Carnival of the Animals
About The Series


Miller Theatre’s family programming combines theatrical staging with live music, designed to delight...

Program Notes

Carnival of the Animals (2019)

Read about this classic Saint-Saëns work, reinvigorated through the vision of director and designer Lake...


Carnival of the Animals

Saturday, December 21, 2019, 1pm

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Music by Camille Saint-Saëns, with poetry by Ogden Nash

Immerse yourself in the magical world of the animal kingdom as the beloved music of Carnival of the Animals is brought to life with charming and unconventional puppetry. Your imagination will be ignited as everyday objects take on new lives as lions, elephants, and birds in this classical holiday treat—sure to delight audiences of all ages!

Additional performance: Saturday, December 21 at 4:00 p.m.


  • Camille Saint-Saëns The Carnival of the Animals (1886)

Additional Information

Tickets: $15 - $30 for adults, $9 - $18 for children. 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.

Photo by Rob Davidson for Miller Theatre.