PNC Family Series The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites

Three beloved stories by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar follows the wonderful adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly. High up in the sky, Little Cloud playfully transforms himself into various creatures, including a sheep, and an airplane, a shark and more. The Mixed-Up Chameleon is bored with his life, sitting about predictably changing color all day. Following an adventurous trip to the zoo, he attempts to emulate the beautiful animals he sees before coming to the conclusion that there is value in his own unique self.

Adapted, designed and directed by Jim Morrow, with music by Steven Naylor and narration by Gordon Pinsent, the hour-long production features the imaginative approach to storytelling through theater that has earned international recognition for Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia.


Join us for a fun, family-friendly pre-performance lunch and art activities at 12:30 p.m. before the show at 2 PM. 

Become a Center Member ($60 levels and up) and your family of 4 can attend for FREE!**

Non-members: Adults $16, 2 kids under 12 eat free (does not include performance tickets)

Non-Members: Family Four Pack $60 (includes performance tickets)

Non-members click HERE to reserve your spot or call 205 996 6113 for more details.

 **Center Members: FREE –  Please RSVP to ASCmembership@uab.edu (does not include performance tickets) 


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Ticket Information

  • Ticket prices: $15 adult, $10 child
  • Tickets valid for performance date and time only.
  • No refunds. Exchanges subject to availability.
  • Late seating at discretion of house management.
  • All performances are subject to change.

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