children's programs

At the Charlestown Working Theater, we believe strongly in the empowering quality of the arts. It is an essential part of our artistic mandate to offer free quality arts programming to the youth of Charlestown. The CWT’s Arts Programming for Children and Youth fulfills many of the theater's goals by bringing the community together in a creative enterprise. These experiences empower the participants in selecting positive lifestyle choices. By offering quality arts programming free of charge, we provide the opportunity for children and youth from differing backgrounds to come together in a nurturing and productive environment where creativity, mutuality, and responsibility are valued and encouraged.

The CWT provides high-quality theatre and art classes to children and youth free of charge. Here, two participants delight in the joys of paper-making.

The CWT offers a wide selection of artistic opportunities to the children of Charlestown and surrounding communities. Yoga, singing rehearsal, and puppetry classes are just some examples of CWT’s educational programming.
CWT’s very popular youth productions fulfill many of the theater's goals by bringing the community together in a creative enterprise.
Here, adaptations of The Nutcracker and Freddy Goes to the North Pole by Kristin Johnson, directed by Jennifer Johnson, with musical direction by John Peitso.

CWT’s extremely successful production of The Sound of Music, featuring sixty actors and crew members between the ages of 5-17.

Write to us at for information about the Holiday Show, piano lessons, chess, and chamber chorus for kids!
2014 - 2015 Season
Coming soon
The Maritime Project
May 15 & 16, 2015
Annual Comedy Fundraiser
Hosted by Tony V.
June 5, 2015
It Felt Empty...
Theatre on Fire
October 10 - November 1, 2014
The Hinterlands
November 7 - 9, 2014
How The Sith Stole Christmas!
Holiday Childrens' Performance
December 6 - 14, 2014
15-Minute Hamlet &
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
CWT Advanced Ensemble
January 31 - February 8, 2015
Lollipops for Breakfast
Bonnie Duncan of
They Gotta Be Secret Agents
February 28 - March 1, 2015
April 10 & 11, 2015
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