From its sold out run at the Boston Children’s Museum, Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are In A Play” will be performing on the main stage for four performances only!

Get ready for a musical experience, ripped from the pages of Mo Willems’ beloved, award-winning, best-selling children’s books, that will leave audiences doing the “Flippy Floppy Floory” dance all night long!

An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are best, best, “bestus” (a word Gerald and Piggie made up that means “very best”) friends, but Gerald worries that something could go wrong that would end their friendship. Piggie is not worried at all. She’s even happier and more excited than usual. That’s because she and Gerald are invited to a party hosted by the Squirrelles, three singing squirrels who love to have a good time. And so begins a day when anything is possible.

Filled with beloved characters and lively songs, Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!” is a perfect fun-filled family adventure at the theater!  This production is recommended for all ages!

Performances take place Tuesday, February 19 through Friday, February 22 at 1pm.

All tickets are $20

Photos from the December 2018 performances at the Boston Children's Museum

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Gerald BC Williams
Abigail Mack
Squirelles Marie Libbin, Lily Ramras, Brianna LaShay Smith


Director Jeri Hammond
Musical Director Nathan Urdangen
Choreographer Laurel Conrad
Production Stage Manager Heather Radovich
Set & Props Designer Matthew T. Lazure
Lighting Designer B.C. Williams

Based on the Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems
Published by Hyperion Books for Children
Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma

This play was comissioned by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and was first produced at the Kennedy Center during the 2013–2014 season.

ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE’S WE ARE IN A PLAY is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.