Pippi Longstocking

Her father is a pirate captain, her mother is an angel, there’s a horse on the porch, and a monkey in the kitchen! Pippilotta Delicatessen Windowshade Mackrelmint Ephraim’s Daughter Longstocking, or Pippi for short, is not your average young girl. She lives on the outskirts of town in a ramshackle house. You would know her if you saw her freckle-face, red-pigtails, and mismatched stockings. Whether she’s standing up to the Child Welfare Board or thwarting burglars after a gold treasure, every day is an adventure when you’re with Pippi!

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Performance Times:
7:00 PM Fridays; 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM Saturdays & Sundays
School Matinees:
9:30 AM & Noon, Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2022
Kate Goldman Children's Theatre
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Content Advisory:
Playhouse children’s theatre productions are intended for ages 5 and up.

Show Credits

By Astrid Lindgren
Adapted for the stage in translation by Thomas W. Olson
Music by Roberta Carlson
Lyrics by Roberta Carlson and Thomas W. Olson

Produced by special arrangement with Plays for Young Audiences

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