You thought you knew the story of the “The Three Little Pigs”… You thought wrong.

Circa ’21 (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island) presents their Children’s Summer Musical, The True Story of The Three Little Pigs, beginning this Tuesday Jun 18.

In this hysterical and clever fractured fairy tale that twists point of view and perspective, youngsters will finally hear the other side of the story of “The Three Little Pigs.”

There are two sides to every story, and when the Big Bad Wolf takes the stand in Piggslyvania’s Trial of the Century, he finally gets his say. But whether he’ll get a fair trial in a corrupt piggy court is anyone’s guess. Will the pigs’ splashy puppet show make a puppet out of justice, or is the wolf’s catchy song and dance about a sneeze gone wrong all razzle-dazzle? Enter the jury box and decide the fate of Big ’n’ Bad in this musical adaptation of the hit children’s book.

​The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs was named one of the “Top 100 Picture Books” of all time by School Library Journal.

Catch this hilarious onstage performance: Tuesday Jun 18, Thursday Jun 20, Saturday Jun 22, Tuesday Jun 25, Thursday Jun 27, Friday Jun 28, Saturday Jun 29, Tuesday Jul 2 and Saturday Jul 6, with doors opening at 9:30 a.m. and showtime of 10 a.m. You can catch a matinee on Saturday Jun 29 and Saturday Jul 6 with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. and showtime at 1 p.m.

All tickets are $9.50 per person and can be reserved by calling (309) 786-7733, ext. 2 or online at


Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.