Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Upcoming: A Year with Frog and Toad, musical for young persons, Southwestern University, November 16 - 18

Southwestern University Georgetown TX

Theatre for Young Audiences

 Year with Frog and Toad Southwestern University Georgetown TX
by Robert and Willie Reale, based on the books by Arnold Lobel

November 16 – 18, 2012
7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday
Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
Tickets $10 - $14

The musical production A Year with Frog and Toad is based on the classic children stories, Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel. This whimsical play features two great friends, the cheerful and popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad, through four fun-filled seasons. Waking from hibernation in the spring, they plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, and go sledding. Often accompanied by other animals (birds, moles, squirrels, a mouse, a turtle, and a snail), they sing and dance through the seasons, with the song "Merry Almost Christmas" ushering in the holidays. They learn life lessons as they go, including one about friendship and rejoicing in the attributes that make each of us different and special. They find that true friendship never goes out of season. (Suitable for all ages.)

Year with Frog and Toad Southwestern University Georgetown TX
Chris Whitehead, Chase Brewer (photo: Kate Steinbach)

Nominated for six Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre and a Tony Award for Best Musical.

In addition to these public performances, we have invited schools in the Georgetown Independent School District to attend a free performance of A Year with Frog and Toad. All of these school performances from November 13 through 16 have sold out!

The Sarofim School of Fine Arts has been producing Theatre for Young Audiences since 2007. We have entertained over 8,000 youths on the Southwestern University campus. Previous productions include The Trial of Goldilocks, Seussical the Musical, The Yellow Boat, and Pinocchio.

For information about our 2012-13 Season visit us at

For tickets call the Box Office at 512.863.1378 or purchase online at

Southwestern University is a selective, nationally recognized undergraduate liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1,300 students. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in Texas. For more information on Southwestern, visit

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