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Family-Friendly Opera for the Holidays

Family-Friendly Opera for the Holidays

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.

Best of Broadway Comes to The Palace Theatre

Best of Broadway Comes to The Palace Theatre

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.

Take the Kids to SummerStage in NYC

Take the Kids to SummerStage in NYC

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.

The New York Palace Partners with Broadway Musical Finding Neverland to Offer Package Deal

The New York Palace Partners with Broadway Musical Finding Neverland to Offer Package Deal

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?

Kid-Friendly Theater Performances in Nassau in May

Kid-Friendly Theater Performances in Nassau in May

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 Celebrates Cultural Music

Flushing Town Hall Celebrates Cultural Music

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's Dance Series Returns with New Performances

Emelin Theatre's Dance Series Returns with New 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.

November Shows in Westchester for Families

November Shows in Westchester for Families

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 Reopens After Renovation for Spring 2014 Season

Flushing Town Hall Reopens After Renovation for Spring 2014 Season

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 Expands Birthday Party Package

Blue Man Group Expands Birthday Party Package

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 Brings Chinese Legends to Life in NYC

Shen Yun Brings Chinese Legends to Life in NYC

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?

Performances of 'The Nutcracker' in Fairfield in 2015

Performances of 'The Nutcracker' in Fairfield in 2015

UPDATED: November 2015. Find out where 'The Nutcracker' will be performed in Fairfield County, CT.

Top 10 Holiday Shows in NYC for Families

Top 10 Holiday Shows in NYC for Families

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.

Holiday Shows in Westchester

Holiday Shows in Westchester

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.

Win Tickets to See the Laurie Berkner Band Live In Concert

Win Tickets to See the Laurie Berkner Band Live In Concert

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.

Performances of 'The Nutcracker' on Long Island in 2015

Performances of 'The Nutcracker' on Long Island in 2015

UPDATED: November 2015: Where to see 'The Nutcracker' ballet on Long Island, including performances in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Stars of 'Pippin' on Broadway Talk Parenting in Real Life

Stars of 'Pippin' on Broadway Talk Parenting in Real Life

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.

'The Nutcracker' Performances in NYC in 2015

'The Nutcracker' Performances in NYC in 2015

UPDATED: November 2015: Where to see 'The Nutcracker' ballet in NYC, including performances in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Shen Yun Inspires the Imagination at Lincoln Center

Shen Yun Inspires the Imagination at Lincoln Center

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.

Big Apple Circus Presents 'Luminocity' at Lincoln Center

Big Apple Circus Presents 'Luminocity' at Lincoln Center

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.

Enter to Win Tickets to a Screening of Shrek the Musical on DVD

Enter to Win Tickets to a Screening of Shrek the Musical on DVD

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!

Theater Review: 'Gazillion Bubble Show: The Next Generation'

Theater Review: 'Gazillion Bubble Show: The Next Generation'

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.

Northeast Children's Theater Company to Expand in Second Season

Northeast Children's Theater Company to Expand in Second Season

Northeast Children's Theater Company, which is based in Fairfield, CT, will expand to offer more shows in the 2013-2014 season as well as arts education programs in CT schools and drama therapy for pediatric patients at Norwalk Hospital.

NYC Theater Review: 'Wanda's Monster'

NYC Theater Review: 'Wanda's Monster'

With a catchy score and colorful characters, 'Wanda's Monster' is a book-turned-musical that preaches the importance of being open to new things -- even things that go bump in the night. Our theater editor reviews the show, playing at NYC's Dimson Theatre.

Family Shows on Long Island this August

Family Shows on Long Island this August

See what shows are playing on Long Island this August, including outdoor concerts, outdoor movie screenings, and family-friendly theater in Albertson, Centerport, East Islip, East Meadow, Elmont, Garden City, Manhasset, Old Westbury, Patchogue, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Riverhead, Rockville Centre, Ronkonkoma, Smithtown, Wantagh.




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