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‘Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed’ at Imagination Stage will rock a...

An absurd yet poignant musical about the courage to go against the norm.

In ‘Bluey’s Big Play,’ a hit TV show for kids comes...

For parents, a delight of the show is the squeals coming from the tots on our laps.

In a bubble of cheer, ‘The Day You Begin’ debuts at...

Kids prepare to start school in a new musical that's big on empowerment and inclusivity.

‘Princess and the Goblin’ is a solid pick for family fun...

The young cast of this new musical has an energy that’s contagious.

Puppet Co.’s ‘Halloween Spooktacular’ is spooky-but-not-too-scary family fun

The show is perfectly aimed at young audiences and adults interested in puppetry alike.

Every kid’s a hero in ‘The Hero of Everything’ at InterAct...

And several jokes in the script went over the heads of the little ones but elicited guffaws from the caregivers.

‘Milo the Magnificent’ at The Puppet Co. delights kids and grownups...

When the would-be magician does tricks, weird and wonderful things happen.

The Puppet Co. updates a fairytale with girl power in...

It's like a trip back in time and the young audience loves it.

A fun and nerdy musical for kids, ‘Dr. Wonderful (And Her...

The interactive and offbeat show has book and lyrics by Lauren Gunderson.

‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins’ musical with puppets triumphs at Imagination Stage

The show is not 'dumbed down.' It is sophisticated, believing that children are intelligent enough to grasp its concepts and themes, and they absolutely do.

‘Fantastagirl and the Math Monster’ allays kids’ fears at Adventure Theatre

The bold and bright musical aimed at the elementary school set has some good advice for anyone.

‘Little Red Riding Hood and the 3 Little Pigs’ enchants at...

The Glen Echo-based company spins a twisted, socially relevant tale that casts the infamous big bad wolf in a surprisingly new light. 

1st Stage’s ‘Under the Sea with Dredgie McGee’ is a treasure...

A stunning family-friendly visual spectacle with puppets!

‘Show Way the Musical’ at Kennedy Center sings of Black familial...

The world premiere show is based on Jacqueline Woodson’s children’s book about ancestral matrilineal history, hope, and freedom.

NSO presents plays a symphonic spectacular for kids at Kennedy Center

A concert a five-year-old would love, based on 'Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs,' the best-selling book by Mo Willems, with music by Ben Folds.

‘The Other Side’ at KenCen turns a kids’ book into uplift

The five young dancers electrify the stage. It is impossible not to feel called to join in their fun and games.

The Puppet Co. gets edgy with ‘Fantastic Tale of Rumpelstiltskin’   ...

Welcome to a fractured fairy tale, kids. This is not your mama’s Rumpelstiltskin.

At Traveling Players, teen actors find pandemic relief in ancient Greeks

By trusting their castmates and an ancient story, students took a leap of faith, channeled their grief, and began to heal.

Three teen sisters seek ancestral power in dynamic ‘Beastgirl’ at KenCen

In this world-premiere musical for young people, based on poems by bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo, they discover love, joy, and possibility.

A kooky ‘Mother Goose’ charms the kids at Imagination Stage

Mother Goose herself is an ethereal, steampunk-styled lady who takes the audience through a silly, laugh-out-loud version of her 'typical day.'