North Texas Performing Arts Page to Stage series develops literacy through the performing arts by bringing beloved books to life! Children and teachers alike will be delighted by our fully-staged musicals performed by a professional troupe of actors. Theatre field trips are the perfect compliment to your literacy and arts curriculum.

Shows are approximately 1hr and perfect for preschool-5th grade.

Questions? Email Samantha at

“Thank you for a fantastic field trip today! Please let the cast and crew know that everyone, including the adults, had a great time and were very impressed by such a great performance. Hopefully I’ll be seeing you again next school year!”

Two Ways to Engage!

Field Trip Shows: Your school comes to our theatre!

Give your students the full theatre experience by taking a field trip to the theatre. Students will see a full production with theatre lighting, sets, and sound. Our performing arts facilities provide raised seating giving every child the perfect view to enriching educational performing arts.

Touring Shows: We come to your school!

Bring the art of theatre straight into your school building! We bring the actors, sets, props and theatre magic to you. Perfect for schools with tight budgets or tight schedules. Shows are flexible and can perform in any space. Approximate run time: 45 minutes.

Mother Goose News Hour

Book Your Field Trip or Tour Performance!


Little Boy Blue has gone missing! Oh where, oh where could he be? Don’t fret—The Mother Goose News Hour is on the case, providing live coverage of the latest and greatest happenings in the world of nursery rhymes. Hum along to your favorites as we watch Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater and a cast of familiar characters band together to give us the news and unravel the mystery.

Touring Dates

Monday July 15- Thursday July 18
Monday July 29-Friday August 2

In-House/Field Trip Dates

Monday, July 22, 10:00 AM
Tuesday, July 23, 10:00 AM
Wednesday, July 24, 10:00 AM
Thursday, July 25, 10:00 AM
Friday, July 26, 10:00 AM
*show times may be added based on school/program interest

Saturday, July 27, 11:00 AM


Director: Samantha Reser
Written by Robin Blasberg


Field Trip Pricing: For audiences up to 230

  • $10/ticket (One free chaperone ticket for every 10 tickets purchased.)
  • $5/ticket for Title 1 Schools (no free chaperone tickets)
  • $12/ticket for individual public tickets

Touring Pricing: For audiences up to 300

  • 1 Performance: $900
  • 2 Performances: $1,350
  • 3 Performances: $1,600

Additional charges may be added if touring location is more than 15 miles from Willow Bend Center of the Arts (located at The Shops at Willow Bend).

Subsidized rates/discounts available based on need and availability of funding. Inquire when booking.

A 25% deposit is required to confirm booking.

Our Theatre

Willow Bend Center of the Arts
6121 W. Park Blvd. B216
Plano, TX 75093

Become a Page to Stage Sponsor

We are determined to bring the magic of theatre and the love of reading to children from all walks of life. With access to our programming, children in underprivileged communities will be freed from the limits placed on them by poverty. We welcome you to join us in bringing the performing arts to DFW Title 1 schools, inner-city organizations, and family shelters.
Are you ready to support reading, creativity, and imagination for every student?

Learn more about becoming a Page to Stage sponsor