Fitton Family Fridays

Fitton Family Theater

Price: Member $5 | Non-Member $7

Fitton Family Fridays shows are presented especially for children and families of all ages. The whole family will enjoy performances by local children’s theater companies, puppet shows, live ballet and musical theater as well as fantastic interactive events. Due to health & safety of all patrons, this year there will be complimentary takeaway snacks and treats available to all patrons after each performance. Stop in to the galleries to see the exhibitions on view before each performance.

Series Sponsor: In loving memory of Vaden Fitton from his family

 

Series Catering Sponsor: Two Women in a Kitchen

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Little Mermaid
Lexington Children's Theatre
Friday, November 5, 2021 | 7:30pm

The Little Mermaid is an ordinary mermaid with an extra-ordinary sense of adventure. Wanting to visit “the world above”, she must confront the sea witch, drink a potion, lose her tail and her voice, and then convince the prince of her dreams to marry her. Comical comrades Flotsam and Jetsam creatively recount this beloved Hans Christian Andersen story of a Little Mermaid who discovers why a life full of BIG adventure is often full of even BIGGER choices.

Event Sponsor:

Jim & Emily Fuhrman

Tickets on pre-sale to Fitton Center members on Monday, October 11 & to the public Monday, October 18.

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Professor Rocket's
Space Adventure Show
Friday, January 21, 2022 | 7:30pm

If you think rockets and space are fun and exciting, then Professor Rocket’s Space Adventure Show is the up-beat totally astonishing rocket ride to learning you don’t want to miss! There’s no place like space… and Professor Rocket will take you there! With the help of whimsical puppet friends and future astronauts  like you, Professor Rocket will have us blasting off into an adventure of learning that  we’ll never forget.

Tickets on pre-sale to Fitton Center members on Monday, October 11 & to the public Monday, October 18.

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Aesop’s Fables
Cincinnati Ballet,  
Otto M. Buddig Academy

Friday, March 18, 2022 | 7:30pm

The Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Buddig Academy returns to the Fitton Center 
with a beautiful new production of 
Aesop’s Fables. A delight to all, and 
with over 20 dancers on the stage, 
the Cincinnati Ballet brings classical 
music and dance to the stage to teach 
and enthrall the audience with an interactive program for the whole family.

Event Sponsor:

Jim & Emily Fuhrman

Tickets on pre-sale to Fitton Center members on Monday, October 11 & to the public Monday, October 18.

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Nutcracker Rocks
Children's Theatre
of Cincinnati

Friday, December 3, 2021 | 7:30pm

Clara Bradshaw’s Christmas Day just isn’t the same since she lost her father. Struggling to find the meaning of what she believes is a “pointless holiday,” her mysterious uncle visits, leaving Clara with a nutcracker as a gift. After discovering the nutcracker’s magical powers, Clara and her friends embark on a journey to the Land of Toys to find the true meaning 
of Christmas. From dances to daring sword fights, be whisked away by this classic Christmas fairy tale – with a ROCKIN’ musical twist!

Tickets on pre-sale to Fitton Center members on Monday, October 11 & to the public Monday, October 18.

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Hare and Tortoise
Playhouse in the Park
Friday, February 4, 2022 | 7:30pm

Meet two competing friends in this fantastic adaptation of Aesop’s fable. Hare and Tortoise tells the sweet story of opposites and friendship. From sun-shining spring to snow-falling winter, this much – loved tale  is brimming with ideas, characters, live music and wonderful physicality – all leading up to their famous race and its nail-biting, medal-winning end.

Tickets on pre-sale to Fitton Center members on Monday, October 11 & to the public Monday, October 18.

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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters 
Lexington Children's Theatre
Friday, April 22, 2022 | 7:30pm

My name is Chinouyazue, and I have a story for you. This story comes from a long time ago, yet things there are not so different from today, as you shall soon see. The king is searching for the most “worthy and beautiful” daughters in the land to select his bride, but in this Zimbabwean tale of generosity, kindness, and selflessness, Mufaro’s daughters Manyara and Nyasha learn that true beauty comes from within.

Tickets on pre-sale to Fitton Center members on Monday, October 11 & to the public Monday, October 18.