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  List Of Children's Shows Now Playing
The Cat in the Hat  
Adventure Theatre MTC The Cat in the Hat
 
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've ever met. But what will mom find when she gets home...? Find out in this fun, family friendly stage adaptation of Dr. Seuss' beloved The Cat in the Hat at Adventure Theatre MTC at Glen Echo Park.
 
   
Matilda  
Olney Theatre Center Matilda
 
From the 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. Book by Dennis Kelly. Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin. Based on the book Matilda by Roald Dahl. Music Directed by Christopher Youstra. Choreography by Byron Easley. Directed by Peter Flynn. Age Guidance: If this were a film it would be rated PG.
 
   
  List Of Children's Shows Coming Soon
The Ballad of Mu Lan Opens Jun 26  
Imagination Stage The Ballad of Mu Lan
 
When China is forced to war with the invading Xia Xia, each family must send one man into battle. In her quest to protect her baba, our young heroine proves girls can do anything- including saving a nation. Inspired by Peking Opera, this partnership production with the Honolulu Theatre for Youth is full of music, pageantry, and humor.
 
   
Treasure Island Opens Jul 17  
Synetic Theater Treasure Island
 
This classic coming-of-age tale follows Jane Hawkins, an orphan who longs for adventure, as she is swept up on a wild hunt for buried treasure with a ruthless band of buccaneers. Along the way, Jane's bravery, morality, and sense of self are put to the test as she learns about her past and the path she wants to follow.
 
   
Aladdin Opens Jul 18  
The Kennedy Center Aladdin
 
Discover a whole new world at Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical flying into the Opera House at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
 
   
Cirque du Soleil - Volta Opens Jul 26  
Under the Big Top at Lerner Town Square at Tysons II Cirque du Soleil - Volta
 
VOLTA is a captivating voyage of discovery. It's about finding yourself, and unveiling your personal powers. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, the show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score. VOLTA is a story of transformation. It is about being true to oneself, fulfilling one's true potential and recognizing one's own power to make it possible. Ultimate freedom comes with self-acceptance, and with the liberation of the judgement of others. With this Goldstar offer you'll be sure to nab tickets to see this Cirque spectacular Under the Big Top at Lerner Town Square at Tysons II.