See Trike Theatre’s Shows

Trike Theatre is Northwest Arkansas’s only professional theatre for youth and families. Our plays are performed in a no-shush zone! Meaning? If some of our youngest audience members get enthused mid-show, we actually like it and roll with it.

Our Next Shows:

The Best christmas pageant ever


In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids–probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem – and the fun – when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on!This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, and has become a holiday staple for groups across the United States!

Shows Dec 9-10 and Dec 16-17, 2022

Birdie & The Beanstalk


*NEW* A Trike Theatre original adaptation of the classic story, Jack and the Beanstalk.

Jack has gone up the beanstalk, leaving his little sister Birdie below as the lookout. Birdie wants to help Jack, but something is stopping her – her fear of something terrible happening. As Jack’s quest in Giant World becomes dangerous, Birdie’s fear grows. When Jack needs her help, Birdie has to summon the courage to overcome her fear by naming it, calming it, finding safety, and eventually taming her fear. With the help of Clementine the Cow and the audience, Birdie realizes she can embrace her fear to protect her family.

January 13-14, 2023

The Jungle book


Deep in an Indian jungle skulks the tiger Shere Khan. Mowgli, a human girl, must learn the language of the jungle to face this fierce hunter down. An original adaptation of this well-known story, The Jungle Book mixes theatrical storytelling with classical Indian dance. A collaboration of Trike Theatre, Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation and Megha Rao of Dhirana Dance, this performance features NWA youth actors and dancers amid professional adult actors. Join us to witness the strength of the jungle in The Jungle Book.

Shows Mar 25, 2023

the next gen project

Trike Theatre’s Resident Acting Company (TRAC) and their directors will work as an ensemble to create an original production from the ground up.

Shows May 12-13 and May 19-20, 2023

Our Recent Shows

There’s nothing quite like live theatre — being there — but recorded shows are pretty good too. See for yourself how Trike’s combination of professional artists, beside the rich raw talent of our young artists, brings audiences of all ages together.


Who’s turning the people of London into stone? Long after his Sherlock Holmes days, Doctor Watson and his tireless teen daughter Rose find themselves trying to solve a case Watson never wrote about. Pulled about by periodically missing mannequins, a banker turned stone, and several suspicious characters, they retrace the investigation, looking for the truth. Was there really a monster in London? 

Shows October 2022


In the kingdom of Auradon, your favorite Disney royalty are living happily ever after. That is until the teenage son of Belle and King Adam (aka ‘Beast’) offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of the evilest villains. Entering a completely foreign way of life, four Villain Kids have a difficult choice to make: follow in their parents’ wicked footsteps or learn to be good?


Alexander’s dad gets transferred to another city, and when Alexander learns he and his family will be moving, he immediately knows that he’ll hate it. He’ll hate it because he’ll never have a best friend like Paul again. And he’ll never have a great sitter like Rachel again. And he’ll never again have his soccer team or his car pool or kids who know him or … Anyway, he can’t bear to leave the people and places he loves, so he decides that he won’t move.


In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids — probably the most inventively awful kids in history. Enjoy the mayhem when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! Adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, this delightful comedy has become a holiday staple for groups across the country!

Get in on the Act. There’s Always Another Class Around the Corner.

Love the plays? The best path to joining them is through classes. Learn essential theatre skills and, more important, have lots of fun making friends! Don’t wait because Trike classes fill up fast.


Give ‘til It Hurts

Trike Theatre exists to recognize and cultivate young people’s creativity, build their character and strengthen communities. All through fun! But we can only do that with our own community’s support. Plus, Trike is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. So, your donation is 100% tax deductible next year and you’re making a 100% difference today.