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Bedtime Stories (As Told by Our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up) - Kindleberger Summer Festival of the Performing Arts


Bedtime Stories (As Told by Our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up) - Kindleberger Summer Festival of the Performing Arts

The Kindleberger Summer Festival Youth Play was introduced in 1990, giving area youth an opportunity to participate in the magic of story telling on the stage! We are excited to present in 2022 the very appropriate youth production, Bedtime Stories (As Told by our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up), a nod to every parent who has had that bedtime experience when they’re completely out of gas and the kids don’t want to go to sleep! The youth production will be directed by Connar Klock, a first-time director for the Kindleberger Summer Festival. We welcome Connar to Kindleberger Park!

Play Synopsis: It’s Dad’s turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative: a prince with a snoring problem spices up The Princess and The Pea, The Boy Who Cried Wolf cries dinosaur instead, and Rumpelstiltskin helps turn all that pesky gold into straw. You may think you know your fairy tales, but not the way Dad tells them.

PERFORMANCE DATES are Wed-Fri, July 6-8 at 5:30pm, Sat, July 9 and Sun, July 10 at 3:30pm at The Stage in Kindleberger Park, Parchment, MI. Join us for one or five performances of a FREE family show for kids and adults alike! Lawn seating, bring chair or blanket, food vendors are on site to serve dinner or snacks for your pleasure! **No rain site for Stage performances.

Thank you to our MANY generous 2022 FESTIVAL SPONSORS!
The Irving S. Gilmore Foundation
Harold and Grace UpJohn Foundation
Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo
Bell's Brewery
Drug and Laboratory Disposal Inc
Lewis C. Howard, Inc.
Nieboer Heating & Cooling
Seelye Ford Kalamazoo
Mercantile Bank
Building Restoration
Advia Credit Union
DeAnna Phillips Realtor, Five Star Realty
Adams Heating & Cooling
What's New Estate Sales PUMC
State Farm Ins - Ty Kelley Agent
Prein & Newhof
T&L Rentals and Inflatables
SignCrafters, LLC
St Ambrose Catholic Church
Parchment Family Practice
FOP Kalamazoo Lodge #98
Butler, Toweson, and Payseno, PLLC
Knights of Columbus
Kalamazoo Corvette Club
Parchment Community Library
The Fountains Banquet Center
Hardings Friendly Market - Parchment
Parchment Garden Club
Parchment United Methodist Church
Biggby Coffee - Parchment
Ryan's Barbershop
Arbor Financial Credit Union
RiverRun Press
Midlink Business Park
Theatre Kalamazoo
American Cornhole League
T&J Towing

The Stage at Kindleberger
05:30 PM - 05:00 PM, every day through Jul 10, 2022.

Event Supported By

Kindleberger Arts Commission

Artist Group Info


The Stage at Kindleberger

Entrance to park at Park Ave and Hubbard
Parchment, Michigan 49004