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Theater Performances for Kids in Queens this May

Theater Performances for Kids in Queens this May

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

'Princess Particular'
WHEN: Mar. 9 - May. 11, second Saturdays, 2:30pm
WHERE: The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., Long Island City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: All Princess Particular can think about is her latest scheme to become a ballerina.
WANT TO GO? $15; $10 kids younger than 17. 718-392-0722. secrettheatre.com.

'Guess What' - The Family-Friendly Stand Up Comedy Show
WHEN: Apr. 20 - Mar. 21, Third Saturdays, 12:30pm
WHERE: The Creek & The Cave, 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The show is hosted by an 11-year-old and her dad.
WANT TO GO? $10. 718-706-8783. creeklic.com.

Suzi Shelton
WHEN: Sunday, May. 5, 11:30am and 2pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-5, 5-8, 13-17, Adult
WHAT: Suzi Shelton performs songs with powerful messages as well as more whimsical songs. 
WANT TO GO? $13. 516-224-5828. licm.org.

Spherus Cirque
WHEN: Sunday, May. 5, 3pm
WHERE: Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Greg Kennedy puts on a show that is a combination of juggling and clean comedy.
WANT TO GO? $20-$35. 718-793-8080. kupferbergcenter.org.

Beauty and the Beast Puppetry Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, May. 11, 1pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY
AGES: 3-5, 5-8, 13-17, Adult
WHAT: Participants will get a close look at marionettes, learn about puppet manipulation, and make a puppet. 
WANT TO GO? $8; $5 children; free for members and teens with tickets to 2:15pm show . 718-463-7700. flushingtownhall.org.

Travels with Tricksters
WHEN: Tuesday, May. 21, 10:30am
WHERE: Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL), 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: An introduction to the variety of theatrical styles from different countries.
WANT TO GO? $7; $5 students . 718-658-7400. jcal.org.

Mr. Chris Musical Experience FREE
WHEN: Thursday, May. 23, 4-5pm
WHERE: Queens Library - South Jamaica Branch, 108-41 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., South Jamaica, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Join in a performance that includes music, movement, storytelling, and interactive games.
WANT TO GO? 718-739-4088. queenslibrary.org/branch/South-Jamaica.

A Balloon Show with Nick The Balloonatic FREE
WHEN: Thursday, May. 23, 4-5pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Fresh Meadows Branch, 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Nick will interact with children as he sculpts balloons. Characters will be raffled off to take home.
WANT TO GO? 718-454-7272.

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