Family Events: Theatre

Find DC's best Children's Theatre and Family Shows. From plays and musicals to puppet shows and magic acts. All kid-friendly events. Schedules and ticket info.

58 performances · 1 ongoing event

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Performances

Broadway Princess Party

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Mar 29, 2020

CAPAC: Langston Hughes' Black Nativity

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Fri. Dec 6

Prince William Little Theatre: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Dec. 14 – 22

The Rainbow Fish

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Feb 9, 2020

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Dec 1

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – Nov. 3

YAO YAO

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 29 – Mar. 1, 2020

Family Look-In: The Magic Flute

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Nov 23

NSO Music for Young Audiences: Peter and Friends

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 23 – 24

CSI: Christmas Scene Investigators

Gunston Theatre Two
Dec. 6 – 15

Narnia

Thomas Jefferson Theatre
Jan. 10 – 19, 2020

The Frog Prince of Spamalot

Thomas Jefferson Theatre
May. 29 – Jun. 7, 2020

The Three Musketeers

Thomas Jefferson Theatre
Feb. 28 – Mar. 8, 2020

Emil and the Detectives

McLean Community Center
Sat. May 9, 2020

Frosty

McLean Community Center
Sat. Dec 14

Jedi Academy

McLean Community Center
Sat. Feb 15, 2020

Mario the Maker Magician

McLean Community Center
Sat. Nov 2

West Side Story

Thomas Jefferson Theatre
Jul. 17 – 26, 2020

The Phantom of the Vaudeville House

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. May 17, 2020

John Leguizamo's Latin History for Morons

National Theatre
Nov. 21 – 23

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

National Theatre
Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2020

Fiesta de los Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day)

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Sun. Jan 5, 2020

Que las hay... las hay. Believe It or Not!

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Oct. 26 & Nov. 2

Rigoberta, ¿dónde estás? A Journey through Guatemala

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Mar. 14 – 28, 2020

A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020

Guys and Dolls

Ford's Theatre
Mar. 13 – May. 20, 2020

Silent Sky

Ford's Theatre
Jan. 24 – Feb. 23, 2020

BalletNova presents The Nutcracker

Kenmore Middle School
Nov. 30 – Dec. 1

BalletNova presents The Nutcracker Tea

The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City
Sun. Dec 15

Elephant & Piggie's We Are In A Play!

Adventure Theatre MTC
Oct. 23 – 27

The Magical Piñata

Keegan Theatre
Dec. 14 – 30

Nest

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Mar. 14 – 28, 2020

The King's Speech

National Theatre
Feb. 11 – 16, 2020

Bandstand

National Theatre
Mar. 3 – 8, 2020

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

National Theatre
Apr. 7 – 26, 2020

Blue Man Group

National Theatre
May. 8 – 17, 2020

The Donna Summer Musical

National Theatre
Jul. 22 – Aug. 2, 2020

Little Red's Most Unusual Day

Arts Barn
Oct. 26 – Nov. 3

The Great Zucchini

Arts Barn
Sun. Jan 26, 2020

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Arts Barn
Nov. 29 – Dec. 15

Dino Babies

Publick Playhouse
Tue. Nov 19

The Snow Queen

Synetic Theater
Dec. 8, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

Into the Great Unknown

Publick Playhouse
Thu. Feb 27, 2020

Little Red and the Big Bully Wolf

Publick Playhouse
Tue. Mar 17, 2020

The Little Red Hen

Publick Playhouse
Thu. May 21, 2020

Callaloo: The Trickster and the Magic Quilt

Publick Playhouse
Sat. May 30, 2020

Kids Euro Festival: Frog Pond, A Finnish Dance Performance (Ages 4-12)

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Mon. Nov 4

The Last Ship

National Theatre
Mar. 27 – Apr. 5, 2020

Len Piper's Pinocchio

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Oct. 24 – Nov. 22

The Nutcracker

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29

Dragons Love Tacos

Olney Theatre Center
Oct. 26 – 27

Judy Moody and Stink

Olney Theatre Center
Apr. 25 – 26, 2020

Pete the Cat

Olney Theatre Center
Jan. 11 – 12, 2020

The Christmas Revels: Celestial Fools

GW Lisner Auditorium
Dec. 7 – 15

Ongoing Event

One Destiny

Ford's Theatre
Thru Oct. 26
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