February 2017 - Children & Family

Goldilocks

January 20 - February 19, 2017

Presenter: the Puppet Co.

Recommended Ages: 5 years old - Adult

Location: the Puppet Co. Playhouse

Admission: $12

Contact Phone: 301-634-5380

http://www.thepuppetco.org

 


Goldilocks is on trial, and the audience decides if it was breaking-and-entering or an innocent mistake. This musical romp illustrates that there are two sides to every story, with the same circumstances seen from very different points of view. Told with rod puppets and giant hand puppets, this production keeps the audience guessing while including all the favorite elements of the classic children's fairytale.

 

Age recommendation: 3 1/2 years old - 9 years old; Running time: 40 minutes.

 

Purchase tickets at www.thepuppetco.org

Ella Enchanted

February 3 - March 19, 2017

Presenter: Adventure Theatre MTC

Recommended Ages: All ages

Location: Adventure Theatre

Contact Phone: 301-634-2270

http://www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org

 


 

Based on the Newberry Honor book by Gail Carson Levine. Baby Ella of Frell is given the "gift" of obedience by Lucinda, a misguided fairy, and thus cannot disobey any direct order. Then when tragedy stikes, Ella is reduced to an obedient servant in her new home with Dame Olga. Can Ella find a way to rid herself of the troublesome curse?

 

Purchase tickets at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org

Saturday Art Explorers

Ongoing

Saturday - 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture

Recommended Ages: Kids under 10 years old

Location: Candy Corner

Admission: $5 per parent/child pair, or $8 for two children with adult

Contact Phone: (301) 634-2228

http://glenechopark.org/artexplorers

 


 

Every Saturday morning drop in at the Candy Corner for some art activites. Most activites take around 30 minutes and change from week to week. No pre-registration required.

Presented by the Glen Echo Park Partnership with generous support of The Primary Day School.

Jack and the Beanstalk

February 23 to March 26, 2017

Presenter: the Puppet Co.

Recommended Ages: 5 years old - 9 years old

Location: the Puppet Co. Playhouse

Admission: $12

Contact Phone: 301-634-5380

http://www.thepuppetco.org

 


A timely version of the classic children's tale about the young lad that doesn't know beans about trading, but still manages to climb his way to the top. Jack finds that happiness lies in helping others rather than mere personal gain. Told with rod puppets and some surprising twists, Jack has long been a favorite of our audiences.

 

Age recommendation: 5 years old to 9 years old; Running time: 45 minutes.

 

Purchase tickets at www.thepuppetco.org