Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture will have a Holiday Art Show & Salein the Popcorn Gallery, November 24-January 7.Shoppers can browse and buy fine artworks for everyone on their holiday shopping lists. The exhibition will feature works by resident artists, instructors, and invited artists and will include glass, ceramics, jewelry, photography, painting, crafts & more.
Glen Echo Park Partnership will have their annual Winter's Eveevent in the Arcade Building & throughout the Park on December 9. Visitors can celebrate the holiday season as they enjoy free activities, including holiday crafts, sing-alongs, story-telling, open studios, and a hot chocolate bar.They can browse and buy fine artworks at the Holiday Art Showand at artist studios.
The Puppet Co. will present The Nutcracker" at Glen Echo Park, November 24-December 31.It’s the classic story of Clara-Marie’s favorite toy, and their adventures together in the Land of the Sugerplum Fairy. The show is set to music from Tchaikovsky’s ballet, and the production blends the music with marionettes and costumed characters to create a unique production.
The Puppet Co. & Applause Unlimited of Richmond, Virginia will present Tales of Beatrix Potter at Glen Echo Park, January 19-February 11.They will present three of Potter’s favorites, “Two Bad Mice,” “Jemima Puddle-Duck,” and“Jeremy Fisher.” As Christopher Hudert tells the stories, they “come to life through the everyday activities of a young girl as she dreams and plays alone in her room.” The show is recommended for Ages: 3 - 9 years old.
Image below: Two Bad Mice, Jemina Puddleduck and Jeremy Fishershare their stories at the Puppet Co. Playhouse.
Adventure Theatre MTC at Glen Echo Park is presenting Frosty the Snow Man, directed by Jason Schlafstein, at Glen Echo Park, thru December 31. It’s the beloved “merry wintertime romp, chock-full of chuckles and comic antics, as Frosty dances into the hearts of kids and adults alike- even the heart of one near-sighted cop - through his uproarious antics.” The show is recommended for all ages.
Image below: The logo for Frosty the Snow Man
Adventure Theatre ATMTC, whichrecently received three 2017 Helen Hayes Awards, will honor Kurt Newman, MD, President and CEO of Children’s National Health System, at the theatre's annual gala on March 15, 2018. ATMTC recognizes Dr. Newman’s illustrious career and achievements in children’s mental and physical health and wellbeing. Additionally, Adventure Theatre will honor Diane Hamilton, Artistic Director Emerita and former MTC director, with its inaugural Inspirational Teacher Award. This award honors teachers who have dedicated their lives and their time to children prospering in the arts throughout the DC area. Visit http://www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org/
Imagination Stage in Bethesda is presenting Charlotte’s Web, based on the book by E. B. White, as adapted by Joseph Robinette & directed by Kathryn Chase Bryer, in the Lerner Theatre, thru January 7.The production of the beloved classic is “infused with live music!” It’s the tale of a soft-hearted farm girl, a charismatic pig, a silly goose, a moody sheep, a selfish rat, and Charlotte, a clever spider. The show is considered best for ages 5+.