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<cal1>Nov. 27 – Dec. 31

<cal2>"The Nutcracker"

Tchaikovsky’s musical adaptation of the E. T. A. Hoffman story is brought to life by the magic of The Puppet Co. "The Nutcracker" is the festive story of Clara-Marie’s adventures with her favorite toy. 50 minutes. Age recommendation: K–Adult. Performances on Thursdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets, $10; group rates available. Call 301-634-5380 or visit www.thepuppetco.org.

<cal1>"Tiny Tots"

<cal2>Wednesday, Nov. 4 — "Old McDonald’s Farm"

Saturday, Nov. 7 — "Knight Time"

Wednesday, Nov. 11 —"Panda-Monium "

Saturday, Nov. 14 — "Clowning Around"

Wednesday, Nov. 18 – "Second-Hand Stars"

Wednesday, Dec. 2 — "Nutcracker Fantasy"

Saturday, Dec. 5 — "Penguin’s Playground"

Saturday, Dec. 19 — "Nutcracker Fantasy"

Saturday, Jan. 2 — "Snow Show"

Sunday, Jan. 3 — "Winter Wonderland"

The Puppet Co. presents "Tiny Tots @ 10," a program designed for our youngest theater patrons (ages 0 - 4). The shows are shorter, the lights stay on, the doors stay open and the show is set up on the floor!

Performances on select Wednesdays and Saturdays each month at 10 a.m. Tickets, $5, adults and children (including babies). Reservations strongly recommended. Call (301) 634-5380 visit www.thepuppetco.org.

<cal1>Now through Nov. 20

<cal2>"Toyland." The Puppet Co. Playhouse specializes in live puppet theater. This adaptation of Victor Herbert's musical fantasy includes such familiar pieces as "Toyland" and "March of the Toys." 40 minutes. Age recommendation: PreK – Grade 4. Performances on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets, $10; group rates available. Call 301-634-5380 or visit www.thepuppetco.org.

<cal1>Now through Nov. 15

<cal2>Go, Dog. Go! The production brings to life the delightful, colorful world of dogs through juggling, rhythmic music, and dance. Performances on Saturdays at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4 p.m. and Sundays at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for children 12 and under and $15 for adults. Children under the age of 1 are free. At Adventure Theatre, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, in the historic Glen Echo Park. Tickets can be purchased through the box office by calling 301-634-2270 or online at http://www.adventuretheatre.org.

Adventure Theatre continues its literary series with seven popular children’s book adaptations. Experience the journey from reading the books at home to seeing the plays unfold before your eyes. Book Club performances are always on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. at the theatre in Glen Echo Park. Recommended for children ages 4 and up. $10/family. Call 301-634-2270 or visit www.adventuretheatre.org.