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The Snowy Day

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats‬‬‬‬‬
Adapted for the stage by Jerome Hairston
Based on the books by Ezra Jack Keats
Music by Victor Zupanc
Directed by Allison Watrous
Sep 21 - Nov 18, 2017
Conservatory Theatre (View Map & Seating Chart)
• Theatre for Young Audiences
Run Time: Approximately 45 minutes with no intermission
Ticket Price: Weekend performances $15, weekday performances only $10
Age Recommendation: Pre-school to 3rd grade with adult supervision
Advisory: This show is general admission seating, including room for approximately 40 little ones on the floor near the stage for an up-close experience.

Inspired by Ezra Jack Keats’ acclaimed children’s books – including the 1963 Caldecott Medal winner The Snowy Day – follow the adventures of young Peter as he explores the world around him. From the joys of a first snowfall and learning how to whistle to thrilling encounters delivering a precious invitation, the delightful moments of childhood are perfectly captured in this medley of simple, sweet stories. The production kicks off the new Theatre for Young Audiences program, which focuses on performances especially tailored for youth audiences. Bring your little ones to their first theatre experience and relive the moments of your childhood through their eyes.

Featuring adaptations of The Snowy Day, Goggles, A Letter to Amy and Whistle for Willie.

EDUCATORS: Scholarships and student group discounts available for all weekday performances. Visit our student matinee page to learn more.

Show Sponsors:
Genesee Mountain Foundation
A Gift in Memorial of Don Scott

Education Sponsor:
Fine Arts Foundation

With 'The Snowy Day,' DCPA Education launches 'Theatre for Young Audiences'
New focus on students third grade and younger expands DCPA’s live-theatre opportunities for youth by 20 percent. Read More
Sensory Friendly Performance | 9:30am
Sensory Friendly Performance | 9:30am
Nov 6 | 9:30am

This performance is designed to be a welcoming and inclusive environment. Individuals of all abilities and with any and all behaviors are welcome.  Each audience member will be provided with a small pom-pom ‘snowball’ to hold during the performance. If you prefer to enter the theater through the use of an elevator, please enter the front of building entrance at 13th and Arapahoe.
Adjustments have been made to the lighting and sound of the show for this performance. Please consider your child’s or adult’s sensory sensitivities and plan accordingly.

  • Sound in the theatre will never be any louder than 90 decibels. There are no sudden or loud noises. There is whistling and singing.
  • House lights will remain at 30% for the duration of the performance
  • The performance does not include any flashing lights or strobe
  • There will be quiet area in the lobby for patrons to listen to the show, if they need to leave the theatre for any reason
  • No video or flash photography

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1:30pm Accessible Performance
1:30pm Accessible Performance
Nov 11 | 1:30pm

Free with admission

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Sign Language promo code: ASL
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The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats
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The Snowy Day at the DCPA: A Macaroni Mom Review
I love one on one time with my kids. I love the theatre, too. When I get to combine them, it's a special day!
~Macaroni Kid

The Snowy Day & Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats: A Play Especially for Pre-K – 3rd Grade
I would encourage you to bring your little ones to their first theatre experience and relive the moments of your childhood through their eyes.
~Macaroni Kid


First rehearsal: Forecast calls for a 'Snowy Day' at DCPA
~John Moore for the DCPA News Center
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