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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

Little Red Hen

Feb 22 & 23

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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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Little Red Hen

Feb 22 & 23  
Come on down to the farm as a spunky little hen teaches her barnyard friends about hard work, cooperation and sharing. This is a  musical adaptation of the classic story that has been told for more than 100 years. .
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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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 Young people in 2nd through 12th grades are invited to be part of Outreach Week at Sherwood Hall. ARIEL Theatrical’s production of Disney’s The Lion King, Jr. is based on the Broadway musical and the 1994 animated film. The colorful cast of characters will embark on an epic adventure through the African landscape as they bring the powerful story of young Simba to life. This production will be featured during a week of day-time performances (10) that are exclusively for Monterey County students, teachers and administrators. Rehearsals begin January 12 and performances will be March 11-14.

The Lion King Kids

Mar 11 - 14
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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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The Lion King Kids

Mar 11 - 14

ARIEL Theatrical’s production of Disney’s The Lion King, Jr. is based on the Broadway musical and the 1994 animated film. The colorful cast of characters will embark on an epic adventure through the African landscape as they bring the powerful story of young Simba to life. This production will be featured during a week of day-time performances (10) that are exclusively for Monterey County students, teachers and administrators. 
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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

buy tickets
Adapted from Norton Juster’s beloved children’s book, this riveting musical features a melodious score by Arnold Black and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize and three-time Tony-winner, Sheldon Harnick. Young people, ages 6-18, will tell the story of Milo, Tock, Princesses Rhyme and Reason and others from the distant Land of Wisdom as they discover that in the quest for knowledge everything has a purpose.  

Rehearsals begin Tuesday, February 26 and performances are on April 5, 6, 12 & 13.

The Phantom Tollbooth TYA
Apr 5 - 13


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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

Register Now
The Phantom Tollbooth TYA
Apr 5 - 13

Adapted from Norton Juster’s beloved children’s book, this riveting musical features a melodious score by Arnold Black and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize and three-time Tony-winner, Sheldon Harnick. Young people, ages 6-18, will tell the story of Milo, Tock, Princesses Rhyme and Reason and others from the distant Land of Wisdom as they discover that in the quest for knowledge everything has a purpose.
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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

buy tickets
​​Celebrate the triumph of a homely little bird who discovers that taunting and teasing do not deter destiny. Children ages 5-11 are invited to participate in this musical tale that uncovers the hidden potential that lies within us all. Rehearsals begin April 8 and shows are on May 17 & 18.

The Ugly Duckling 
May 17 & 18 
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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

Register Now

The Ugly Duckling 
May 17 & 18 


Celebrate the triumph of a homely little bird who discovers that taunting and teasing do not deter destiny. Children ages 5-11 are invited to participate in this musical tale that uncovers the hidden potential that lies within us all. Rehearsals begin April 8 and shows are on May 17 & 18.
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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

buy tickets
​​  This fur-raising adventure will have you seeing spots! Young people ages 6-18 are invited to kick-off summer at ARIEL with this two-week musical theatre camp. The camp runs Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm, and begins on June 10 with public performances on June 21 & 22. Space is limited so register early!


Disney's 101 Dalmations Kids
Jun 21 & 22 " 
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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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)


Disney's 101 Dalmations Kids
Jun 21 & 22 "


​​  This fur-raising adventure will have you seeing spots! 
buy tickets
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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)