Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Resume Music Box Series
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra(BSO) will re-launch its Music Box Concert Series, which is designed for children ages six months to three years, at AMP by Strathmore in February 2019. AMP by Strathmore is at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, MD. The series will begin on February 16 with All Aboard, a program that explores the excitement of traveling to new places. The performances will be presented in partnership with Strathmore education and in collaboration with Levine Music.
The Puppet Co. is presenting Rapunzel at Glen Echo Park, thru March 24.“Rapunzel is a bewitching tale written by Duane T. Bowers and adapted from the Brothers Grimm fairytale. The Puppet Co. "uses coloring- book charm and the simplicity of hand puppets in a production designed to delight its younger audiences.”
The show is recommended for ages 3 1/2 - 9 years old.
The Puppet Co. at Glen Echo Park will present Jack and the Beanstalk, March 28-May 5.It’s “a timely version of the classic children’s tale about the young lad who doesn’t know beans about trading, but still manages to climb his way to the top.
Jack finds that happiness lies in helping others rather than mere personal gain.” The story is told with rod puppets and some surprising twists.
The show is recommended for Ages: 5 - 9 years old.
Adventure Theatre MTC is presenting the world premiere of Huckleberry Finn's Big River, directed by Michael Baron, at Glen Echo Park, thru March 10.The show is based on the classic by Mark Twain and the Tony Award-winning Big River musical. The tale of friendship against all odds is recreated for young audiences as two best friends Huck Finn and Jim, who is a slave, demonstrate the power of changing the world. The show is recommended for all ages.
Image below: Artwork for Huckleberry Finn's Big River,
Adventure Theatre MTC will present Winnie the Pooh, based on the book by A.A. Milne, adapted for the stage by le Clanché du Rand and directed by Shirley Serotosky, in Glen Echo Park, March 29-May 26.Winnie normally “spends every day of his life humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat a little something, but now he & Piglet must face unusual challenges. Pooh's intentions are always the best, but his passion for honey and condensed milk keeps getting him into trouble.”
Imagination Stage in Bethesda is presenting Anatole: Mouse Magnifique, directed by Tom Story, in repertory with Dickens’s Davy Copperfieldin February/March. Anatole is on stage thru March 24 - the story is based on the books Anatole ® and Anatole the Cat ® by Eve Titus. Anatole is “the best cheese-taster in all of France! In this whimsical musical adventure, Anatole and his best friend Gaston set out to save the Duval cheese factory, only to discover something much scarier than moldy Brie lurking in the tasting room." The show is considered best for Ages 4+.
Dickens’sDavyCopperfield, written and directed by Janet Stanford, will be on stage February 16-March 31. The story was freely adapted from Charles Dickens’s semiautobiographical novel David Copperfield. The musical is about young Davy's childhood adventures in 19th Century England. "Whether at home with his mother, at boarding school, working in a London bottling factory, or making his epic escape across the English countryside, Davy shows his resilience and determination to find a loving home." The show is considered best for Ages 6+.