Located Inside:

Antoinette Hatfield Hall

Winningstad Theatre

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

‘In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf.’

So many of our journeys into the magical world of reading began with the works of Eric Carle. Books like Brown Bear, Brown Bear, Ten Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly, and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar have sparked imagination and joy in generations of young readers.

This stage show captures that same magic of these four books (two new titles and two returning favorites) with the help of a menagerie of beautifully-crafted, larger-than-life puppets. Colorful and kinetic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show captures all the charm of Carle's original tales and illustrations, while conveying simple messages about the value of creativity, belonging, and growth.

“...an absolutely perfect introduction to live theater for the littlest children (while also featuring enough breathtaking moments to engage seasoned theatergoers).”—NW Kids Magazine

The Big Ideas
Using your imagination can help you learn.
Animals each have their own characteristics and ability to adapt.
Keeping promises you make shows respect and builds trust.

Recommended for all ages.

February 26–April 24, 2022
Saturdays & Sundays at 11am & 2pm

Runtime: 60 minutes

Revised OCT COVID policy (effective March 19):

  • For patrons 5 years old and older, full vaccination (or doctor-administered negative test) will continue to be required. Masks are required while inside the venue.
  • Unvaccinated Patrons who have just turned 5 and who have natural immunity from COVID-19 due to an infection in the past 90 days may provide a doctor’s note as proof of natural immunity.
  • For patrons ages 2 to 4 years old, masks are required inside the performance venue. Testing is strongly recommended prior to attendance.
  • There is no mask or test requirement for children under 2 years old.
  • Schedule a test with Legacy GoHealth: https://www.gohealthuc.com/dte/legacy/oregon-childrens-theater

Please review full safety guidelines here.

This policy subject to change.

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