OUR 2016-2017 SEASON!

Elephant & Piggie's We Are In A Play!

MAY 5-7, 2017

Based on the books by Mo Willems

Script & lyrics by Mo Willems & Deborah Wicks La Puma

A singing elephant? A dancing pig? That can only mean one thing! Mo Willems’ beloved and award-winning children’s books, Elephant and Piggie, are coming to the stage! In this brand new vaudevillian romp of a musical, Elephant and Piggie explore the importance of friendship. Children and adults alike will be dancing in their seats as this musical experience has them doing the “Flippy Floppy Floory” all night long.





Once Upon a Child - Towne Square Location HomeTrust Bank Roanoke Valley Orthodontics Appalachian Power The Wadsworth Group at Morgan Stanley
Goosebumps, the Musical


*Cash payments only.

School of Rock, the Musical


APR 22 & 23, 2017 / 2PM & 4PM

SCHOOL OF ROCK follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school where he decides to create his own curriculum, turning his class into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Scottish Rite.

Please Note: This production will be held at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, 622 Campbell Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016. Tickets will be available for purchase 1 hour prior to showtime.


Goosebumps, the Musical

SEP 21-24, 2017

Adapted by: John Maclay

Based on the book series by: R.L. Stine

Creepy Score by: Danny Abosch

Regional Premiere!

Is someone playing a joke or is the theatre cursed? Is there a Phantom lurking in the stage wings? Join Brooke and Zeke as they star in their school’s new musical and try to uncover if the rumored Phantom really exists. Based on the popular and beloved book series by R.L. Stine, this silly and spooky adventure is sure to keep the whole family in suspense. Prepare to get “goosebumps” as the mystery unfolds and a catchy musical score haunts your mind for days.


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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,
the Musical

DEC 20-23, 2017

By: Jahnna Beecham & Malcom Hillgartner

Based on the book by: Barbara Robinson

Virginia Premiere!

The worst kids in the world have just found out that there are free snacks at Sunday school. AND they insist on playing all of the good parts in the annual Christmas pageant. They’ve never heard the Christmas story, and have no idea who Mary, Joseph or the wise men are. Will the pageant be canceled? Will the other kids even show up to participate? Will this be the worst pageant ever? Full of hijinks, laughs and plenty of holiday cheer, this brand new musical comedy makes its Virginia premiere at Roanoke Children’s Theatre just in time for the holidays.


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FEB 22 & 23, 2018

Roanoke Children's Theatre will commission a play to address the epidemic of distracted driving and how social media plays into that.


Deschutes Brewery

Charlotte's Web

MAY 24-27, 2018

By: Joseph Robinette

Based on the book by: E.B. White

Get tangled up in this captivating tale of friendship and loyalty. An affectionate runt of a pig named Wilbur meets a barnyard full of animals who quickly become family. When Wilbur’s life is endangered, the thoughtful spider Charlotte devises an intriguing plan to keep the gentle little swine safe. This feel-good heart-warming classic is perfect for the whole family.


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REFUND POLICY RCT does not refund ticket purchases, but we are happy to substitute your tickets for another performance any time during a Season. We look forward to making sure your experience is memorable!

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Ways to Order:

  • Book your tickets online
  • Call the Jefferson Center's Box Office


    8:30AM-1:30PM, Mon-Fri

RCT Box Office Opens One Hour Prior to Performance.

Ticket Pricing

Orchestra Seating - $25

Adults - $20

Youth (to 18) - $15

Seniors (65+) - $15

*Additional fees apply

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Click above to view our spacious seating chart! You may choose your desired seats when you buy your tickets via RV Gives.

MAIN OFFICE: 540-400-7795

BOX OFFICE: 540-345-2550

E-MAIL: info@roanokechildrenstheatre.org

LOCATION: The Jefferson Center

541 Luck Ave SW

Roanoke, VA 24016

MAILING: P.O. Box 4392

Roanoke, VA 24015

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