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Giveaway: Elephant & Piggie are Coming to Adventure Theatre!


Adventure Theatre is kicking off a new season of productions especially for kids and families with a show that is sure to be a favorite. Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are In A Play!” is coming to the theater in Glen Echo Park September 20 – October 27 — and you have a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of tickets to see it!

The award-winning, best-selling children’s book jumps from page to stage as a musical experience you won’t forget! Gerald and Piggie are “bestus” friends, with Gerald taking care of all the worrying and Piggie living her best life. Piggie’s even happier and more excited than usual. They’re going to a party hosted by the Squirrelles! And so begins a day when anything is possible.

Elephant and Piggie’s “We Are In A Play!” is recommended for all ages. Tickets are $25 each with group and field trip rates available. All attendees require a ticket.

Elephant and Piggie’s “We Are In A Play!”
Where: Adventure Theatre MTC | Glen Echo Park, MD
When: September 20 – October 27
Tickets: $25

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Giveaway: For a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of tickets to Elephant and Piggie’s “We Are In A Play!” at Adventure Theatre, simply leave a comment below with your preferred date and time (after September 22) to see the show. Get an extra chance to win by entering on the KidFriendly DC Facebook Page, too. This giveaway will run through Saturday, September 21, 2019, then a winner will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!


This post is sponsored by Adventure Theatre, however, I only promote programs, places, and events that I genuinely believe in and think will be of interest to KFDC readers.


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Giveaway: Fun & Antics with The Cat in the Hat at Adventure Theatre this Summer!


Dr. Seuss is a big part of many a kid’s childhood (and our adulthood as we read his beloved books to our children). So, when an adaption of one his classics comes to a local stage, that’s a show the whole family can enjoy together. You can do that this summer as Adventure Theatre presents The Cat in the Hat. Based on the book that is a favorite of many, the show will delight audiences from June 21 – August 18. Even more, you have a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of tickets to see it!

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that the cat in the hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home…?

The Cat in the Hat can turn one of your afternoons (or evenings) into an amazing adventure, too! With weekday and weekend performances, tickets are $20 and available for purchase online or at the Box Office — I recommend getting them in advance, as shows could sell out. Of course, you can also try to win them through the giveaway below.

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Giveaway: For a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of tickets to The Cat in the Hat at Adventure Theatre, simply leave a comment below with your preferred date and time (after June 27) to see the show. Get an extra chance to win by entering on the KidFriendly DC Facebook Page, too. This giveaway will run through Wednesday, June 26, 2019, then a winner will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!

This post is sponsored by Adventure Theatre, however, I only promote programs, places, and events that I genuinely believe in and think will be of interest to KFDC readers.


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Giveaway: Matilda the Musical is Coming to Olney Theatre this Summer!


Those of you who went and saw Elf this past winter know that Olney Theatre Center has become a real hotspot for high-quality, professional theatre. This summer, they’re mounting a new production, Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, directed by Peter Flynn, who earned rave reviews for his recent production of Into the Woods at Ford’s Theatre downtown. Matilda is that rare creature: a musical that entertains both kids and adults, in keeping with the spirit of the original book.

From Roald Dahl, author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, comes another unlikely hero: Matilda Wormwood. Born to parents who prize their own ignorance and disdain books, learning, and any information they can’t get from television, Matilda somehow manages to emerge…a genius. Maybe even a magical one. However, she and the rest of the school are under the tyrannical rule of a deliciously devious villain, principal Agatha Trunchbull. Matilda embraces the fearful and terrifying moments of childhood with humor, hard-earned optimism, and astoundingly witty musical numbers. Songs like “Miracle,” “Naughty,” and “Revolting Children” will ring true to adults, and belong in the survival kit of any child making their way through pre-adolescence and beyond.

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical runs at Olney Theatre Center June 21 – July 21. Tickets are $54 – $99 and can be purchased online or through the Box Office. You can also try winning 4 tickets to the performance on Saturday, June 29, at 8pm through the giveaway below.

When you go, bring a new children’s book to donate!
One of the themes in Matilda is how books can change your life, how stories can inspire us to reach for our dreams, and how important it is to have adults in your life who can lift you up. That’s why Olney Theatre is partnering with two area organizations Velocity of Books and Maryland Book Bank to make sure every kid in our region has access to the stories that can help them be their truest selves. Bring a new children’s book with you when you come to see Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical at Olney Theatre. They’ll deliver the books to local organizations that promote literacy and educational opportunity in our region.

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Giveaway: For a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of tickets to Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical at Olney Theatre Center on Saturday, June 29, at 8pm, simply leave a comment below naming your or your child’s favorite children’s book. Get an extra chance to win by entering on the ” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>KidFriendly DC Facebook Page, too! This giveaway will run through June 23, 2019, then a winner will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!


This post is sponsored by Olney Theatre Center, however, I only promote programs, places, and events that I genuinely believe in and think will be of interest to KFDC readers.


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Giveaway: Enter to Win Tickets to Winnie the Pooh at Adventure Theatre!


Get ready for a gang of beloved animals friends to liven up Adventure Theatre this season. Winnie the Pooh will bring fun and antics to the stage from March 30 to May 26, and I’ve got a Family 4-Pack of tickets to see it for one lucky KFDC reader!

Based on the book by A.A. Milne, this production was adapted for the stage by le Clanché du Rand. Winnie the Pooh would spend every day of life humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat “a little something.” But today, Pooh and Piglet have to find the Heffalump, watch Rabbit scheme to rid the forest of Kanga’s dreaded bathtub, and help Eeyore search for his tail. Pooh’s intentions are always the best, but his passion for honey and condensed milk keeps getting him into trouble.

We actually saw a version of this at Adventure Theatre several years ago, and you can read a review here. (Note that the director and cast are different, but the story is the same.)

Tickets for Winnie the Pooh are $20 and can be purchased online or at the Box Office, though I always recommend getting them in advance because shows often sell out. Of course, you can also try to win them through the giveaway below.

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Giveaway: For a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of tickets to Winnie the Pooh at Adventure Theatre, simply leave a comment below with your preferred date and time to see the show. Get an extra chance to win by entering on the KidFriendly DC Facebook Page, too. This giveaway will run through Thursday, March 28, 2019, then a winner will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!


This post is sponsored by Adventure Theatre, however, I only promote programs, places, and events that I genuinely believe in and think will be of interest to KFDC readers.


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