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The Firehouse School Show Series 2013-14

Newburyport BankSponsored in part by
the Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank


Transportation Grants Now Available!*
(Please Scroll Down for Downloadable forms)

The Firehouse Center for the Arts is committed to the belief that the arts are an essential part of the learning experience. They enhance creativity, teach lessons in non-traditional ways, give youngsters the opportunity to express themselves in ways they never knew possible, and can establish a lifetime interest in artistic involvement.

To encourage these benefits, the Firehouse Center brings arts attractions to Northern Essex County specifically with young audiences in mind. We are grateful to the Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank for their commitment to youngsters throughout the region, and their support of this vital link in the educational chain. Thanks to Janice Morse, and all of the folks at the Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank, our local schools are a richer place to learn.

If you know of schools that might be interested in these enrichment programs, please contact Evelyn Kovach, School Show Coordinator: click here to send her an email.

These specific performances are for schools only and are not available to the general public. Please go to the Family Entertainment page to see shows that are presented evenings and weekends at the Firehouse for the whole family.


*Thanks to a recent gift from an anonymous foundation, the Firehouse is excited to now offer a limited number of transportation grants to schools who wish to attend the School Show Series. Read more here...

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October 2013

Tues & wed, oct 8 & 9 BubbleMania

November 2013

Tues, nov 19 The Reluctant Dragon

December 2013

tues, dec 17 A Holiday Panto

February 2014

WED, feb 5 Clap Your Hands

March 2014

tues, maR 25 The Fairy Circus




theater in the open

A Winter Wonderland Panto!

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013, 9:30am & 11:30am

A cavalcade of clownish comedic characters awaait you in the pun-tastic world of Panto! More...

Grades: All Ages

Young Audiences of Massachusetts

Clap Your Hands

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 at 9:30am & 11:30am

A celebration of African-American music including spirituals, folk-blues, & gospel music. More...

Grades 3- 8

Tanglewood marionettes

The Fairy Circus

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014, 9:30am & 11:30am

Marionette mastery as its best complete with dancing, juggling & musical masterpieces. More...

Grades: K-6