The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents the 26th annual Pittsburgh INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL, Wednesday, May 16, through Sunday, May 20, 2012, at the University of Pittsburgh Theaters and Schenley Plaza. Programming will showcase international and local theater premieres, including a brand new interactive luminarium installation on the festival grounds.
“Pittsburgh INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL is pleased to feature performances by artists from around the world that will engage children with different cultures and perspectives. The 26th annual Children’s Festival showcases a variety of mediums for expressing ideas and stories, such as puppetry, soundscapes, music movement, dance and so much more. Our ongoing goal is to provide a Festival where children and their families can learn about world cultures through their enjoyment of the performing and visual arts,” remarks Pamela K. Lieberman, Manager-Children’s Theater Programming, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust & Executive Director-Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater.
For information and tickets, visit the Box Office at Theater Square, pghkids.org or call 412-456-6666.
Featured, ticketed performances by artists from Scotland, Australia, the Netherlands, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States include: World of Rhythm (Drums United, Netherlands), Dudes (Beumer and Drost, Netherlands), Plop! (Windmill Theatre, South Adelaide, Australia), Mirazozo (Architects of Air, Nottingham, UK), Cinderella (Shona Reppe Puppets, Scotland) and Origami Tales (Kuniko Theater, Japan/USA).