Kids, get ready for a very entertaining family day out in Abilene, because we're off to the Great Plains Theatre!
Opened in 1995, the Great Plains Theatre is a non-profit organization that is home to a range of shows, performances and entertainment that is sure to bring joy to all who visit!
Live performances are such a fun way to spend time as a family, and kids can be experience art, theatre and music in ways they may never have before.
Every year, the Great Plains Theatre has a number of different shows and performances, so you can keep going back to your favorite - or keep seeing something new!
You might see the swashbuckling pirates one week, treading the floorboards in a rambunctious physical musical comedy, or it might be an award winning play with rich, fascinating characters that draw you in.
If children in the family are inspired by what they see, check out the workshops and acting classes that the theatre offer - there are so many benefits from children performing. They can gain confidence, they can just spend time doing what they love, they can make new friends - and great for all ages!
Don't miss checking out the latest films at the Great Plains Theatre cinema - there is nothing quite like continuing your artistic and creative journey onto the big screen! When they aren't doing mainstage productions, it's all the first-run movies that will be ready to keep you entertained! Just check out their website for the schedule
An Abilene favorite, the Great Plains Theatre is ready and waiting to inspire, excite and most important - entertain!
Performances vary, but typically $35
Performances vary, but typically $20 for students
Season tickets available
The actors and actresses are professional and come from all over the USA!! The only "Live professional theatre between Kansas City and Denver and even North Dakota and Oklahoma!!" Come and enjoy the shows!!
In addition to season tickets, you can also pick up Flex Passes, or a "4 show" pass too!
They have concession snacks and drinks!
Healthy Eating There are plenty of places in Abilene for you to grab something to eat if you want something other than concessions
The Great Plains Theatre offer Educational Productions to schools at a discount and during school hours. Just call for details!!
Give them a call to ask about the accessibility of the theatre - they will be happy to help answer any questions
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Performance times vary so check online when you book! Box Office hours 9am to 5pm weekdays
Open year round
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