2012-2013 Season


RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL PERFORMANCES. All plays, dates and times are subject to change. Please reserve your tickets online or call us at 210-227-2751 to reserve and pay for your tickets by phone.


Welcome to The Magik Theatre's 19th Season! Over 1.5 million people have experienced the sights and sounds of The Magik Theatre since our first curtain came up in 1994. Our productions bring books to life for young audiences and their families at affordable ticket prices.


We encourage you to share this unique experience with your children - watch a show together, talk as a family about what you learned and encourage your children to read. Ignite your imagination at The Magik Theatre, Where Imagination is Education



THE KID WHO RAN FOR PRESIDENT (Oct 5 - Nov 3) View Details

Tuesday – Friday 9:45am & 11:30am

Friday at 7pm & Saturdays at 2pm


Play and lyrics by Richard Rosen;

Based on a book by Dan Gutman


Make this an election to remember by teaming up with 12-year old Judson Moon, who with the help and persuasion of his best friend, elects to run for President after deciding that he could do a better job. Judson catches the attention of the national media and Congress is forced to lower the age requirement for a presidential candidate.  Learn about the political system and witness a televised debate between Mitt Romney, President Obama and Judson Moon!

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JUNIE B. JONES IN JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS
(Nov 14 - Dec 22)
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Tuesday – Friday 9:45am & 11:30am

Friday at 7pm & Saturdays at 2pm


Book your tickets now for our
Holiday Fun Night, Friday, November 16, 6 pm


Play by Allison Gregory;
Based on a book series by Barbara Park

Junie B. returns to San Antonio and The Magik Theatre in this hilarious holiday tale! Between taking part in the holiday pageant and picking a Secret Santa gift for her big rival, Tattletale May, there’s never a dull moment in the life of the world's funniest first grader.  With Santa watching her like a hawk, will Junie B. make the right choice and give May something other than a lump of coal? Junie B. will steal your heart—and brighten your spirits—with her last-minute choice.

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2013
DR. SEUSS'S THE CAT IN THE HAT & OTHER TALES
(Jan 9 - Feb 16)
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Tuesday – Friday 9:45am & 11:30am

Friday at 7pm & Saturdays at 2pm


Originally produced by The National Theatre of Great Britain;
Based on the book by Dr. Seuss


From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mum find when she gets home? Be transported to a world adult and children all over the world have come to know - don’t miss as this classic book comes to life on stage

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RAPUNZEL (Feb 27 - Mar 30) View Details

Tuesday – Friday 9:45am & 11:30am

Friday at 7pm & Saturdays at 2pm

**Additional performances Saturday, March 23 & 30 at 6pm


Book and Lyrics by David Crane & Marta Kauffman
(creators of NBC's "Friends")

Parents and children will love this witty retelling of a fairy tale classic about a strong-willed young girl, Rapunzel, who was taken from her real parents by a wicked witch who pretends to be her mother. With a book and lyrics by two creators of the hit television show Friends, rest assured this fairy tale isn't going to be business as usual.
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THE VELVETEEN RABBIT (Apr 10 - May 11) View Details

Tuesday – Friday 9:45am & 11:30am

Friday at 7pm & Saturdays at 2pm

NO PERFORMANCES April 26 & 27 due to Fiesta

**Additional performance May 11 at 6pm


Adapted for the stage by Brian Burgess Clark
Based on the book by Margery Williams
Guest Director David Saar, Artistic Director of Childsplay, Tempe, Arizona

This American classic brings to life a heart rendering story
of the transformative power of love, VELVETEEN RABBIT tells the tale of a little boy who receives a stuffed rabbit as a gift. The rabbit becomes the boy's constant companion, and as the seasons change the boy comes to love him as a real friend. Even the "grown-up" of audiences will be reminded of and moved by the simple joys and magic of childhood.

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FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY THE MUSICAL (May 22 - June 15) View Details

Tuesday – Friday 9:45am & 11:30am

Friday at 7pm & Saturdays at 2pm

**Select performances beginning May 28 - please call for availability or reserve online


Music and Lyrics by Gary Kupper;
Based on the books by Julianne Moore

FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY THE MUSICAL, based on the beloved New York Times Best Selling book by celebrated Julianne Moore, teaches us all to learn to love the skin we're in. Freckleface Strawberry will do anything to get rid of her freckles - from scrubbing them with soap, to covering them up with makeup and even wearing a ski mask to school! Will her schoolmates realize it's her under her the mask? Freckleface learns that everyone is different - and that's what makes everyone special.

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TREASURE ISLAND (June 26 - July 27) View Details

Wednesdays at 10:30am

Fridays at 7pm

**Select Fridays at 10:30am and Saturdays at 2pm - please call for availability or reserve online


Adapted for the stage by David Morgan;

Based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson

Set sail on the high seas with the original pirate story about a boy, Jamie Hawkins, who is taken by a band of pirates in search of lost treasure. When Jamie learns of the pirate plans for mutiny, he discovers he must pick a side, forcing him to grow up and do the right thing. Climb aboard and experience the tale that became the model for all of the pirate films that followed.

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SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL (Aug 9 - Sept 21) View Details

Wednesdays at 10:30am

Fridays at 7pm

**Select Saturdays at 2pm

**Beginning September 6, school-year schedule resumes with 9:45am and 11:30am performances Tuesday-Friday


Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty;

Music by Stephen Flaherty;

Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; Based on the works of Dr. Seuss


One of The Magik Theatre's favorite musical, this show tells the tale of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of

dust containing Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent

off to military school for thinking too many "thinks."

Don't miss a show about the power of friendship, loyalty, family and community, set to a beautiful and lively score.

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