• Facebook

  • Past Productions

    Playtime Poppy Children’s Theatre

    Playtime Poppy Children’s Theatre has provided children’s entertainment to the Cedar Rapids community since 1951.
    Check out our historical listing of performances!

    1951-52 Indian Captive Junior League
    1952-53 Prince Swineherd Ballet Strawbridge Ballet
    Pinocchio Junior League
    Hansel & Gretel Beethoven Club
    1953-54 The Silver Thread Coe College
    The Wizard of Oz Junior League
    Alice in Wonderland U of Minnesota
    1954-55 The Ghost of Mr. Penny Drake University
    Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Junior League
    The Clown Who Ran Away Coe College
    1955-56 Daniel Boone Drake University
    Pinocchio and the Indians Junior League
    Emperor’s New Clothes Cornell College
    Many Moons Coe College
    1956-57 Radio Rescue Community Theatre
    Magic Apple Junior League
    Huckleberry Finn Coe College
    1957-58 Mr. Popper’s Penguins Community Theatre/Junior League
    Seven Little Rebels Coe College
    Sleeping Beauty Dieman-Bennett Ballet
    1958-59 Mr. Dooley Jr. Community Theatre
    The Steadfast Tim Soldier Junior League
    Arthur & the Magic Sword Washington High School
    1959-60 Land of the Dragon Iowa State Teachers
    Simon Big-Ears Junior League
    The Magic Horn Washington High School
    1960-61 Little Lee Bobo Community Theatre
    Escape into Space Junior League
    Six Dancing Princesses Clarke College
    1961-62 Red Shoes Jefferson High School
    The Tinder Box Junior League
    Rapunzel Recreation Commission
    1962-63 Cinderella Recreation Commission
    Aladdin & the Wonderful Lamp Junior League
    Emperor’s New Clothes Clarke College
    1963-64 Snow Queen and the Goblin Jefferson High School
    Dr. Graymatter’s Dilemma Community Theatre/Junior League
    1964-65 The Clown Who Ran Away Jefferson High School
    The Marvelous Land of OZ Junior League
    Winnie-the-Pooh Recreation Commission
    1965-66 The Foolish Physician Jefferson High School
    Alice in Wonderland Regis High School
    The Crying Princess and the Golden Goose Junior League
    1966-67 Beauty and the Beast Jefferson High School
    Rumpelstiltskin Regis High School
    The Steadfast Tin Soldier Junior League
    1967-68 Pegora, the Witch Jefferson High School
    Tom Sawyer Regis High School
    Escape Into Space Junior League
    1968-69 Pandora Jefferson High School
    Greensleeves Magic Kennedy High School
    Brave Little Tailor Washington High School
    1969-70 Aladdin and the Magic Lamp Kennedy High School
    The Strolling Players Regis High School
    Simon Big-Ears Junior League
    1970-71 Trudi and the Minstrel Jefferson High School
    Pinnochio Junior League
    Princess and the Swineherder Washington High School
    1971-72 Wizard of Oz Coe College Players
    Little Match Girl Kennedy High School
    Marlin the Magnificent Junior League
    Young Abe Lincoln Loras College Players
    1972-73 Cinderella Coe College Players
    The Great Cross Country Race Regis High School
    Imagine That Old Creamery Players
    1973-74 No Small Thing Kennedy High School
    Androcles and The Lion Jefferson High School
    The Secret World of OG Washington High School
    1974-75 Babes in Toyland Kennedy High School
    Land of the Dragon Jefferson High School
    Alice in Wonderland Washington High School
    Raggedy Ann & Andy Loras College Players
    1975-76 Tom Sawyer Kennedy High School
    Tales of Czechoslovakia Jefferson High School
    The Emperor’s New Clothes Washington High School
    1976-77 Rags to Riches Jefferson High School
    A Box of Stories Kennedy High School
    Sleeping Beauty Washington High School
    Dr. Graymatter’s Dilemma (Bonus) Loras College Players
    1977-78 Cinderella Kennedy High School
    Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp Jefferson High School
    Androcles and the Lion Washington High School
    1978-79 The Pied Piper Kennedy High School
    The Crying Princess and the Golden Goose Jefferson High School
    The Mirror Man Washington High School
    1979-80 Golliwhoppers Kennedy High School
    The Adventures of Harlequin Jefferson High School
    Cinderella Loras College Players
    Tales of Hans Christian Anderson Washington High School
    1980-81 Pinocchio Kennedy High School
    Hansel & Gretel Jefferson High School
    Beauty and the Beast Washington High School
    1981-82 The Magic Pebble Gang Kennedy High School
    Tables ‘n’ Things Jefferson High School
    Winnie the Pooh Washington High School
    1982-83 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Kennedy High School
    Half Past Wednesday Jefferson High School
    Frosteria’s Folly Washington High School
    1983-84 Alice in Wonderland Kennedy High School
    Sleeping Beauty Jefferson High School
    Dr. Doolittle Washington High School
    1984-85 Raggedy Ann and Andy Kennedy High School
    Cinderladdin Jefferson High School
    The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe Washington High School
    1985-86 Charlotte’s Web Kennedy High School
    Jack and the Beanstalk Jefferson High School
    Skungpoomery Washington High School
    1986-87 James and the Giant Peach Kennedy High School
    Pete’s Feat Jefferson High School
    Cinderella Washington High School
    Wheels Loras College Players
    1987-88 I Believe in Make-Believe Jefferson High School
    Really Rosy Kennedy High School
    Snow White Washington High School
    1988-89 The Princess and the Pea Kennedy High School
    Tales of the Arabian Nights Jefferson High School
    The Adventures of a Bear Named Paddington Washington High School
    1989-90 Little Red Riding Hood Kennedy High School
    Tales from Hans Christian Anderson Jefferson High School
    Sleeping Beauty Washington High School
    1990-91 The Adventures of Peter Cottontail Kennedy High School
    The Clown Who Ran Away Jefferson High School
    Magical Mysteries and Monsters Washington High School
    1991-92 The Emperor’s New Clothes Kennedy High School
    Cinderella Jefferson High School
    Pinocchio Washington High School
    1992-93 Eyefellgloffenhootenaniemerryberrycrunch Kennedy High School
    Sleeping Beauty Jefferson High School
    Beauty and the Beast Washington High School
    1993-94 The Twelve Dancing Princesses Kennedy High School
    Aladdin Jefferson High School
    King Midas and the Golden Touch Washington High School
    1994-95 Rumpelstiltskin Kennedy High School
    The Reluctant Dragon Jefferson High School
    The Fox and the Hound Washington High School
    1995-96 The Bremen Town Musicians Kennedy High School
    The Emperor’s New Clothes Jefferson High School
    Jack and the Beanstalk Washington High School
    1996-97 Snow White Kennedy High School
    Beauty and the Beast Jefferson High School
    Peter Pan Washington High School
    1997-98 Cinderella Kennedy High School
    Hansel and Gretel Jefferson High School
    Robin Hood Washington High School
    1998-99 Sleeping Beauty Kennedy High School
    Arthur and the Dragon Jefferson High School
    Hunchback of Notre Dame Washington High School
    1999-00 Pinocchio Kennedy High School
    Three Tales of Three: 3 Billy Goats Gruff, 3 Little Pigs, and The 3 Bears Jefferson High School
    Jungle Book Washington High School
    2000-01 Little Mermaid Kennedy High School
    The Three “R’s”: Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin, and Little Red Riding Hood Jefferson High School
    Dumbo Washington High School
    2001-02 The Story of Playtime Poppy Kennedy High School
    Aladdin Jefferson High School
    Tarzan Washington High School
    2002-03 The Snow Queen Jefferson High School
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Kennedy High School
    Peter Rabbit Washington High School
    2003-04 Jungle Book Jefferson High School
    Winnie the Pooh Kennedy High School
    Cinderella Washington High School
    2004-05 School House Rock Jr. Jefferson High School
    Peter Pan Kennedy High School
    Beauty & The Beast Washington High School
    2005-06 Pinocchio Jefferson High School
    Charlotte’s Web Kennedy High School
    Little Mermaid Washington High School
    2006-07 Snow White Jefferson High School
    Alice in Wonderland Kennedy High School
    The Fox and The Hound Washington High School
    2007-08 The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe Jefferson High School
    James and the Giant Peach Kennedy High School
    The Reluctant Dragon Washington High School
    2008-09 Timeless Tales by Hans Christian Andersen Jefferson High School
    Disney’s 101 Dalmations the Musical Kennedy High School
    Sleeping Beauty Washington High School
    2009-10 Aladdin Jefferson High School
    A Year With Frog and Toad Kennedy High School
    Disney’s Sleeping Beauty the Musical Linn-Mar High School
    Go Dog Go! Washington High School
    2010-11 The Adventures of Captain Spoon:  The Forgetful Pirate Jefferson High School
    T’was the Night Before Christmas Kennedy High School
    Disney’s The Aristocats Linn-Mar High School
    Snow White and the Seven Dudes Washington High School
    2011-12 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Jefferson High School
    The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Kennedy High School
    Disney’s Jungle Book Linn-Mar High School
    Robin Hood Washington High School
    2012-13 Alice in Wonderland Jefferson High School
    Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. Kennedy High School
    Disney’s Mulan, a musical Linn-Mar High School
    The Princess and the Pea Washington High School
    2013-14 Dr. Suess’ The Cat in the Hat Jefferson High School
    Disney’s Cinderella Kids Kennedy High School
    Disney’s Winnie the Pooh KIDS Linn-Mar High School
    Peter Rabbit Washington High School
    2014-15 The Princess Who Wouldn’t Wear Pink Jefferson High School
    Honk! Jr. Kennedy High School
    Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. Linn-Mar High School
    Magical Mysteries & Monsters Washington High School
    2015-16 The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr. Jefferson High School
    The Heartless Giant: A Norwegian Fairy Tale Kennedy High School
    Harold and the Purple Crayon Washington High School
    2016-17 James and the Giant Peach Jefferson High School
    Elf the Musical JR. Kennedy High School
    Stellaluna Washington High School

     

  • Newsletter Sign Up

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Playtime with Poppy: Pippi Longstocking

      April 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    2. Pippi Longstocking

      April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    3. Pippi Longstocking

      April 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Photo Stream

    • Sponsors

      Geonetric

      GoDaddy