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Derby Dinner Playhouse opened it's newest Children's Theatre show this past weekend and I took the boys to see it! They were so excited to see this cute story of truly what is the most famous reindeer of all on stage!  The songs and dancing added to the magic and I can't say enough about how great this little show was!  It was everything you would want and expect out of a holiday-themed musical, and just the right length for little ones!  We started the morning off at the Breakfast buffet which is always full of yummy treats like french...
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I had the opportunity to attend the opening night performance of the new holiday musical,  A WONDERFUL LIFE at Derby Dinner Playhouse and I am in the Christmas spirit!  This uplifting show is just what everyone needs for that does of holiday cheer!  Many probably know the movie well, but this is a stage adaptation that has been turned into a musical and everything about it just works so well that you will want to see it again!  Frank Capra’s film classic has been brought to vibrant theatrical life!  Set in 1945, it tells the story of George Bailey, a man...
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Derby Dinner Playhouse will open THE MOST FAMOUS REINDEER OF ALL on November 22, 2014 as part of their Children’s Musical Theatre Series.  Public performances run November 22, 28, 29, December 6, 13, 20 & 22, 2014.  Performances are quickly selling out though, I know November 28 and December 22 currently have seats still available but that could change any day. THE MOST FAMOUS REINDEER OF ALL takes the traditional story of the misfit reindeer with the red nose and adds a few new twists.  Characters featured in this production are Sammy the Snowflake, who acts as the Narrator of the...
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I went to Derby Dinner Playhouse this week to kick-off some spooky Halloween fun!  Their newest mainstage production of THE GAME’S AFOOT is a great way to have a not-so-scary time getting into the haunted spirit!  It is December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous. Then it’s up to Gillette...
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Derby Dinner Playhouse opened their 2014-2015 Children's Musical Theatre Series with DINOSAURS BEFORE DARK this weekend and we had a chance to see their opening show yesterday!  My 8 year old was particularly excited because he has read many of the Magic Tree House Series books.  What would you do if a tree house in your neighborhood could transport you anywhere you wanted to go? Jack and Annie find a mysterious tree house filled with books. While looking at a book about the age of dinosaurs, the tree house begins to spin and magically transports them into that time. On...
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