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Derby Dinner Playhouse announces their 33rd Children’s Musical Theatre Season

Subscriptions to public performances now available.

Derby Dinner Playhouse announces their 33rd Children’s Musical Theatre Season and subscriptions to public performances are now available. For more information please call the Ticket Office at 812-288-8281 or visit

Take a nostalgic trip back in time with classic literary characters jumping off the page and coming to life on the Derby Dinner stage! The 2018-2019 Season offers the following musicals: THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY, A VELVETEEN RABBIT CHRISTMAS, THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES, and SNOW WHITE & THE PRINCE. Season subscribers receive over 50% off the price of a child’s ticket when a season ticket is ordered for all four shows (limit 3 kids per adult). That equals 2 FREE SHOWS for your child when you subscribe!

Derby Dinner’s Children’s Musical Theatre features breakfast and lunch performances on Saturdays with a freshly prepared buffet that offers kid friendly food – even for the picky eaters! The one hour performances are just the right length for kids and all performances are suitable for ages 3 to 12. Derby Dinner Playhouse also offers plenty of free parking. Pre-show activities add to the fun with a visit from Bravo the Star, our Children’s Theatre mascot, at each performance.  All of the shows in the Children’s Musical Theatre Series are specially selected for our audiences. This ensures that we meet the educational goals of both Indiana and Kentucky.


THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY (October 6, 13, 20, 27, 29, November 3, 10, 2018) Ever wonder how Flat Stanley got flat? Filled with infectious songs and non-stop adventure, this hilarious musical follows Stanley – the ultimate foreign exchange student – as he travels the globe looking for a solution to his unusual problem.


Velveteen Rabbit Color Logo 2018

A VELVETEEN RABBIT CHRISTMAS (November 17, 23, 24, December 1, 8, 15, 17, 21, 22, 2018) Travel back in time with Santa as your guide to the story of a young boy and his Velveteen Rabbit. The original “Toy Story”, this musical is filled with laughter, whimsy and heart as that little bunny learns what it means to be real.


The Emperors New Clothes Color


THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES (February 23, March 2, 9, 16, 18, 23, March 30, 2019) When the Emperor is tricked by a greedy swindler, only a simple-hearted mop boy can help him out of this royal mess! With a castle full of crazy characters, this musical adaptation of the delightful fable reminds us not to judge a book by its cover.


Snow White & the Prince Color Logo


SNOW WHITE & THE PRINCE (May 25, June 1, 8, 10, 15, 22, 29, 2019) Join Snow White on a comical adventure with her prince, and all seven of those silly dwarves, in this vibrant new musical. A clever re-telling of the classic fairy tale that is sure to please even the most devoted Disney fans!


Adult Breakfast Price:  $60.00 for all 4 shows!

Child Breakfast Price:  $30.00 for all 4 shows!

Adult Lunch Price:  $80.00 for all 4 shows!

Child Lunch Price:  $40.00 for all 4 shows!

For questions, interviews, or further information please contact our Director of Children’s Theatre, Tina Jo Wallace, at 812-288-2632 x. 132 or


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