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Adventure has delighted over 500,000 people in our almost 70 years as a Washington, DC theatre for young audiences. Come see how!

Season Calendar

View our 2019-2020 season. 

ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE’S “WE ARE IN A PLAY!”

September 20–October 27, 2019

The award-winning, best-selling children’s books jump from the page to stage as a musical experience you won’t forget! Gerald and Piggie are “bestus” friends, with Gerald taking care of all the worrying and Piggie living her best life. Piggie’s even happier and more excited than usual. They’re going to a party hosted by the Squirrelles! And so begins a day when anything is possible.

THE VELVETEEN RABBIT

November 15, 2019–January 1, 2020

Margery Williams’s classic toy story gets a vibrant retelling in this brand new adaptation. When the Child gets the Rabbit for Christmas, she is at first disappointed in her gift. But as the two quest and adventure through her storybooks, both Rabbit and Child grow and care for each other. And they discover that love is the greatest force in the Universe and can make impossible things Real.

THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES

February 14–March 29, 2020

This beautiful show follows the character of Peter and his friend Archie around the neighborhood in four of Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved tales, The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Goggles!, and A Letter to Amy. Renowned for his tender personality, the character of Peter faces relatable everyday challenges to which children of all ages will find delightfully entertaining.

LYLE THE CROCODILE

April 24–May 31, 2020

Alert the press! A crocodile has turned up in a bathtub in an apartment in New York City’s Upper East Side! Not to worry. Lyle the Crocodile becomes good friends with the folks in the building, except for Mr. Grumps, who hates well… everything except his cat. Will Lyle be able to prove his worth to Mr. Grumps and show that our differences actually make us beautiful?

MADAGASCAR A MUSICAL ADVENTURE

June 26–August 23, 2020

We like to move it, move it! Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.

ACCESSIBLE SHOWS

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