In this special dual-language version of Disney's Aladdin, the royalty in the palace of Agrabah speak Spanish, while the common folk speak English. When a rebellious princess and a delinquent street rat meet in the market place, they find something special in one another. Together, they overcome all obstacles, and with a little magic, help create a better future for Agrabah. This production is performed in both English and Spanish and is fully understandable in both languages.
A new version of the classic story set in depression-era Kentucky narrated by Bradley Whitford (in a special video performance) and featuring the rollicking bluegrass sounds of The Get Down Boys. Multiple award-winning 24th Street Theatre (Walking the Tightrope, Man Covets Bird) specializes in sophisticated theater with emotional depth that appeals to kids as well as adults — appropriate for ages 8+.
Show your kids what the magic of live theater is all about with this performance of a story they probably already know by heart. Sleeping Beauty comes alive on stage thanks to the talented performers at Storybook Theatre, featuring original songs and tons of audience participation. The beloved fairy tale follows a princess who, as a child, is cursed by a dark fairy to prick her finger on a spinning wheel and fall into a deathlike sleep. Children will get a chance to hide Beauty from the evil fairy, and help the prince in his quest. Featuring lots of laughs and thrills, this tale is perfect for the entire family.
With its sights set on appealing to youngsters and the still-young-at-heart, Snow White: A Children's Comedy is a humorous retelling of the classic story. Utilizing puppets, magic and even sword-fighting, this fast-paced adaptation breathes exciting new life into the tale of the beautiful girl who is forced to fight the powers of a Wicked Queen, her Magic Mirror and her Huntsman. Enjoy an afternoon of laughter and joy with your whole family at North Hollywood's Cupcake Theater and Snow White: A Children's Comedy. Children under the age of 3 may attend for free.
A perfect anecdote to a dreary January is this timeless story, which has been a staple of children's literature for over 100 years. This award-winning adaptation stays true to the cherished book, where a cantankerous and orphaned Mary Lennox is taken away from her home in India to live with her reclusive uncle in the Yorkshire Moors. With the help of a robin (played by a puppet in the production) and new friends, Mary discovers a garden that changes her life, and that of those around her. Recommended for Ages 7 and up.
A handful of brilliant actors and puppeteers play over 20 unforgettable characters using their ingenious stagecraft and limitless possibilities of imagination to bring this beloved story to life. Featuring colourful characters like the White Rabbit, the eccentric Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and, of course, the boisterous Queen of Hearts, Alice in Wonderland has delighted audiences young and old for generations.
Phantom Projects Theatre Group's astonishing and moving adaptation of the beloved young adult novel The Giver at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts is a profound lesson in what it means to grow up, grow wise, and to take control of your own destiny. You'll be inspired by the story of Jonas, whose entire existence is controlled and safe. There's no war, no pain and no choices -- everyone is assigned a role and sticks to it for life. But when Jonas is chosen to become The Giver, the only person who holds the memories of real hurt and real joy, he'll learn the truth about life -- and the hypocrisy of his utopian world. Recommended for ages 12 and up.
Inspired by Barbara Park's sassy and spirited children's book series, Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School will have everyone in your family reliving those bumpy grade school days. Now that Junie B. Jones has been going to school for over one-and-a-half years, who better to teach you the ropes than her? From bus rules to band-aids, carpools to cookies, Junie B. and friends will teach you how to survive and succeed in those challenging elementary school years. Catch a serious case of the grade-school giggles when this funny musical comes to La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. Recommended for ages five and up.
The spring brings a fun confection from the hilarious writing team behind the very popular The Three Little Pigs, a highlight of MainStreet's 2014/2015 season. In this light-hearted show, when the worlds of bears and people collide, everyone learns that girls and bears aren't as ferocious as they may seem! Featuring an unforgettable score and some contemporary twists to a classic story every child knows and loves, this humorous adaptation is "just right" for the whole family! Recommended for ages 4 and up.