Young Audience performances
are sponsored by
Abilene Public Library, Young Audiences of Abilene, The Greathouse Foundation, and Hearts For The Arts.
The programs are approximately 45 minutes long and are geared for school-age children (7-up) unless otherwise noted.
Unless otherwise noted, younger children are asked to attend the storytime in the children's
All performances will be in the library auditorium.
Please note that strollers are NOT allowed in the auditorium during these performances.
Nancy Burks Worcester
Fizz, Boom, Read!
June 10 - 10:45 & 3:00
One of our favorite performers returns to kick of the summer series! This very talented ventriloquist and puppeteer is from Granbury, TX, and she is
dedicated to making a positive difference in peoples' lives through laughter, learning and love! Come meet the family: Larry, Lily, Charlotte, and the baby Waco.
Spin Me A Yarn
June 24 - 10:45 & 3:00
Enjoy tales with a twist from Shelly Tucker! This energetic storyteller hails from Denton and can make an audience rock with laughter, bring a
crowd to tears,
cause a group to gasp with surprise, or make them shiver with fear. Stories come alive through Shelly Tucker’s vivid imagination!
Hampstead Stage Company
Legend Of King Arthur
July 8 - 10:45 & 3:00
The Hampstead Stage Co. comes to us from New Hampshire. The mission of this touring company is to educate audiences
throughout the country
by bringing classic literature to life through live theatre, thus sparking an interest in reading the classics, instilling a love
and appreciation of the arts, and preserving theatre
for future generations. Join King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
in this legendary story of the sword and the stone! In our quest, Merlin and Arthur battle
their adversaries, Morgana Le Fay and her son,
Mordred, for the rights to the sword called Excalibur and Camelot.
Key City Brass
Melody And Rhythm
July 22 - 10:45 & 3:00
Key City Brass is a brass quintet made up of local music professionals from Hardin-Simmons University, McMurry University,
Abilene Christian University, and Cooper High School. From classical music to popular children’s songs, this interactive program
will teach students what makes brass instruments unique. Come see the “hose-a-phone” and play a game of “Who’s got the melody?"