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How to Eat Like a Child… and other lessons in not being a grown-up

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  • Feb. 15, 2020 through Mar. 08, 2020, Saturday and Sundays, 2:00pm and 4:00pm (no shows 3/1), plus select other dates
  • TADA! Youth Theater
  • 15 W. 28th St., Chelsea
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $30 adults; $15 children

In this “kid’s guide to being a kid,” both children and adults will laugh along to comical numbers such as How to Torture Your SisterHow to Beg for a DogHow to Understand Your ParentsHow to Stay Home from School and many more. Just like The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood, TADA! was the first company to stage this musical in 1984 without any adult actors. It went on to be produced as a TV special starring Dick Van Dyke in 1991. 

About TADA! Youth Theater

15 W. 28th St.

Chelsea, NY


  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: No
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): No
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): No
  • Family bathroom: Yes

  • Since 1984, TADA! has been providing young people of all different backgrounds, including a large number of disadvantaged children and families, the opportunity to explore and perform musical theater together in an educational, supportive, and professional environment. Every year, TADA! produces three original musical theater productions with a discounted ticket program; free pre-professional training and youth development opportunities through the Resident Youth Ensemble composed of over 80 NYC kids ages 8-18; renowned Arts Education in-school residencies and after-school programs that are subsidized by our funders; and theater classes for kids of all ages taught by professional teaching artists and for which need-based scholarships are readily available.