Traveling Lantern Theatre Company
March 2, 2014 - May 25, 2014
By The Ensemble

As part of an exciting ongoing partnership with the long-established and well-reputed Traveling Lantern Theatre Company, Artists Rep is thrilled to offer interactive theatre performances for children in its Alder lobby staring Sunday morning at 11am. The performances will run approximately 45 minutes and include a Q&A with the cast afterward. Kids 0-2 years old are FREE all others are $5. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by clicking here.


Based in Portland, Traveling Lantern has been educating and entertaining children nationwide for more than 25 years. Since 2004 it has been led by professional actors KB Mercer as Managing Director and Doren Elias as Artistic Director. The New York Public Library and Yosemite National Park are Traveling Lantern’s largest patrons but they company also performs for library summer reading programs, museums, and community centers in Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin, and the greater New York area.


Traveling Lantern’s 23-show repertoire of original plays includes children’s classics, historical biographies and modern fantasies. All Traveling Lantern productions are interactive, fast, fun and funny with a team of two actors, who perform with a variety of character and costume changes.


A typical audience age is K-6 grade children, but shows are designed to entertain the whole family. Traveling Lantern’s mission is to bring great stories to children, to draw them into an active theatre experience, to excite their minds and to tickle their imaginations.  More information:


“We are DELIGHTED to be partnering with Artists Rep,” said KB Mercer, Managing Director of Traveling Lantern. “This will be the first time we have ever had a regular ‘home’ for weekly performances, and we look forward to a lot of screaming, happy PDX kids.”


Sundays 11am shows @ Artists Rep's Alder Lobby


Traveling Lantern Schedule for 2014


2 – Greek Mythology

9 – Caterpillar Hunter
16 – Bilbo’s Journey
23 – Greek Mythology
30 – Caterpillar Hunter


6 – Johnny Appleseed
13 – Bilbo’s Journey
20 - No show for Easter Sunday

27 – Johnny Appleseed


4 – Greek Mythology 
11 – Johnny Appleseed

18 – Bilbo’s Journey

25 – Johnny Appleseed




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