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NCT to Present “The Flopsy Bunnies”

Help Mama Bunny find her "Flopsy Bunnies" at Nashville Children's Theatre starting Saturday, March 9.

Nashville Childrenโ€™s Theatre (NCT) proudly presents the world premiere of The Flopsy Bunnies: A Peter Rabbit Adventure, playing March 9 โ€“ June 30.

The show is part of NCTโ€™s Snuggery program, which offers immersive and interactive programming for young children from birth to age 5. All productions will take place on NCTโ€™s Snuggery stage, a cozy space built for a creative, immersive experience. Booster seats are provided to ensure everyone can witness the magic. ย 

About The Flopsy Bunnies: A Peter Rabbit Adventure

Based on the Beatrix Potter story, the show joins Mama Bunny on a quest to find her missing flopsy bunnies. Follow her through Mr. MacGregorโ€™s garden, tracing a trail of lettuce leaves in this fun, captivating play tailored for the very young. Be part of the joyous reunion of this bunny bunch, just in time for tea, with the assistance of a clever and resourceful friend. The play showcases actors Jennifer Whitcomb, who stars as Mama Flopsy, and Victoria Griffin, who plays Thomasina Tittlemouse. It is directed and created by Ernie Nolan, NCTโ€™s executive artistic director.ย 

โ€œThe Flopsy Bunnies combines curious whimsy with clever problem-solving. It has a playful storyline that encourages sharing, which is an important lesson for kids,โ€ Nolan said. โ€œWe are excited to present another world premiere production to young audiences and to bring joy to the community through this story. This show beautifully highlights the remarkable talents and expertise of our actors and production staff.โ€ย 

At-home activities

In preparation of the show, NCT also has a guide of at-home activities to build anticipation for the performance. Sing and dance to โ€œLittle Rabbit Fingerplay,โ€ play bunny-inspired games, grow a garden, create artwork, enjoy yummy bunny snacks and more. Visit hereย to see a full list of activity options.ย 

The show runs March 9 through June 30 on Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. A Snuggery 4-pack costs $15. Find more informationย atย ย 


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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.