The Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre's next show is going to have the whole family laughing. "Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook" is hitting the stage starting on March 9. 

Here's a look at the show:

What a day for Junie B. Jones. Someone took her gorgeous new furry fur mittens, and they didn’t put them in the lost and found box! But then she found the coolest new pen of many colors. Finders keepers, losers weepers! Right? But wait. Does that mean finders keepers on her mittens too? And on top of all that, there’s a dreamy new boy – let’s call him Handsome Warren – in kindergarten. Can you “finder keeper” a boyfriend?

"Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook" is by Allison Gregory, based on the book series by Barbara Park, and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.

The show takes the stage every Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. from March 9-31. There are also special spring break matinees from March 20-23 at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $10-$12.50. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Several special events are taking place along with the "Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook":

  • "Pay What You Can" preview night is 7 p.m. on March 8. Tickets must be purchased in person at the Arkansas Arts Center from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Stephens Inc. Visitors Center, or from 6-6:45 p.m. at the Children's Theatre Box Office, Lower Lobby Level. The maximum "pay what you can" ticket purchase is six tickets per person and additional tickets can be purchased at regular price.
  • Opening Night Dinner at Canvas is from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, March 9. Enjoy a meal at Canvas restaurant before the 7 p.m. performance. Choose from a full menu, including a special kid’s menu with plenty of child-friendly favorites, and coloring placemats featuring activities and artwork from the show. To make reservations, call (501) 907-5946.
  • Pajama Night at the theatre is Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m. Stickers are available at the Box Office before the show for children (and parents!) wearing pajamas. Regular admission ($10 for members, $12.50 for non-members) applies for this show.
  • March 17 is a special afternoon at the theatre: the show at 2 p.m. will be an ASL interpreted peformance. Visit the Box Office before the show for seating assistance.