Theater Performances for Kids in Queens this April

Theater Performances for Kids in Queens this April

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We've picked the top theater performances for kids in Queens in April. With tons of kid-friendly productions and engaging family-friendly shows, who knows, your kids might get bitten by the acting bug!

'The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats'
WHEN: Jan. 13 - May. 28, Saturdays, 11am
WHERE: St. Luke's Theatre, 308 W. 46th St., Midtown, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: A play that celebrates the wonder of childhood in the city through four of Keats' best stories brought to life, including Whistle for Willie, Goggles!, and A Letter to Amy.
WANT TO GO? $35. 212-239-6200. thesnowydayplay.com.

Magic and Comedy Show FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 7, 2:30pm
WHERE: Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main St., Briarwood, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Featuring flowers, music, animals, and giveaways by Rogue the Illusionist.
WANT TO GO? 718-658-1680. queenslibrary.org.

'The Broadway Dolls!'
WHEN: Sunday, Apr. 8, 3pm
WHERE: Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: A celebration of Broadway music, rock 'n' roll, and '60s girl groups, this all-singing, all-dancing, glamourous show is a unique live theatrical experience. This first-rate company of leading ladies hail directly from the Broadway casts of Mamma Mia, Chicago, Memphis, Jersey Boys, Annie Get Your Gun, Legally Blonde, Phantom Of The Opera, A Chorus Line, Sister Act, Jekyll & Hyde, Spamalot, and more.
WANT TO GO? $35 and up. 718-631-6311. visitqpac.org.

Saturday Family Matinee: 'Pete The Cat'
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 14, 2pm
WHERE: Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: When Pete the Cat gets caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners—and boy are they square! But for the groovy blue cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up.
WANT TO GO? $10; $5 children. jcal.org.

'Princess Particular'
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 14, 2:30pm
WHERE: The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., Long Island City, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Princess Particular is off her rocker, all she can think about is her latest scheme to become a ballerina. Her Mom and Dad, King Loadsadough and Queen Patience, want her to focus on her Princess duties. Luckily, her four maids and the Chancellor and Lady in Waiting are on hand to help make her dream come true.
WANT TO GO? $15; $10 for children younger than 17. 718-392-0722. secrettheatre.com.

37th Asbury Shory Film Concert
WHEN: Friday, Apr. 20, 7:30pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Sample the elite of the short films without competition and plenty of live surprises in animation, comedy, drama, documentary, and experimental genres.
WANT TO GO? $15. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

'Pinkalicious'
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 21, 2pm
WHERE: Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Pinkalicious loves all things pink, from fairy dresses to cotton candy to bubblegum, and most importantly she loves eating pink cupcakes. But when Pinkalicious eats one too many, she turns pink herself!
WANT TO GO? $15. 718-631-6311. visitqpac.org.

'Little Women'
WHEN: Apr. 21 - 29, Saturday-Sunday, see website for times
WHERE: St. Luke's Church, 85 Greenway S., Forest Hills, NY
AGES: 5-12, Adult
WHAT: This production by the Gingerbread Players is based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. This musical adaptation is by Forest Hills Gardens resident Dolly Guither, and follows the lives of the March sisters.
WANT TO GO? $15; $12 for groups of 6 or more. 718-268-7772. gingerbreadplayers.org.

'Paper: A Wordless Tale of Life' by Kulturhuset Stadsteaterns Marionetteatern-THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
WHEN: Sunday, Apr. 22, 2:15pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY
AGES: 3-5, 5-8, 9-12, Adult
WHAT: THIS EVENT HAS  BEEN CANCELLEDThe story begins with nothing—then suddenly things start to happen. Four busy figures sneak in, come see who they are and what will happen in this meserizing, wordless theatre piece.
WANT TO GO? $14; $8 children. 718-463-7700. flushingtownhall.org.

'The Polar Bears Go Up' by Unicorn Theatre, U.K. - Family Performance
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 28, 2:15pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: The Polar Bears are back and are going up in the world, climbing trees, jumping on clouds, and reaching for the stars as they race each other all the way into space.
WANT TO GO? $14; $8 children. 718-463-7700. flushingtownhall.org.

'Pirate Pete's Parrot'
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 28, 2:30pm
WHERE: The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., Long Island City, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Climb on board and get ready for adventure on the high seas. Armed with an endearing crew of misfits, Pete embarks on a journey complete with songs, sword fights, and plenty of audience interaction.
WANT TO GO? $15; $10 for children younger than 17. 718-392-0722. secrettheatre.com.

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