by Helina M.
Dr. Suess's Cat in the Hat at Adventure Theatre
What kind of trickery -can one little girl, one little boy and a talking fish get into on a rainy day? Not much, until one tall mischievous cat with a red and white striped hat is thrown into the equation! Witness the adventure that ensues as a cat with the craziest of ideas shows little Sally and her brother what it means to have fun. This show is fun, entertaining, and a great place to bring the whole family. The only question is, will mom find out?
Running time: 45 minutes
Best for ages 3+
Dates: June 21 – September 2, 2013
Prices: $19 per person, Click here for more info.
Peter Pan & Wendy at Imagination Stage
In this musical, Wendy’s life gets sprinkled with a little pixie dust when the daring Peter Pan comes along to whisk her away to the magical island of Neverland where children never grow up. Things aren’t so easy in Neverland as she soon discovers, and with the help of those on the island she and Peter Pan battle the extremely funny, notorious Captain Hook. This show provides opportunity for audience participation and transports all to the world of Neverland, a place embracing childhood. It will remind parents of their youth and answer each child’s most pressing question, “Do I really want to grow up?”
Date: June 26 – August 11
Best for ages 4-10
Prices: $12+, Click here for more info.
Legally Blonde, Encore Stage and Studio
Elle Woods, with her perfect blonde hair and her pink high heels was never taken seriously. When her boyfriend dumps her for a “smarter” “more serious” girl, Elle is determined to prove everyone wrong about her. Through some hard work, determination, and a serious makeover Elle shows people everywhere that you can do anything while being yourself, no matter what people say about you. The amusing and charming story of Elle Woods is one that should be seen by all.
Dates: July 19 – 28, 2013
Best for ages 10+
Prices: $12 adults, $10 children and seniors. More info here.
Dave Brewer and the Pre-K Kings, Jammin Java
Dave and the band have been teaching children the basics of music for 15 years. At this event young children will be exposed to everything all different styles of music have to offer, while playing, dancing, singing, and interacting with other kids. Using stories, props, magic tricks and a whole lot of humor Dave entertains not just the children but the parents. This event is perfect for everyone in the family to attend, so they all can jam out, sing along, and learn something together.
Date: July 28 at 11 am
Prices: $10, More info here.
Great for all ages!
Winnie the Pooh, Workhouse Arts Center
Join Pooh, Piglet and all the rest for an adventurous afternoon in the Hundred Acre Wood! The forest is in a worry when two mysterious new neighbors, Kanga and Roo, move in. On top of that, Eeyore has lost his tail again! Will Piglet come to the rescue? This show is a classic rendition of everyone’s favorite bear and the gang up to another adventure again. This show is perfect for Pooh fans of all ages!
Dates: August 3- September 29th, Good for ages 3 and older
Prices: $12 adults, $8 children More info here.
Runtime: about 75 minutes
About the Author:
Helina Meressa is a sixteen year old volunteer at the website who loves to write and play volleyball. Her favorite subject in school is English and is in various clubs, including Key Club, College Partnership Club, and DECA. She is so happy to be given this chance to write for a website!
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