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Children can let their imaginations run wild. From kinderkonzerts, puppets, storytellers or acrobats, there is something that will please all ages in the Kennedy Center’s Performances for Young People. Young patrons will also enjoy the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage program every day at 6pm (free), no tickets required, and several other programming options throughout the year.
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Attention Lords and Ladies! If you have a fan of knights, princesses, horses, or castles at home, a trip to Medieval Times is a worthy journey. Medieval Times recently launched their first new show in 34 years so even if you have been before it is worth another look. If you have ever been to Arundel Mills Mall, you may have noticed a majestic castle dominating the parking lot. This is the home of Medieval Times, where visitors are transported back in time to enjoy the Queen’s feast. Upon entering the castle, each patron is welcomed as a member of the realm with a crown before being seated in the large arena as a Royal guest who has come to enjoy a meal and entertainment — and, this is essential, cheer for their favorite Knight. The arena is divided into six different sections, each assigned to a Knight of a different color. Throughout the show, spectators in each section cheer wildly for their favorite Knight. From the first moments of the show’s opening there are special effects and a grand display of horsemanship. There is non-stop action for two hours with knights engaging in sports competition, a falcon that flies […]
Jack and the Beanstalk at the Puppet Co. Theatre
The Puppet Co. Theatre – Jack and Beanstalk Whenever we are anywhere near Glen Echo Park my four year old son tells everyone around that we are near “where the puppets live.” He loves going to The Puppet Co. Theatre and gets so excited whenever I take him to a show. He is convinced that puppets live in one of the yurts in Glen Echo Park and come out to perform for him. The story opens with Jack and his over-protective mother discovering that the cow they rely on for their livelihood, Penelope, has stopped producing milk. Jack tells his mother not to worry because one day he will be rich. His mother tells him that he needs to “get up and do something about his dreams.” Before Jack has time to jump into a get-rich quick scheme, Penelope the cow runs away when she finds out she is destined to become pot roast. Jack searches for Penelope and finds her in the house of a mysterious man who offers him a treasure in exchange for the cow. Jack turns down a love potion and invisibility cloak in favor of a bag with which the man seems reluctant to […]
Winnie the Pooh at Adventure Theatre-MTC
Winnie the Pooh is a classic character that has been embraced by generations of children for good reason. Pooh and his friends are lovable and relatable to young children. Adventure Theatre-MTC brings Pooh to life with warmth, authenticity, and humor. When entering the the theatre, your may have to restrain your child from running on the stage. Adventure Theatre has created a world any child would love to enter, complete with a swing, sandbox full of colorful toys, a hollowed-out log used as a tunnel, and a dream tree-house. In Adventure Theatre-MTC’s version, Pooh joins his friends Piglet, Roo, Owl, Rabbit Kanga, Eeoyre and Christoper Robin on several adventures in 100 Acre Forest. You may want to tell your child ahead of time that Tigger is not in the play since the stories presented during the play are based on early Pooh stories before Tigger was introduced. Throughout the play, Piglet tries to avoid being washed, a scheme is hatched to fool Roo, Eeoyre is depressed because not only has he lost his tail but no one has remembered his birthday, and everyone is concerned about a Heffalump. Of course by the end, everyone is happy – including Eeoyre. The […]