Young Audience Series (YAS)

A program of the Centenary University Theatre Department produced by Centenary Stage Company

The Centenary Stage Company's Young Audience Series (YAS) is part of the professional Centenary Stage Company's mission to serve the region's youth with dynamic performances and workshops throughout the year. Several times a year, the Young Audience Series offers stage adaptations of beloved classic children's literature at the Centenary Little Theater located in the Seay building  at 400 Jefferson Street Hackettstown, NJ 07840 on the campus of Centenary University. In addition to "in-house" performances the Young Audience Series offers a selection of productions available for touring. Bring the fun right to you!

 

Call the Centenary Stage Company box office directly at 908-979-0900 to book your school group!

In house YAS productions

All performances are held in the Little Theatre

Ticket Prices for in-house performances:

$15.00 Adults / $10.00 Child under 12

2022-23 In-house Production Schedule

In addition to the touring program Centenary Stage Company's Young Audience Series offers a selection of performances on-site in our Little Theatre space at 400 Jefferson Street Hackettstown, NJ throughout the year. These performances are typically scheduled upon request of a larger school group, however, pending availability will be opened to the general public.

YAS productions

Exact productions may vary based upon availability. Call the CSC box office at (908) 979 - 0900 for a complete list of productions available for tours.

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A Year With Frog and Toad

Appropriate for Grades K - 4

Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in the differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe... all charm, A Year with Frog and Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons.

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Grace for President

Appropriate for Grades K - 4

One day in class, Grace Campbell discovered there has never been a female president. "Where are the girls?" she asked, as her third-grade teacher rolls out a poster of all 44 US presidents. Frustrated by the lack of female faces in the White House, Grace decides she wants to be president and inspires a school election.

One day in class, Grace Campbell discovered there has never been a female president. "Where are the girls?" she asked, as her third-grade teacher rolls out a poster of all 44 US presidents. Frustrated by the lack of female faces in the White House, Grace decides she wants to be president and inspires a school election.

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Shake it Up Shakespeare

Appropriate for Grades K - 4

A CELEBRATION OF THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE!

Take a journey through some of the bard’s greatest works and  characters in this interactive performance, engaging young audiences and introducing a new way to look at Shakespeare! With scenes from Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, including comedy and action-packed sword fights!

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