565 W. Tuscarawas Ave, Barberton, Ohio

Professional Theatre for Young Audiences & Families


For the Public

Magical Theatre Company is Northeast Ohio's only professional resident and touring Theatre for Young Audiences. Dedicated to bringing the finest quality theatre to the young and young at heart, we’ve brought Theatre Magic to thousands of families for 40 years. So bring your family to Magical Theatre Company and create memories that will last a lifetime!


For Educators

We use the magic of live theatre to encourage children to read, develop critical and creative thinking, and to be curious about the world around them. We are dedicated to bringing the finest quality theatre to young people. At MTC we take stories from page to stage and make curriculum connections with theatrical experiences your students will talk about for years to come.


For Organizations

MTC provides quality, Professional Theatre for Young Audiences right here in Northeast Ohio, so come on and take advantage of it! Bring your Church, Scouts or Club to a performance at Magical Theatre Company, or have us come to you. Let the Magic begin!

Upcoming Events

Theatre Classes

Magical Theatre Company has partnered with Wayne Center for the Arts to offer a new and exciting acting class for students!

The FUNdamentals of Acting

February 3 - March 17, 2018     Saturdays 10:00-11:30am    Ages 8-12 years

The focus of the curriculum will be skill building for young actors in the 8-12 age range

Click here for more information




Celtic Rush

It's time to get in shape for St. Patrick's Day and we'll make it easy for you! Celtic Rush, a traditional Irish band, will perform with a variety of instruments including fiddles, guitars, tin whistle, upright bass, mandolin and Irish drum (bodhran). And then it's a quick jig across the street to Ignite Brewing for a pint or tow. Slainte!


Saturday, February 17, 2018  7:00pm

Click here to get tickets.


Announcing Magical Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season:

Resident Shows:

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Oct 2017

Larger Than Life: American Tall Tales & The Magnificent Goat Brothers - Nov 4, 2017

Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe Dec 2017

1984  Jan/Feb 2018

Celtic Rush - Feb 17, 2018

Love Letters - Apr 7, 2018

Curious George & the Golden Meatball - May 2018

Touring Shows:

Larger than Life: American Tall Tales


KidScripts (Sold Out)

Akron Symphony Concerts for Kids

Bookings for student matinees and touring shows on sale now.

Tickets for public performances on sale now!

Magical Theatre News

Thank you and congratulations to our dear friend - and fairy godmother - Sophie Albrecht. She, and her work with Magical Theatre, is featured in the 2016-2017 Spirit of Philanthropy.

photo of restored theater interior

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