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The 34th Annual Nutcracker
The 34th Annual Nutcracker

Join the Puppet Co. for our 34th annual The Nutcracker! This time honored seasonal celebration includes Tchaikovsky's familiar story of Clara and her prince, with some Puppet Co. nursery rhyme spin.

Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast

The animated classic that kicked off the "Disney Renaissance" in 1991 is even more magical when you experience it live. This Olney Theatre Center production is a sumptuous way to share the fun of live theater with family and friends this holiday season, featuring all your favorite songs like "Be Our Guest" and "Gaston" plus a powerful message that it's a person's actions - not their outward appearance - that truly defines them.

The Day You Begin
The Day You Begin

It's not easy to take those first steps into a place where nobody really knows you yet...but somehow you do it. This world premiere commissioned musical is based on one of Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence Jacqueline Woodson's most popular picture books.

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Hershel just wants to celebrate Hanukkah with the community, but the Queen and King of the Goblins have forbidden the lighting of the candles. Can Hershel save the day and lift the curse for this shtetl (village)? Script by Stephen Laughton. Original book written by Eric Kimmel and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman.

Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed

A new, high-energy musical to rock the holiday season! When clothing suddenly falls from the sky, Wilbur J. Mole Rat stuns the colony with his decision to get dressed! In a community where baring is caring and skin is in, can Wilbur find the courage to rock to the rhythm of his own electric guitar? Based on Mo Willemís beloved picture book, the show explores what can happen when we have the courage to be ourselves.

Squeakers and Mr. Gumdrop
Squeakers and Mr. Gumdrop

One snowy winter morning, Mr. Gumdrop prepares for his annual holiday party! When an unexpected and curious mouse appears, Mr. Gumdrop's routine is thrown for a loop. Can these two wildly different characters work together to get the holiday preparations done in time? This nonverbal, imaginative production captures the magic of making new friends and sharing ideas to accomplish big goals.

List Of Children's Shows Coming Soon

Cirque Dreams Holidaze
Cirque Dreams Holidaze Opens Dec 15

Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the stage in this popular and dazzling family holiday spectacular. This annual tradition wraps a whimsical, Broadway-style musical infused with contemporary circus artistry into the ultimate holiday gift for the entire family!

A Magical Cirque Christmas
A Magical Cirque Christmas Opens Dec 16

The Christmas tale begins as the Guardian of Time, who manages the changing of the seasons with his giant magical clock, finds himself less than thrilled to face the countdown to the 2022 holidays. In other words, he's not feeling it. An optimistic, magical Christmas fairy played by the glamourous and comedic magician Lucy Darling whom David Copperfield calls "a true original - hilarious and delightful; An EXCEPTIONAL new talent in magic" appears to help but despite her best intentions, causes time to go haywire when she breaks the clock.

A Family Christmas
A Family Christmas Opens Dec 24

Bring the kids for an unforgettable holiday experience as the Choral Arts Chorus fills the concert hall with holiday classics just for them! We'll take you on a merry tour of sing-alongs and Christmas favorites that will have your family singing all the way home. Expect a visit from Santa, Frosty, and Rudolph! This one-hour concert is perfect for children ages 5 and up.

Blippi The Musical
Blippi The Musical Opens Mar 23

You and your whole family are going to have so much fun, dancing, singing and meeting amazing new friends LIVE on stage in your town! Wow look at that! It's a plane, a tractor, a fire truck and a train, just some of the many discoveries we're going to make together!

Aladdin
Aladdin Opens Apr 19

Aladdin, adapted from the Disney film and centuries-old folktales including "One Thousand and One Nights," is brought to fresh theatrical life in this bold new musical. Aladdin's journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. This new production features a full score, including the five cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack and more written especially for the stage.

Madagascar The Musical
Madagascar The Musical Opens May 26

Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto the stage in this live musical spectacular. This smash hit musical features all of your favourite crack-a-lackin' friends as they escape from their home in New York's Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien's Madagascar.