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

  • We are feeling the loss
    Smiles and Frowns Playhouse, a community of adults and children, has suffered a loss with the untimely death of one of our young actors, Caroline Lupton. Our hearts are saddened and we offer our sincere sympathies to her family and friends at this devastating time. She will be remembered and she will be missed. We… Read more: We are feeling the loss