Phone: (608) 255-2080

About Us

Children’s Theater of Madison has been engaging and delighting families for over 45 years. We are excited to bring you professional presentations of shows for all ages, education to advance theater and acting skills in children, and memorable entertainment that brings friends, family, children, and adults together to share in the magic of live theater.  On stage and in our classrooms, we inspire wonder and excitement, nurture confidence, and ignite imaginations!

Information for Moms

This century-old family favorite is brought to new life with a contemporary musical adaptation, October 12-27th in The Playhouse at Overture Center. (Full Story)
CTM will be hosting an evening to remember Nancy Thurow, long-time Artistic Director and one of CTM’s founders on May 31st at 7:00pm in the Playhouse, Overture Center.(Full Story)
The award-winning musical, Aladdin comes to Overture Center’s Playhouse May 3-19, 2013 in a special dual-language edition (DLE).(Full Story)
Set in Wisconsin, Spun with Elements of
Native American Style and Lore
Based on the book by E.B White
Adapted by Joseph Robinette
Directed by Xan S. Johnson
October 20 - November 4, 2012
The Playhouse at Overture Center for the Arts(Full Story)

Children's Theatre of Madison FAQ

Q: Do your shows have only child actors?
No, we have adults and children actors in all of our shows.

Q: How can I get involved with a performance?
We list all upcoming auditions on our website.

Q: Where are the performances?
All performances are at Overture Center for the Arts.

Q: Do you offer acting classes?
CTM offers a wide variety of classes for the new and experienced young performer. During the summer we run our acclaimed Summer Drama School, and throughout the year we offer studio and after school classes. Scholarships are available.

Q: How long has CTM been doing performances?
Children’s Theater of Madison has been engaging and delighting families for over 45 years.