The Metropolitan Opera will host family-friendly opera showings this year, including The Barber of Seville and screenings of The Magic Flute, as well as half-price tickets for children younger than 18.
Whether you want to see professionals perform or you want cheer on young dancers, we've gathered the best dance performances in NYC in September, including New York City Ballet's Swan Lake and children's dance workshops with the New York City Ballet.
We've picked the best kid-friendly theater performances to entertain your theater-loving brood in Manhattan in September, including Berenstain Bears Live! on the Upper West Side, The Pop Ups in the Bronx, and Magmanus Attached in Greenwich Village.
We've gathered the best kid-friendly concerts to take your family to in September, including Frolic! on the Upper West Side, SummerStage performances in Central Park, and early childhood trial classes at Diller-Quaile School of Music.
The Palace Theatre, located in Downtown Stamford, will host productions of popular Broadway shows as part of its new Theatre Series. The family theater hosts a variety of family-friendly performing arts activities year-round.
Celebrate the 30th Anniversary season of SummerStage in NYC this summer. Presented by the City Parks Foundation, the 2015 SummerStage season includes lots of family-friendly programming, including performances by Laurie Berkner, Shine and the Moonbeams, and a tribute to Michael Jackson.
Tickets to the hottest Broadway shows can be hard to come by, so why not treat the whole family to an overnight hotel stay and score tickets to Finding Neverland in the process?
A round-up of family-friendly performing arts events in Nassau in May, including a dog show in Oyster Bay, the Big Apple Circus in Fresh Meadows, and summer theater in the park in Oyster Bay.
Flushing Town Hall, a global arts center in Flushing, Queens, is adding Global Mashups, a bi-cultural music performance, to its calendar of family music performances.
Emelin Theatre brings performing arts programs and performances to the residents of Westchester County. The theater's Off the Grid dance series brings new dancers and choreographers to perform this year.
Want to see a show with your family in Westchester this November? Check out our guide to kid-friendly theater in the county, including shows in Bedford Hills, Elmsford, Irvington, Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, Scarsdale, Tarrytown, Valhalla, and Yonkers.
Flushing Town Hall reopened March 14 after a five-month renovation. With a fresh look, the theater kicked off its spring 2014 season, which will include many family-friendly performances and festivals.
Blue Man Group, which combines music, technology, and comedy for a theatrical experience, recently added to its birthday party offerings. The Blue Man Group birthday party now includes the opportunity to have cake in the lobby before the show. The unique birthday party in Manhattan is suitable for all ages.
Shen Yun Performing Arts, a New York-based company, brings the rich heritage of Chinese legends to life, sweeping audiences away with colorful dance, vibrant music, and spectacular sets. What beautiful secrets are in store this year?
UPDATED NOVEMBER 2013: A roundup of 8 performances of "The Nutcracker" ballet in Connecticut, including shows in Bridgeport, Fairfield, New Haven, Ridgefield, Westport, and Wilton.
UPDATED NOVEMBER 2014: Our roundup of kid-friendly NYC holiday shows for the 2014 season includes Broadway and Off-Broadway must-sees, from classic performances such as the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and The Nutcracker to new musicals like Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Get all the details on these family-friendly theater performances here.
Want to take the family to a holiday show this season? We've got a roundup of all the festive and kid-friendly shows happening this December, including performances of "The Nutcracker," in Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, Pleasantville, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Valhalla, and White Plains.
Enter now for your chance to win tickets to see beloved children's musicians the Laurie Berkner Band live at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts and the Concert Hall at New York Society for Ethical Culture.
Looking for performances of The Nutcracker ballet on Long Island in 2013? Here are details on 10 family-friendly shows in Brookville, East Hampton, Hempstead, Merrick, Old Westbury, Patchogue, Port Washington, Rockville Centre, and Westbury.
Actors Charlotte D'Amboise and Terrence Mann, the husband-and-wife duo who play Fastrada and King Charles in 'Pippin' on Broadway, talk about how they juggle parenting their two daughters while performing eight shows a week on the Great White Way.
Where to see "The Nutcracker" ballet in NYC, including 11 kid-friendly performances in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, from classic shows at Lincoln Center and Florence Gould Hall in Manhattan to other versions in Fort Greene and Midwood in Brooklyn, as well as Long Island City in Queens.
Shen Yun Performing Arts, a Chinese dance company, performs at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City from January 10-19, 2014. Formed in 2006, Shen Yun performs classical Chinese dance and brings ancient Chinese tradition to the performing arts across the globe.
Head to Lincoln Center for LUMINOCITY, the Big Apple Circus' all-new show starting October 25, 2013. The one-ring performance will showcase acrobats, clowns, and performers from all over the world for an awe-inspiring tribute to New York City.
In honor of the DVD release of 'Shrek the Musical,' NYMetroParents is giving away tickets to a special screening on October 12! Enter now for your chance to win!
The newest installment of this the Gazillion Bubble Show in NYC features more tricks, more laughs, and most importantly -- more bubbles! Our theater editor gives you a behind-the-scenes look at this popular show and the family who works magic with bubbles.