Teen Have Their Say on Stage
See the blatantly honest play about adolescence as seen through the eyes of 13 teenagers. Once and For All We're Gonna Tell You Who We Are So Shut Up and Listen is set to a soundtrack of "defiance" rock, punk, and classical music that underscores the theme of teen rebellion. Creators Ontroerend Goed and KOPERGIETERY and Richard Jordan Productions developed the play with input from the teen performers. The show was the winner of the Herald Angels, Total Theatre, and Fringe First awards at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Appropriate for children age 13 and older only. January 8-17. Times vary. $25. The Duke on 42nd Street, 229 West 42nd Street. 646-223-3010. www.newvictory.org.
Use technology as a learning tool at Tech For Tots: Learning With Digital Cameras. Explore some of the basic functions of a digital camera and practice your picture-taking talent. Appropriate for children at pre-K and kindergarten learning levels. Reservations for up to two children can be made beginning January 18. Thursday, January 21 at 2pm. FREE. Sony Wonder Technology Lab, 550 Madison Avenue at 56th Street. 212-833-7858. www.sonywondertechlab.com.
Rock 'n Roll Fundraiser
The Bari Koral Family Rock Band performs their Rock and Roll Garden release show to benefit the Brownstone School on January 23 at PS 87. Ages: TOD, YE. $15-18; $12-15 children. 160 W. 78th Street. 212-874-1341. www.brownstoneschool.com.
Zany Sounds Abound
Sing and interact with the musical duo Polygraph Lounge at performance. Mark Stewart and Rob Schwimmer teach children about sounds and the elements of music as they transform everyday objects into instruments and create their unique music. Appropriate for children in pre-K and kindergarten. January 27-30. 10am and 11:30am. $6. Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute, Zankel Hall. 57th Street and Seventh Avenue. 212-247-7800. www.carnegiehall.org.