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Follow the worrying Toad and upbeat Frog on their adventures in the Derby Dinner children's theatre show A Year with Frog and Toad, which opens Saturday.

A Year with Frog and Toad will take place on Feb. 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.  Breakfast shows begin at 10 a.m. with buffet starting at 9 a.m., and lunch shows start at 1:15 p.m. with buffet beginning at 12 p.m.  All performances are to happen at Derby Dinner Playhouse, located at 525 Marriott Ave. in Clarksville, IN.

Tickets are $16 for each breakfast show and $21 for each lunch show.  All tickets can be purchased at the Derby Dinner box office, the Derby Dinner website, or by calling the box office at 812-288-8281.  More information on the show can be found at the chldren's theatre website.

A Year With Frog and Toad is a musical that follows the two amphibious friends - one a worrysome, sometimes careful Toad, and one upbeat Frog - in a season of adventures the kids will enjoy. The two friends come out of hibernation in the spring, swim in the summer, rake leaves (while squirrels make a mess of things) in fall, and sledding in the Winter.  A fun time to be had by children and children at heart.

Matt Wallace directed A Year With Frog and Toad, which features Cary Wiger as Frog and Bill Hanna as Toad.  Other cast members include Chris Bryant, Janet Essenpreis, Carly Stotts, and Kiersten Vorheis.  

The musical is based on the children's stories Frog and Toad, which Arnold Lobel created.  

During Frog and Toad's run, Derby Dinner will is also presenting Little Shop of Horrors.  That show will continue until March 30.  The next childrens theatre show will be Awesome Allie: First Kid Astronaut.  That production will begin in May.  

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A near life-long resident of Louisville, Brian has written for Louisville.com since spring 2010. He has also written for various publications and online sites, including the Mount Vernon Democrat and Louisville Catholic Sports. Brian spends most of his free time enjoying the theatre scene, hanging out at the nearest coffee shop, and enjoying life.

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