Children's Fairyland is opening a children's community theater called Aesop's Playhouse which will fill a void in children's performing arts in Oakland. The highly-anticipated theater project is funded entirely by Measure DD.
With seating for nearly 200, the new theater is modeled after a traditional Greek amphitheater and will provide a place for the broadest range of children's performing arts groups throughout Oakland and the Bay Area to perform for audiences year-round. The children's community theater will open to the public this weekend (June 28-29) with performances by: Cotton Candy Express, Children's Fairyland Theater Program, Dimensions Dance Theater, E. W. Wainwright's African Roots of Jazz Performing Arts Academy and Ronn Guidi Foundation for the Performing Arts. For a complete schedule, visit www.fairyland.org.
Children's Fairylandbr> 699 Bellevue Avenuebr> Oakland, CA 94610br> www.fairyland.org
About Children's Fairyland
A non-profit organization, Children's Fairyland is the oldest storybook theme park in America. Since 1950, Fairyland is renowned for stimulating children's imaginations, creativity and desire to learn through multi-cultural and multi-lingual programs, including fairytales, sets, play-acting, storytelling, reading and animals. Visit www.fairyland.org
About Measure DD
Measure DD is a $198.25 million bond measure to fund restoration of the city's parks, trails, bridges, among other projects, in the city of Oakland.