Summer Adventures Underway at ARIEL Theatrical

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It is 9:00 am on a Monday and the sound of children singing drifts down Main Street in Salinas. This can only mean one thing – Summer Camp at ARIEL has begun! There is a lot happening – seven weeks of camp, two recitals, 20 performances and hundreds of young people learning how to better navigate the stage and their…

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National Volunteer Week – ARIEL LOVES VOLUNTEERS!

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Time, Talent or Treasure - ARIEL Volunteers share more than just smiles! To all who sew, build, paint, move sets, usher, take tickets, work concessions, fold and staple programs, help back stage, shepherd kids, apply make-up, clean, organize and countless other things, we appreciate you more than we can say. ARIEL wouldn't be ARIEL without you.  If you would like to…

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2017 Season is in full swing at ARIEL!

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The Karen Wilson Children’s Theatre is in high gear with Chicken Little, Seussical™ and The Play’s the Thing. There’s singing, there’s dancing, and there are dozens of young people preparing to present exciting shows for the community while practicing Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Excellence and Leadership.  If your child has not had a chance to share in the magic of ARIEL,…

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Early Bird Discount extended – Seussical™ & The Play’s the Thing

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2017 is right around the corner, and to ring in the new year, ARIEL is extending the early bird discount for Seussical™ and our day-time class, The Play’s the Thing. Receive a 10% discount when tuition is paid in full by January 3, 2017. Seussical™ rehearsals begin Saturday January 14 and will culminate in the annual Sherwood Hall performance run…

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Celebrate the Holidays with Frog and Toad

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The Broadway production that will have you singing for cookies is playing at The Karen Wilson’s Children Theatre just in time for the holidays! This musical adaptation of Arnold Lobel’s award winning children’s stories is clever, heart-warming and hilarious! A Year with Frog and Toad joins best friends, Frog and Toad, as they leap through the four seasons with their very distinct…

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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD THIS WEEKEND – OCTOBER 28 & 29 – Sponsored by Organic Girl and The Bakery Station

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Kids and kids-at-heart will enjoy ARIEL Theatrical's delightful musical adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood with its doo-wop, fifties-inspired musical score. Follow Little Red Riding Hood as she skips through the forest, encountering the Wolf and discovering that Granny may not be who she says she is. Come along as Red learns that taking a short cut may not be the…

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Special Kids Crusade in Partnership with ARIEL presents Red Riding Hood and the Mod, Mod Wolves

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Kids and kids-at-heart will enjoy ARIEL Theatrical's delightful musical adaptation of Red Riding Hood with its doo-wop fifties-inspired musical score.  Designed around a cast that is inclusive of a wide range of abilities, this collaborative effort between ARIEL Theatrical and Special Kids Crusade will be the highlight of your fall.   Purchase tickets at reachfall2016.eventbrite.com or call (831) 372-3720

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ARIEL THEATRICAL ANNOUNCES THE 2017 SEASON!

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ARIEL Theatrical is thrilled to announce the 2017 Season which will include an exciting new Disney show, some favorites from the past and more opportunities than ever for local youth to participate in theatre arts. Gear up for an exciting year! The ARIEL performance programs will include: Chicken Little – Rehearsals begin January, shows in February Seussical™ – Rehearsals begin January,…

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HARDEN FOUNDATION AWARDS ARIEL $25,000 MATCHING GRANT

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September 22, 2016 - Salinas, CA ….After the fire next door and the resulting clean up and ongoing challenges caused by water and smoke damage, ARIEL Theatrical has been on an unexpected, uphill journey for months. However, the generous support of many within the community has given the children’s theatre company leverage to continue onward and upward. Last month, the Harden…

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