<cal1>Feb. 6-March 21
<cal2>"Peter and the Wolf." Price: $10-$21. For ages 5 and up. A contemporary take on the Prokofiev classic. Show times are Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 and 4 p.m., with some additional Saturday 11 a.m. performances and a President’s Day performance Feb. 15 at 1:30 p.m. At Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. Call 301-280-1660 or visit www.imaginationstage.org.
<cal1>Now Through Jan. 30
<cal2>"Wake Up, Brother Bear!" For ages 2-5. Admission is $7. This show allows children to enter the world of a young brother and sister bear as they discover the seasons of the year. Show times at 10:30 and 11:45 a.m. At Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda. Call 301-280-1660 or go to www.imaginationstage.org
<cal1>Jan. 15-Feb. 21
<cal2>"Rapunzel" — a bewitching adaptation of the Grimm’s fairytale. Witch Wartsmith wants a baby, and after bargaining for little Rapunzel, must go to great lengths to keep the growing girl out of the hands of a handsome prince. The Puppet Co. uses the charm and simplicity of hand puppets, created by Puppetmaster Allan Stevens, and performed by Eric Brooks, in a production designed to delight its younger audiences. Recommended for ages PreK – Grade 4. Show length: 45 minutes. Performances on Fridays at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Tickets, $10; group rates available. Call (301) 634-5380 or visit www.thepuppetco.org.
<cal2>Saturday, Jan. 16 — "Magic Toyshop"
Wednesday, Jan. 27 — "Winter Wonderland"
Saturday, Jan. 30 — "Penguin’s Playground
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.
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.