Valley Youth Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season


Valley Youth Theater has announced its lineup of shows for the 2022-2023 season! According to VYT Production Artistic Director Bobb Cooper, “We’ve been waiting for this for a long time and we’re thrilled to invite our friends and families back to the theater. We’ve put together this season with one thing in mind: fun. !”

Performed by actors from some of the best young performers in the Valley, Valley Youth Theater has been the benchmark for family entertainment since its inception in 1989.

Valley Youth Theater’s mission is to inspire young people to be their best through a variety of performing arts opportunities. In addition to their main stage performances, VYT offers eight-week fall, winter, and spring performing arts classes, as well as spring break and summer camps. VYT’s ongoing community programs include Literacy and the Arts, Sponsor-a-Seat, and The Nigel Ross Scholarship Fund as well as their annual fundraising event, the VYTal Affair (Valley Youth Theater Applauds Leadership), in August.


August 12 – 28, 2022
Herberger Theater Center

Immerse yourself in the world of all our favorite Dr Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Sloth Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Christmas Jungle to the McGurkus Circus in the invisible world of the Whos. A fantastical, magical and musical show, Seussical is sure to put a smile on the face of children of all ages! Seussical is made possible by a generous donation from Valley Toyota dealerships.

Spookley the Square Pumpkin: The Musical

October 7 – 30, 2022
Valley Youth Theater

Based on the wildly popular books and animated special, Spookley The Square Pumpkin: The Musical combines the spectacle and cheer of Halloween with delicious songs that people of all ages will love! A square pumpkin in a world of round pumpkins, Spookley does his best at his pumpkin patch at Holiday Hill Farm, but he’s not sure he has what it takes until a mighty storm threatens the farm. Spookley realizes it’s up to him and his boxy form to save the day. As a result, all the pumpkins in the patch learn that the things that make you different make you special.

A Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tail

December 2 – 23, 2022
Valley Youth Theater

A Valley Holiday tradition for over 25 years returns as Valley Youth Theater brings Pooh, Eeyore, Piglet and all of our favorite Woodland friends to life on stage for this special musical performance about the importance of teamwork, friendship and family. A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas tail is made possible by a donation from Ann and Dan Nahom.

Sleeping Beauty

February 10 – 26, 2023
Valley Youth Theater

Join the talented young performers of Valley Youth Theater as they bring this classic fairy tale to life.

Junie B. Jones, The Musical

April 7 – 30, 2023
Valley Youth Theater

Valley Youth Theater invites you to peek into the “top secret personal beeswax diary” of outspoken and lovable Junie B. Jones! This charming adaptation of four of Barbara Park’s bestsellers, performed in a truly comedic musical (and not strictly for children) will spark your youngster’s desire to read with sassy little diva, Junie B. Jones, and her adventures In first year. Junie B. Jones, The Musical is presented through a donation from Valley Toyota dealers.


June 9 – 25, 2023

Herberger Theater Center

It wouldn’t be a Valley Youth Theater season without a few surprises here and there. This premium “sea-cret” show will be full of fun, laughs, and characters you know and love! It may be a “sea-cret” today, but if you know anything about the Valley Youth Theater, you know that “ARR” shows are top notch, and this one will be a must. not miss! This show is made possible by a generous donation from Capital Group.

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