Make a Note :

Marbles will close at 3pm on Saturday, April 26 to prepare for Marbles Imagination Ball.

Storybook Theater

Enjoy professional performances of popular children’s tales. Live theater jumpstarts imagination, lengthens the attention span and boosts interest in reading. One-hour performances are perfect for young audiences, and ticket prices are designed to introduce more families to professional live theater. Bring your family and discover the magic! In partnership with the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts.

Tickets on sale online now. Click here to purchase tickets. Friends of Marbles receive a discount on single tickets with special offer code MARBLES. A portion of proceeds benefits Marbles Kids Museum.

Jim Henson's Sid the Science Kid Live!
(Nationally-produced Show)

May 9-11, 2014 | Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
May 9 - 6:30pm
May 10-11 - 11am & 2pm
Kids and parents alike will be thrilled as Sid, May, Gabriela and Gerald come to town to discover the excitement and curiosities of the world! Sid the Science Kid Live! will have the whole family cheering, exploring and dancing—eager to figure out more about the great unknown together! Based on the popular PBS Kids television show produced by The Jim Henson Company.

How I Became a Pirate
(Locally-produced Live Theater)
July 11-July 13 & July 18-July 20 | A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater
July 11 - 6:30pm
July 12-13 - 11am & 2pm
July 18 - 6:30pm
July 19-20 - 11am & 2pm
Terrific songs like "A Good One To Boot," "Green Teeth," "I'm Really Just a Sensitive Guy," "You've Got to Talk Like a Pirate,"  "Pirates Dot Aaargh!," and many others will have you rolling in the aisles and leaving the theatre secretly wishing for Braid Beard and the gang to one day pay you a visit. Based on the popular book by Melinda Long and Illustrations by David Shannon.

 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
(Locally-produced Live Theater)

 November 28-December 24 | A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater
The beloved Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer® and his friends soar off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season.  We will bring to life the magical world of the North Pole in a large-scale, spectacle-filled musical with all the classic songs.  From fleeing the Abominable Snow Monster™ to saving  Christmas, join Rudolph® and his friends, Clarice™, Hermey the Elf™ and Yukon Cornelius™ as their adventures teach us that what makes you different can be what makes you special.  Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the little misfit in all of us.


Marbles Kids Museum price: $17 Dress & Orchestra | $12 Mezzanine & Balcony

Use special offer code MARBLES!

(General tickets: $19 Dress & Orchestra | $14 Mezzanine & Balcony)