Sprouts 2016
New Play Festival for Kids

Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5, 2016
2 pm each day, Lobby activities start at 1 pm
Westbury Theatre, ATB Financial Arts Barns
10330 84 Avenue


“Sprouts is devoted to the organic principle that the theatrical repertoire grows when new scripts are fed and watered. Already, the festival, the only one of its kind in the country, has a roster of contagious successes...”
Liz Nicholls, The Edmonton Journal

“If we feed our children's imaginations on the dramatic equivalent of Big Macs and Kraft Dinner, we can't nourish them in a love for theatre at its finest. Why put up with junk theatre, when you can opt for Sprouts?”
Paula Simons, The Edmonton Journal

Worried that your child is too young to enjoy a play? Fear no more!

Introduce your children to live theatre through this engaging and gentle first theatre experience. The plays can be enjoyed by children as young as 18 months to 12 years old. Babes in arms are also warmly welcomed.

Wow! We're 15 years old!

Sprouts returns for our 15th Anniversary Festival with a fresh crop of three brand new short plays for kids and their families and a second year in our new venue! Local playwrights from diverse cultural backgrounds will share their newest works in these stage readings. Bring a picnic lunch and join us at the Westbury Theatre and Lobby to enjoy storytelling, music, art and theatre - all for kids. After the plays you can write or draw your thoughts in our special art garden plot. The Sprouts Festival is produced as a part of the Arts at the Barns Series.

All tickets $7.50 (includes all fees and taxes)
Children under 3 Free

A Full Afternoon of Family Entertainment
For more info contact Concrete Theatre
At (780) 439-3905 or

Tickets available from the Fringe Theatre Adventures Box Office 780.409.1910 or through their website: artsatthebarns



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