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Carnival of the Animals Returns

Miller Theatre
at Columbia University 

announces its third year of the special holiday tradition for the whole family: 

Carnival of the Animals

featuring the music of Camille Saint­-Saëns and the poetry of Ogden Nash 

Lake Simons, director and designer

Laura Barger, music director

Jennifer Kidwell, narrator 


Saturday, December 16, 2017

2:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.

Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street)

Tickets: $15-$35 for Adults • $9-$21 for Children and Students 

Miller Theatre reimagines its holiday favorite, bringing new puppets and new surprises to celebrate “feathers, fur, and fins.” A peek behind the painted red curtain will charm and enchant, as director and designer Lake Simons returns to bring a sense of magic and fantasy to the Miller stage.

Featuring some of New York’s best musicians and most skillful puppeteers, this year’s Carnival will delight longtime fans and welcome first-timers into a world of wit and imagination. For the young and the young at heart, Miller Theatre welcomes all to come experience what is quickly becoming one of New York’s most beloved holiday traditions.

Recommended for ages 6 and up. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Each person, regardless of age, must have a ticket to be admitted.

Carnival of the Animals is a Miller Theatre at Columbia University production. Commissioned by Miller Theatre at Columbia University. 

Click here to download the full press release. 

Columbia University’s Miller Theatre is located north of the Main Campus Gate
at 116th St. & Broadway on the ground floor of Dodge Hall.

For photos, please contact Lauren Bailey at 212/854-1633 or lrb2113@columbia.edu.