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 (2016)

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


Carnival of the Animals

Saturday, December 17, 2016, 2pm

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

Miller’s holiday “salute to feathers, fur, and fins” is back! Bring your friends and family and join us for a reinvigorated version of Lake Simons’ imaginative Carnival. Watch as everyday objects take on new lives as lions, elephants, and birds, through the incredible work of our puppeteers. Hear top-notch musical performances by some of the city’s best players. Whether you saw it last year or are joining us for the first time, it’s an experience that’s sure to delight imaginative audiences of all ages—whether you’re young or just young at heart.

Additional performance: Saturday, December 17 at 5pm


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

Additional Information

Tickets: $15 - $40 for adults, $9 - $24 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.