These are rocky times for local arts orgs, but Seattle Children's Theatre is looking ahead to its new season, another fine mix of sweet, cleverly produced shows for little ones and more challenging fare for older kids.
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SCT's 2009-10 season:
Mysterious Gifts: Theatre of Iran (Sept. 25-Oct. 11, ages 10 and up): Theater from Iran by performance artist Yaser Khaseb; If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (Oct. 16-Nov. 29, ages 3 and up): An adaptation of Laura Numeroff's sweet story about a mouse who pesters a little boy; Peter Pan (Nov. 13-Jan. 10, ages 6 and up): Yes, there will be flying! Pero (Jan. 15-Feb. 14, ages 6 and up): The wonderful Speeltheatre Holland is back onstage at SCT with a story about love thwarted and then restored; Into the Northern Lands: Nordic Myths (Feb. 12-March 14, ages 8 and up): Adaptations of Norse myths; Getting Near to Baby (March 12-April 18, ages 8 and up): A pair of sisters are sent to live with relatives after a family tragedy, and things work out just fine after a bumpy start; The Brementown Musicians (April 9-May 16, ages 5 and up): An adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairytale.