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Hartford Children's Theater Events - 2012 Performances 
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   How I Became a Pirate  
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How I Became a Pirate
October 26 to October 28, 2012
November 3 and 4, 2012
November 10 and 11, 2012
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Hartford Children’s Theatre presents How I Became a Pirate. The popular children’s book comes to life October 26th through November 11th, 2012 at HCT’s Carriage House Theatre (360 Farmington Avenue, Hartford).
When Braid Beard's pirate crew invites Jeremy Jacob to join their voyage, he jumps right on board. Buried treasure, sea shanties, pirate walk—who wouldn't go along? Soon Jeremy Jacob knows all about being a pirate. He throws his food across the table and his manners to the wind. It's the heave-ho, blow-the-man-down, very best time of his life. Until he finds out what pirates don't do—no reading bedtime stories, no tucking kids in... maybe being a pirate isn't so great after all.  Terrific songs like "A Good One To Boot," "Green Teeth," "I'm Really Just a Sensitive Guy," "You've Got to Talk Like a Pirate,"  "Pirates Dot Aaargh!," and many others will have you  rolling in the aisles and leaving the theater secretly wishing for Braid Beard and the gang to one day pay you a visit.
Performances of How I Became a Pirate will take place at the Hartford Children’s Theatre’s Carriage House Theatre (360 Farmington Avenue, Hartford), easily accessible from I-84 and I-91. The performance schedule is as follows: Friday, October 26th at 7 pm; Saturday, October 27th at 1 pm and 4 pm; Sunday, October 28th at 1 pm and 4 pm; Saturday, November 3rd at 1 pm and 4 pm; Sunday, November 4th at 1 pm and 4 pm; Saturday, November 10th at 1 pm and 4 pm; and Sunday, November 11th at 1 pm and 4 pm.
Tickets for HCT’s How I Became a Pirate are $22 for Adults, $17 for Children (17 and under) & Senior Citizens and are available online at For more information, please call the HCT Box Office on 860.429.7970.
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Handicapped Accessibility
Hartford Children's Theatre's Carriage House Theatre where Pinkalicious will be performed, is fully handicap accessible (entrance, bathrooms seating, etc).  When patrons go to purchase tickets on our online ticketing agent, they can select several different seating locations specifically for wheelchair access. Parents with special needs children should contact the theater for specific information.
Some performances are at outdoor venues. Parents should check concerning access.
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About the Hartford Children's Theater
Hartford Children's Theatre's mission is to enrich the lives of the children of Greater Hartford by providing access and exposure to high quality theatre for young audiences and related educational opportunities.
Hartford Children's Theatre Programming includes:
Main Stage Programming: A full season of theatre for young audiences comprising plays produced by professional directors and designers.
Education Department Programming: Year-round opportunities for young people ages 3-18, including the:
HCT Drama School
Outreach Drama Programs and Artist Residencies in local schools
School Vacation Performance Programs
Hartford Summer Youtheatre

and a variety of special projects in partnership with other local organizations.
Hartford Children’s Theatre’s commitment to excellence was honored by the American Alliance for Theatre and Education’s prestigious Winifred Ward Award for Outstanding New Children’s Theatre in 1993, as well as by the New England Theatre Conference’s Moss Hart Award in both 1998 and 2004.
Interested in more information?
To register for a class or be added to the mailing list and e-newsletter, email the Main Office or call 860-249-7970 ext. 12
To purchase tickets to a production, email the Box Office or call 860-249-7970 ext. 12
For more information about educational programs email the Education Director or call 860-249-7970 ext. 10
Drama School
The Education Department at Hartford Children's Theatre maintains an exciting array of year-round Classes & Workshops. Each class is specially designed by our professional staff of teaching artists to provide challenging and fun activities that will advance self confidence as well as artistic development. We’re always developing new and exciting ways to bring out the best in our students. Discover the perfect fit for you!
Further information is available at
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Main Offices, Classes and Carriage House Theatre
360 Farmington Avenue Hartford, CT 06105

Parking - We have limited parking on the HCT Campus; however parking is available in the Mark Twain House Visitor Parking Lot. Parking is not permitted in the front section of the HCT driveway or in the second circle driveway of Immanuel Congregational Church. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

From I-91 North or South
Take Exit 32A to get on I-84 West. Follow Directions Below
From Route 2 West
Follow Rte 2 West to I-84 West. Follow Directions below

From I-84 West and I-84 East
Take Exit 46 “Sisson Avenue” exit. At the end of the ramp (at light) turn RIGHT onto Sisson Ave.. At the end or Sisson Avenue, turn RIGHT onto Farmington Avenue. After approximately ¼ mile, on the RIGHT, will be the entrance to Mark Twain House parking. Park in OVAL LOT near Mark Twain Visitor Center. Follow Sidewalk to Farmington Avenue. Cross Farmington to get to HCT Main offices, classes and Carriage House Theatre.

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Hartford Children's Theatre
360 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Phone: 860-249-7970
Fax: 860-548-0783
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