The Puppet Co. presents "Rapunzel," Sept. 1 – Oct. 7. This is a bewitching version of the Grimm's fairy tale featuring the music of Jacques Ibert. Performances Fridays at 10 and 11:30 a.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Puppet Co. Playhouse at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Recommended for Pre-K through Grade 4. Cost is $8 for adults and children. Playing time is 35 minutes. Contact 301-320-6668 or visit www.thepuppetco.org.
Adventure Theatre at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, presents "Stuart Little," Sept. 1 – Oct. 21. Join the fun for the endearing tale of a brave little mouse named Stuart Little, born into an ordinary human family living in New York City. Performances on Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Recommended for ages Pre-K and up. Call 301-320-5331 or visit www.adventuretheatre.org.
The Puppet Co. presents "Dinosaur Rock!," through Sept. 2. The DinoRockers return to the Puppet Co. for their annual summer engagement at the Playhouse. This production includes award winning songs, lovable characters and audience participation. Performances Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10 and 11:30 a.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. In the Puppet Co. Playhouse at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Recommended for Pre-K through Grade 4. Tickets are $8 for adults and children. Playing time 50 minutes. Call 301-320-6668 or visit www.thepuppetco.org.
The Montgomery Playhouse opens the season on Sept. 7 with a Noel Coward comedy titled "Hay Fever.". Performances at the Rosbourough Center, Asbury Methodist Village, Gaithersburg. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. and run through Sept. 23. Tickets are $14 adults, $12 students and seniors. For reservations call 301-977-5751. Visit www.montgomeryplayhouse.org.
The Puppet Co. presents "Tiny Tot Tuesdays," Sept. 11 and 25, a program designed for our youngest theater patrons (ages 0 - 4). The shows are shorter, the crowds are smaller, the lights stay on, the doors stay open and the show is set up on the floor. Performances at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. $5 for children and adults. Reservations are strongly recommended: Contact 301-320-6668 or visit www.thepuppetco.org.
The Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville and the Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour Presents Katie Couric’s "The Brand New Kid," Saturday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 Adults, $6 Seniors, Children and Students. Call 240-567-5301.
Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda will present "The Jungle Book" based on the storied by Rudyard Kipling, Sept 22 – Nov. 4. Performances are Saturdays 12:30, 3:30 and 7 p.m. and Sundays 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. For ages 4 and up. Tickets are $10-$20. Call 301-280-1660 or visit www.ImaginationStage.org.
Elementary school students in grades 4, 5 and 6 can now enjoy an educational and entertaining 45-minute play called "Clara Barton, the Courage Within" at Adventure Theatre at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo. After the play, students visit nearby Clara Barton National Historic Site where Miss Barton lived and conducted the American Red Cross for 15 years. Tuesdays at 10 a.m. during the school year for school groups and other large groups of age-appropriate children. Tickets are $8. Minimum 50-person audience. No charge for visiting the historic home. Contact Adventure Theatre at 301-320-5331.