My imaginative nine-year-old daughter Eve and I had the pleasure of attending opening night of a play about, well, an imaginative nine-year-old girl. When She Had Wings is the newest production from Imagination Stage, and this original children's play helps the theater live up to its name.
While many productions at Imagination Stage are based upon well known books and fables, this is one tells a completely new story, written by Susan Zeder, one of our country's leading playwrights for young Read more...
Disney On Ice's 100 Years of Magic is coming to the Eagle Bank Arena in Fairfax (formerly known as the Patriot Center) October 21 - 25, 2015.
The iconic family ice show features a retrospective of kids’ favorite Disney characters over the past century, beginning with ol’ Steamboat Willie himself and all the way up to Anna, Elsa and Olaf from Frozen. Mickey Mouse leads a parade of characters including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and an ensemble of Disney Princesses. Families can sing Read more...
June 9-21, Disney’s Newsies will be playing at The National Theatre.
You can win TWO tickets!
"They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines…."
The Broadway musical hit NEWSIES is hitting DC's newstands and The National Theatre this June. The smash-hit, crowd-pleasing musical is the winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography. The New York Times calls it "A musical worth singing about!" Filled with one heart-pounding song and dance number after another, Read more...
THE KIDZ BOP KIDS’ “MAKE SOME NOISE” TOUR ROLLS INTO SILVER SPRING JUNE 5TH, 2015
Kidz Bop, that fun music brand that makes current pop rated K for Kids, is bringing the “Make Some Noise” tour to Silver Spring!.
The singing Kidz Bop kids will take the stage to perform family-friendly versions of today’s biggest hits in an energetic and interactive live show.
Want to go with your family? How about FOUR tickets to the show?
JUST LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW WITH THE NAME OF THE SONG Read more...
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz at Adventure Theatre-MTC is truly wonderful.
My three children and I saw Adventure Theatre-MTC's latest production, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and it was magical. Based upon the first book in the Oz series (not the MGM movie), the traditional tale of a young girl navigating a storybook land was joyously adapted by playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton.
I am a little obsessed with the whimsical mastery of Director Roberta Gasbarre and how she combines puppetry, movement Read more...
On Valentines Day, Saturday February 14, SteveSongs will play THREE seriously fun concerts at Jammin Java as part of their Tot Rock series.
Choose from the 10:30am, 12:30pm or 2:30pm shows. Pick the time that works best for your nap/basketball/swim meet cuckoo crazy family schedule!
SteveSongs blends smart lyrics, catchy melodies & thoughtful messages into fun participatory songs that kids & adults love. He will be performing tunes that your kids love from his PBS Kids Mornings Read more...
Pippin, the Broadway hit, is coming to the National December 16 – January 4
This four-time Tony Award-winning musical is full of extraordinary acrobatics, Fosse-inspired choreography and songs from the composer of Wicked. What a fabulous holiday treat!
I am excited to offer you a 10 percent discount on the ticket price. Just enter the password CELEBRATION when purchasing online.
Show Times for entire run:
Tuesday Evening 7:30 PM
Wednesday Read more...
I know I always blog that Disney on Ice is so great for families, but OMG, Frozen on Ice is the best show yet.
The special effects, combined with everyone's favorite winter's tale of sisterly love, is incredible. My kids, jaded Disney on Ice regulars that we are, were astounded by the show's beauty. The lights! The snow! Sven on skates! Olaf losing his head and butt! Kristoff does flips!
And most importantly ELSA and ANNA are there, singing and skating! Waving to you! You Read more...
My kids and I had a blast at the opening night of Marvel Universe LIVE! at the Verizon Center. The show was packed with surprises. But this post contains NO SPOILERS. There were many twists and unexpected thrills that I will not give away, because you should truly take your kids to see it. Here are simply the cool factor surprises that made this arena show stand out in live family entertainment.
7. Pyrotechnics - There were more blasts of light, fire and seemingly-real explosions in the Read more...