Lafon Arts Center’s Family Series
Our Family Series invites your whole family to open up their imaginations and get lost in the world we create together! With performances designed to educate, entertain, and inspire, these over-the-top productions in dance, music, and theatre are sure to delight audiences of all ages! Each performance is about one-hour and generally performed without an intermission. We invite artists from around the corner to around the globe for our families to enjoy. You won’t see anything like this anywhere else!
Get your tickets to all of the shows in our Family Series by clicking below, or check out each link for individual tickets.
Mutts Gone Nuts
Friday, October 6, 2023 @ 7:00 PM
Imagine five of the world’s most talented 4-legged performers in an uproariously funny,comedy dog spectacular that is leaving audiences everywhere howling for more! The all-star lineup includes the highest jumping dog in the universe, a hilarious six pound Pomeranian Pikachu mix, and a host of previously discarded dogs that will dance, prance, flip, and skip their way right into your heart. Deemed “A must see!” by the Washington Post, Mutts Gone Nuts is sure to win Best in Show!
Friday, October 20, 2023 @ 7:00 PM
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by David Torns, will set the tone for Halloween with a selection of eerie musical pieces including John Williams’ Double Trouble. Audiences are encouraged to show off their Halloween costumes.
Lightwire Theatre’s Very Electric Christmas
Saturday, December 2, 2023 @ 3 PM & 7 PM
Follow the story of a young bird, named Max and his family, as they begin their journey south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course and ends up at the North Pole…his adventure begins! Dancing toy soldiers, caroling worms, and performing poinsettias light up the stage in Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas.
River Region Ballet, Inc. The Nutcracker Sugar Plum Party
Saturday, December 16, 2022 @ 3 PM
This will be an abbreviated one hour performance of The Nutcracker. The performance will be followed by a “Sugar Plum Party”. The audience members will be invited to join the Sugar Plum Fairy onstage and experience “The Kingdom of the Sweets” for themselves. They can meet and talk to their favorite characters, experience what it is like to be on the stage under the glowing lights, and take pictures. Each young audience member will be given a special gift to remember their Nutcracker performance.
Alice Dreaming of Wonderland
Friday, April 19, 2023 @ 7 PM
Get ready to experience an amazing journey in the crazy world of Wonderland! Based on the classic by Lewis Carroll, “Alice” is an action-packed theatrical circus full of surprises, amazing acts, video projection with 3-D mapping and live music. Alice’s adventures are a manifesto to fantasy and free spirit, as well as a profound philosophy towards respecting all opinions, including those that may be different from your own.
Dog Man: The Musical
Sunday, May 19, 2023 @ 3 PM
Dog Man:The Musical is a hilarious and heartwarming new production following the chronicles of Dog Man, who with the head of a dog and the body of a policeman, loves to fight crime and chew on the furniture. But while trying his best to be a good boy, can he save the city from Flippy the cyborg fish and his army of Beasty Buildings? Can he catch Petey, the world’s most evil cat, who has cloned himself to exact revenge on the doggydo-gooder? And will George and Harold finish their show before lunchtime?? Find out in this epic musical adventure featuring the hilarity and heart of beloved characters.
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