. Extended hours are available for a small additional fee.
Kids on Stage

WEEK 1 – June 4-8
 
WEEK 2 – July 23-27

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MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Owl, but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship and, of course… sharing snacks. This two-week day camp begins Monday, July 9 and shows will be on July 20 & 21. Register early to ensure a spot – camps fill quickly! Extended day is available for a small fee. See registration form for details.
  
Winnie the Pooh

July 20 & 21

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MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

Winnie the Pooh

July 20 & 21

  
Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Owl, but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship and, of course… sharing snacks.
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MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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REGISTER NOW – Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score. Be part of an epic adventure that will sweep audiences away to another time and place. Rehearsals begin Saturday, June 16. Open to high school and adult participants. Performances are on August 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, & 18.

Hunchback of Notre Dame

 July 20 & 21
MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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Hunchback of Notre Dame

Aug 3 - 18

Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score. Be part of an epic adventure that will sweep audiences away to another time and place. 
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MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

Young people ages six & up are invited to join the cast of this musical blast from the past (Early-Bird Discount if registered and paid in full by July 27). The stage lights up as a teacher, nervous about the first day of school, wins over the class with a special brand of education that rocks! Parents will remember the Saturday morning cartoons from back in the day and kids will discover that learning can be fun! Space is limited so register today! Rehearsals begin on Saturday, August 18 and performances are on October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20.
School House Rock
Oct 5 - 20
MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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School House Rock
Oct 5 - 20


The stage lights up as a teacher, nervous about the first day of school, wins over the class with a special brand of education that rocks! Parents will remember the Saturday morning cartoons from back in the day and kids will discover that learning can be fun! 
MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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​​Based on the classic fairy tale,The Three Little Pigs, this musical adaptation will delight young and old. As the Three Little Pigs build their dream homes, they discover that diligence, hard work and generosity are the best protection from the Big Bad Wolf. Children ages 5-12 are invited to register. Rehearsals are on Mondays and Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm beginning on Monday, September 24.

Three Piggy Opera
Nov 2 & 3 
MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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Three Piggy Opera
Nov 2 & 3 

Based on the classic fairy tale,The Three Little Pigs, this musical adaptation will delight young and old. As the Three Little Pigs build their dream homes, they discover that diligence, hard work and generosity are the best protection from the Big Bad Wolf. 
MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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Young people ages 7 and up are invited to register (early bird discount if registered and paid in full by September 21). In this hilarious tale a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdmans – probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem, the fun, and the wonder when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! Rehearsals begin Saturday October 20 and performances are on November 30, December 1, 7, 8, 14 & 15.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Dec 1- 15
MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Dec 1- 15

In this hilarious tale a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdmans – probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem, the fun, and the wonder when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! 
MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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Joins us for an “over the Rainbow” adventure with Dorothy, the Cowardly Lion, the Tinman, the Scarecrow and all of the colorful characters from the Land of Oz. 
The Wizard of Oz
Jun 29 - Jul 2
MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

buy tickets