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  List Of Children's Shows Now Playing
Cinderella  
Theatre West Cinderella
 
Storybook Theatre's version of its award-winning musical is its contribution to the Cinderella mania that is hitting in Spring. There is a new Disney Cinderella in the movie theatrer; there is the Rodgers and Hammerstein Cinderella coming to the Ahmanson, but Storybook Theatre’s joyful Cinderella is a funny version specifically created to appeal to young children and the whole family. Complete with a loopy Fairy Godmother and puppets as the stepsisters, kids get the chance to dance with the Prince, try on the glass slipper, and join in the fun.
 
   
A Little Bit of Majic  
The Little Theater LA A Little Bit of Majic
 
After she's targeted by bullies, a young wizard sets out on a quest to discover what makes her truly sparkle. Along the way, she meets Coco the Clown and Marilyn Melody, who help her realize that's she's got her own special talents, just like everybody else. There's singing, dancing and plenty of enchantment in this new play for kids ages 3 and older from L.A.'s Little Theater. This acclaimed troupe has been creating quality children's entertainment for years, and attending a show is a great way to introduce kids to the fun and excitement of live theater.
 
   
Pinkalicious  
El Portal Theatre Pinkalicious
 
SHE’S BACK! Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe—a dream come true for this pink-loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure a way out of this predicament.
 
   
  List Of Children's Shows Coming Soon
OZ 2.5 Opens May 22  
South Coast Repertory OZ 2.5
 
Oz was never like this! That’s because it’s OZ 2.5: brighter, bolder, customized for every player, surprises around every corner—yes it’s a children’s classic set in a video game world! Dee’s moniker is Dorothy 14, and with the help of Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion, she gets through each level on her way to defeating the Witch of the Western Realm. But what happens when she wins the game and wants to go back to Kansas? Log on and find out. Recommendation: Grades K-6.
 
   
Alice's Wondrous Adventure Opens May 23  
El Portal Theatre Alice's Wondrous Adventure
 
A tumble down a rabbit's hole leads Alice to a curious playground filled with fantastic characters. With the help of a Cheshire Cat Alice must find her way home and discover who she really is. Parents will love sharing this childhood story adapted from the whimsical tale by Lewis Carroll with their children.
 
   
Matilda the Musical Opens May 29  
Ahmanson Theatre Matilda the Musical
 
From the brilliantly creative mind behind Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach and Fantastic Mr. Fox comes the Tony-Award-winning Matilda the Musical. The Broadway and London hit launches its U.S. tour in L.A., and this pre-sale offer gets you seats now before they go on sale to the general public. Named Time magazine's number one show of the year, Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl -- and later made into a movie starring Danny DeVito and Mara Wilson -- Matilda the Musical has a powerhouse team behind it, including Tony-winning director Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage) and Tony-winning playwright Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin.
 
   
Mary Poppins Opens May 29  
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Mary Poppins
 
Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the beloved Disney film, the hit Broadway musical adaptation of Mary Poppins lands on the stage with a heartwarming score, spoonfuls of imagination, and a flying nanny who's perfectly perfect in every way. Audience members young and old will step in time to such favorite tunes as "Spoonful of Sugar" and "Chim-Chim Cher-ee," while also being able to experience parts of the books that were left out of the film. Mary Poppins was co-created by acclaimed British producer Cameron Mackintosh (Oliver!) and features music and lyrics by the legendary Sherman brothers, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, with a book by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey).
 
   
Curious Conversations Opens May 29  
Eclectic Company Theatre Curious Conversations
 
The worlds of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass provide the inspirations and springboard for an entertainment comprised of eight new short plays: An Alice of a Certain Age by Nancy Cooper Frank - Decades later, Alice rediscovers the rabbit hole. She meets up again with the Caterpillar, eternally young—in his own mind at least. And she meets up again with the Duchess, whom age has certainly not improved. Will she let these two define the limits of growing older? Or will she, instead, rediscover wonder? The White Rose by Gabi Rodriguez – Usually, the Mad Hatter keeps to himself. Well, himself, the March Hare, and anyone unlucky enough to stumble upon his perpetual tea party. So what happens when he drops by Wonderland’s finest tavern, the White Rose, to have a chat with the Cheshire Cat? Meet the Tweedles by Eric Duhon- A day in the life of the Brothers Tweedle as they attempt to perform their magnum opus, a five-and-a-half hour masterpiece (sans intermission) of their personal history, fistfuls of philosophy, and just a touch of poetry. Looking Through the Glass by Michael Maiello- As Alice prepares for her wedding, she receives a visitation from the woman within the looking glass. Hard Boiled Alice by Suzie Heaton - Has Sam Spade met his match when he meets Alice from Wonderland? Toke by Marni L.B. Troop- The Blue Caterpillar seeks catharsis by attending an addiction meeting. Of Cabbages and Kings- by Natasha Troop. A briefly historical tragicomedy about the fates of the Walrus and the Carpenter after they consume their oyster appetizer. Quit While You’re a Head by Rochelle Perry- After losing most of his business due to the Queen's tyranny, the Hatter needs to figure out a way to stay alive (and even get ahead) in this cruel mad world.
 
   
Willy Wonka: The Musical Opens Oct 10  
El Portal Theatre Willy Wonka:  The Musical
 
Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation which features songs from the classic family film. Willy Wonka is a scrumdidilyumptious musical theatre treat guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth while taking you on a fantasy ride into the land of pure imagination!