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2020-2021 Season

The Story Ship presents “Aliens Alive”

Saturday, September 19 | 10 a.m.
Buy Tickets | On sale: Aug. 18

storyship alien's alive

While on a routine mission aboard The Story Ship rocket, Captain Starfield discovers his lead scientist has been kidnapped by aliens! The audience must help get her back by unraveling musical and mathematical messages. Audience members will help by assisting with magic tricks, singing songs, moving to the music, and navigating the rescue rocket with special controls. For more,

Atlantic Coast Theatre For Youth presents
"The Fairy Tales of Grimm"

Saturday, October 17 | 11 a.m.
Buy Tickets | On sale: Sep. 15

Atlantic Coast Theatre's "Stories of Grimm"

The Atlantic Coast Theatre for Youth brings tales such as “The Bremen Town Musicians,” “Rapunzel,” “Hansel & Gretel,” and “Snow White” to the stage in a classical 19th century theatrical melodrama. This fun-filled show is loaded with laughs and audience participation. For more,



Linda Gorham presents
“African American Heroes and Sheroes”

Saturday, January 16 | 11 a.m.
Buy Tickets | On sale: Dec. 15


Linda Gorham brings to life the stories of the following African American heroes and sheroes whose actions and/or experiences made a positive impact on our country: Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, The Little Rock Nine, Young Barack Obama, and Young Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Learning about our nation’s history helps preserve the past, clarify our identities and self-worth, and create empathy for the struggles of those who came before us. For more,

Part of the Town of Cary's 2021 MLK, Jr. Dreamfest Celebration

Roger Day presents “Dream Big!”

Saturday, March 27 | 11 a.m.
Buy Tickets | On sale: Feb. 23

Roger Day


Award-winning children's musician Roger Day has devoted his life to making sure that future generations sing loud, jump high, and—most importantly—dream big.  His signature wit, whimsy, and wordplay have helped put smiles on the faces of kids from one to ninety-two. Roger believes that in order to "Build a Better World" we must start with children; for they are the future. Using the gift of music and laughter, he is doing his part to, as his signature song states, "make sure hope never ends.” For more,


Cary Ballet presents “The Nutcracker Suite”

Saturday, December 19 | 11 a.m.
Buy Tickets | On sale: Nov. 3

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During this one-hour spectacular, enjoy a delightful, condensed, narrated version of the holiday classic “The Nutcracker,” in addition to a mini-ballet demonstration staged by Cary Ballet Company’s Artistic Director, Mariaelena Ruiz. Afterward, join us for a special Ballerina Tea. Decorate a teacup and take photos with featured ballerinas. For more,

Tickets for the performance are $13.
Tickets for the Ballerina Tea are $12 and sold separately.


For general information, call (919) 462-2055.

Sarah Preston, Operations & Program Supervisor-Theatre
(919) 462-3969