Smiles and Frowns Playhouse

Smiles and Frowns Playhouse is a nonprofit organization dedicated to producing live children’s theatre in Pitt County, NC. School-age participants perform on stage and work behind the scenes.

We have introduced this magical artform to several thousand young people since our first show back in 1986, and look forward to many more years of providing quality children’s theatre for the families of eastern North Carolina.

Next on Stage

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

A couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids – probably the most inventively awful kids in history.

Latest News

  • June 22 Work Day
    We are planning a work day to get things organized in our storage rooms at the Ayden Recreation Center. Join us at 9:30am on Saturday June 22 as we put away costumes and props, rearrange the set room, and generally tidy things up from our past season. We ask that young children be accompanied by… Read more: June 22 Work Day