GIVEAWAY: Newsies at The National Theatre

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...

GIVEAWAY: Kidz Bop Show at The Fillmore

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...

Go See The Wonderful Wizard of Oz at Adventure Theatre-MTC

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...

SteveSongs at Jammin’ Java on Valentine’s Day, Saturday Feb. 14

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...

GIVEAWAY + Discount: Pippin at The National Theatre

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! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9U2Ji5-MebA 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...

Frozen on Ice: Disney on Ice’s Finest Show Yet

I know I always blog that Disney on Ice is so great for families, but OMG, Frozen on Ice is the best show yet. Seriously. 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...

7 Marvel Universe LIVE! Surprises

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...

GIVEAWAY: FROZEN Disney on Ice in Fairfax, VA

Disney on Ice Brings FROZEN to the Rink We are big, huge, massive fans of Disney on Ice at our house. We are also in the midst of a full-blown, unbelievable Frozen obsession (it has been going strong since Thanksgiving.) I know we are not alone. So it is pretty exciting that Disney on Ice is bringing Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff, Sven and the gang to the Patriot Center in Fairfax October 22 - 27. Here is a video sneak peek. Tickets are on sale now for all 12 shows. Date and Time Read more...

GIVEAWAY: Cirque du Soleil AMALUNA at National Harbor, 4 Tickets

My family and I attended our first ever Cirque du Soleil performance, Amaluna, and we were awestruck. Would you like to go, too? Amaluna is at National Harbor Washington DC until September 21.  Amaluna is Cirque du Soleil’s 32nd production and the artistic company will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2014. For the first time in Cirque du Soleil’s history, Amaluna features a cast that comprises 70% women, with a 100% female band. Director Diane Paulus, winner of a 2013 Tony Award Read more...