Theater Performances for Kids in Queens this January

Theater Performances for Kids in Queens this January

We've picked the top theater performances for kids in Queens in January. With tons of kid-friendly fun with productions like Circus Latino! and The Berenstain Bears LIVE!, who knows, your kids might get bitten by the acting bug.

Gazillion Bubble Show
WHEN: Aug. 3 - Feb. 25, Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 11am, 2pm, and 4:30pm; Sunday, 12pm and 3pm
WHERE: New World Stages / Stage 2, 340 W. 50th St., Midtown West, NY
WHAT: Got bubbles? Families will get a kick out of watching bubbles expand, float, and take over the room at this Gazillion Bubble Show featuring so much more than soap spheres.
WANT TO GO? $55-$75; $20 lap seat tickets for children younger than 2. 212-239-6200.

'Puffs, Or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic'
WHEN: Sep. 1 - Jan. 14, Saturdays, 2pm; Sundays, 3pm
WHERE: New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., Midtown West, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: The story of some Hogwarts underdogs and how their experience at the magical wizarding school was a far cry from Harry's.
WANT TO GO? $67. 212-239-6200.

'A Charlie Brown Christmas'
WHEN: Dec. 21 - Jan. 6, Wednesday-Sunday, 3:30pm and 7pm
WHERE: The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., Long Island City, NY
WHAT: A family-friendly holiday musical based on the beloved animated TV special. Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the whole Peanuts gang as they dig past the commercialized gimmicks of presents and decorations to rediscover the true meaning of Christmas.
WANT TO GO? $20; $12.50 children. 718-392-0722.

Urban Stages Presents 'The Gates of Equality' FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 4, 6pm
WHERE: East Elmhurst Library, 95-06 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst , NY
WHAT: This dramatic presentation tells about the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through his speeches, press conferences, and fictional narrative.
WANT TO GO? 718-424-2619.

'Mighty Patsy Mink!' FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 4pm
WHERE: Baisley Park Library, 117-11 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Join Patsy Takemoto Mink on her journey to become the first woman of color elected to Congress. Despite facing discrimination, Patsy does not let injustice quiet her voice
WANT TO GO? 718-529-1590.

Winter Talent Show FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 4:30pm
WHERE: Peninsula Library, 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Winter blues? Warm up with a January talent show.
WANT TO GO? 212-360-8114.

Guess What: A PG Stand Up Comedy Show for Families FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 20, 1pm
WHERE: The Creek and the Cave Comedy Club, 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City, NY
WHAT: The Guess What comedy show is a stand up comedy show with the perfect recipe for parents and kids: funny jokes and no sailor talk. Plus parents now don't need a babysitter to see a comedy show. Watch top NYC comics do their PG best jokes and, in between, kids gets a chance to go on stage and tell a joke.
WANT TO GO? 718-706-8783.

South African Storytelling and Mask Making FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jan. 29, 4pm
WHERE: Baisley Park Library, 117-11 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Watch a performance of King Lion's gift, which is Nelson Mandela's favorite story, and then join us in making masks of the South African animals presented in the tale!
WANT TO GO? 718-529-1590.

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