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  List Of Children's Shows Now Playing
Matilda The Musical  
Orpheum Theatre Matilda The Musical
 
The story of a very bright and rebellious little girl, with special powers. Matilda’s parents, Mr and Mrs Wormwood, have no time for her and treat her as a nuisance. She spends most of her time reading books from the library astonishingly quickly, whilst they watch the telly and Mr Wormwood sells dodgy used cars. At school things are no better as despite the care and support of her teacher, the lovely Miss Honey, Matilda has to contend with the terrifying headmistress Miss Trunchbull who rules the school with cruelty and fear. Matilda fights against the injustices at home and at school. Eventually she decides the grown-ups should be taught a lesson and in the process discovers her supernatural powers.
 
   
  List Of Children's Shows Coming Soon
A Year with Frog and Toad Opens Apr 18  
Children's Theatre Company A Year with Frog and Toad
 
Waking from hibernation in the Spring, the perky Frog and the worrywart Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons through four, fun-filled seasons. The amphibian odd couple celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make them the best-est of friends while joined by a colorful cast of birds, mice, turtles, and that slo-o-ow snail with the mail. Nominated for three Tony Awards including Best Musical, this unforgettable and tuneful musical is back on our stage after almost a decade! Don't miss this exuberant story based on the treasured books by Arnold Lobel in a musical that soars like a kite and blossoms like spring.
 
   
Revenge of the Space Pandas Opens Apr 28  
Lyric Arts Main Street Stage Revenge of the Space Pandas
 
From the genius of playwright David Mamet comes this unique children's show, unfolding on the Lyric Arts Main Street Stage. Revenge of the Space Pandas is the story of Little Leonard "Binky" Rudich and his friends, Vivian and Bob the Sheep, who are accidentally transported to Crestview, nearly 50 light years away from the earth. The trio encounter Space Pandas who treat them to Lunafish casserole and even promise to return them home via the Spatial Relocator. But, when the Supreme Ruler of the alien planet decides he wants a wool sweater, Binky, Vivian, and the coveted Bob the Sheep are in for the ride of their lives.