It’s Show Time

The stories and sounds from some of your kids’ favorite books, CD’s, and TV shows are coming to a stage near you. Here’s the performance line-up, plus details on where and how to see them.

Dan Zanes and Friends
So many kids and parents love Dan Zanes, this concert is bound to sell out soon. The grammy-winning musician is coming to Strathmore in North Bethesda on May 2 with peformances at 1pm and 4pm. Tickets are $15 – $32.

Mary Poppins
Every kid should know how to spell sing “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!” The tale of the nanny with the magical touch is a classic, and this particular production of the Broadway musical has gotten great reviews. Coming to the Kennedy Center July 1 – August 22. Tickets are $25 – $125.

The Red Balloon
Such an endearing story, the movie version won an Oscar a few years ago. Now you and the kids can catch a small-stage production at Glen Echo Park’s Adventure Theatre April 30 – June 13. Tickets are $12/child and $15/adult. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

The beloved fairy tale will be performed by the Puppet Co. at Glen Echo Park April 16 – June 3. This marionette rendition transports the audience to 17th-century France with a production that has won accolades in the puppet world. Tickets are $10.

The Dancing Princesses
This musical based on the book by Allyson Currin and adapted from the tale by the Brothers Grimm is showing at Imagination Stage in Bethesda April 17 – May 16. Be among the first audiences to catch the world premiere of this one-act show. Tickets are $10 – $21.

Nickelodeon Presents: Storytime Live!
Coming to the Warner Theatre April 16 – April 18, this production featuring Nick Jr.’s favorite characters was mentioned in our last round-up of upcoming live performances, and now you can get a deal on tickets through Goldstar. At select times, seats are available for $9 – $19 (regularly $19 – $36).


Filed under Gradeschoolers, Live Entertainment, Music, Preschoolers, Theatre

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