Archive: Jan 2015

  1. Tikki Tikki Tembo Kicks Off ARIEL’s 2015 Season

    ARIEL Theatrical Kicks Off Its 2015 Season with Tikki Tikki Tembo

    Show times are February 20 at 7 pm and February 21 at 2 pm and 7 pm


    SALINAS, CA – JANUARY 23, 2015 – ARIEL Theatrical kicks off its 2015 season with Tikki Tikki Tembo, a playful retelling of the tale of “a short little boy with a long name.” This is ARIEL’s Spring Conservatory Beginning Program cast with children ages 5 to 12 who help tell the story of Tikki Tikki Tembo No So Rembo Icka Na Noona Konna Ron Tombo, his brother Wing and a well that the two of them can’t seem to stay out of.

    Show times are February 20 at 7 pm and February 21 at 2 pm and 7 pm. Tickets are: $7 for adults: $6 for students, seniors and military; $5 for children 3 to 12; children under age 3 are free. Performances will be held at ARIEL’s home, The Karen Wilson Children’s Theatre, 320 Main Street, Salinas. Tickets are available online at, by calling 831-775-0976 or at the Box Office in Oldtown Salinas, Tuesday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm.

    Tikki Tikki Tembo is sponsored by Central Coast Cleaning. ARIEL is funded in part by the Ruth L. and Wilbur K. Amonette Fund of the Community Foundation of Monterey County and The Arts Council for Monterey County.

    For more information, call 831-775-0976 or email

    ARIEL is celebrating 29 years of serving children in the Monterey County community and 15 years in Oldtown Salinas at The Karen Wilson Children’s Theatre! During this time, more than 4,000 young people enrolled in 200 programs, participating in more than 1,000 performances were seen by more than 300,000 people!

    “ARIEL inspires young people to understand that integrity, respect for others and personal responsibility for choices made are the keys to building a principled and productive life,” said Gail Higginbotham, ARIEL Theatrical’s Artistic Director.