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FREE: Wagonstage Children's Theatre

July 4 - August 31, Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Dinosaur Amphitheater.
Show #1 - 11:00am
Show #2 - 1:30pm

Special UCalgary community presentation:
August 23 at 12 and 5 p.m. at the Reeve Theatre
FREE and open to all UCalgary employees and their families. No tickets/registration required, subject to capacity.

Action! Comedy! Bumbershoots! This year’s Wagonstage production has it all, and we’re buzzing like busy bees to bring this tale of exploration and discovery to you. We can’t wait for you to join us as we jump-yip, flutter, and dance through this harrowing and enlightening adventure story!

Jumpy and the Frog

Jumpy is a Black-Tailed Prairie Dog and life at the bottom of the food chain is making him, well....a little jumpy! Join him on his magical flying Bumbershoot as he travels the world in search of a new habitat and instead finds more excitement than he bargained for. This play is great for all ages complete with puppets and loads of audience interaction guaranteed to make you jump for joy.

Written by Meredith Taylor-Parry
Directed by Sarah Bannister
Starring Sarah Bannister, Oderin Tobin and Jennifer Yeung

Running Time - Approx 25 minutes

Admission included in Calgary Zoo Admissions

Wagonstage Children's Theatre produces entertaining, interactive and educational plays for families, written and directed by theatre professionals and performed by drama students of the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary.

The program started out in 1971 as a partnership between the City of Calgary and the division of Drama. Every summer, the company toured the city and performed plays in various locations. Since last year, Wagonstage has found a new home at the Calgary Zoo.