Press Release: Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!”

The Reser: April 1 & 2, 2023
The Judy: April 29-May 28, 2023

This family favorite is the first show at NWCT’s new home: The Judy!

This family favorite is the first show at NWCT’s new home: The Judy! If you have kids, chances are you’ve read Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie books. Northwest Children’s Theater (NWCT) brings the world of Elephant & Piggie to life in an upbeat musical that weaves through eight of his most popular books including Elephants Cannot Dance, I Love My New Toy, and Should I Share My Ice Cream? The show is modeled on NWCT’s 2018 production which enjoyed sold-out houses and rave reviews.

Perfect for first-time theatergoers, Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!” explores the ups and downs of friendship through the eyes of “bestus friends,” Gerald the Elephant and Piggie the Pig (portrayed by John Ellingson and Kristin Robinson). Together, they tackle friendship’s big questions: What DO you wear to a fancy pool party? What happens when two friends want to play with ONE toy? And will ANYONE say “Banana?” Dog, Penguin, and the Squirrelles (portrayed by members of Catalyst: NWCT’s Youth Company) join in on the fun!

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