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Now Through June 13

<cal2>"The Red Balloon" - U.S. Premiere. Adventure Theatre brings to the stage the 1956 award winning film "Le Ballon Rouge" by Albert Lamorisse. Pascal, a lonely French boy, befriends an enchanted and sometimes mischievous red balloon. The beguiling pair draw inquisitive looks from adults and the envy of other school children as they wander the streets of Paris. Adapted for the stage by Anthony Clarke. Directed By Roberta Gasbarre. Ages 4 and up. Performances on Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (Additional performances on weekends and weekdays are listed at adventuretheatre.org. Tickets $12, children 12 and under; $15, adults. Call 301-634-2270.

<cal1>June 10-13

<cal2>"Annie Get Your Gun." Shows are Thursday 6/10, Friday 6/11 and Saturday 6/12 at 7:30 p.m.;

Sunday 6/13 at 2 p.m. Tickets prices are $19/adult, $17/students and $12/unreserved balcony

seats. Email groupsales@acttwo.org. For tickets or additional information, visit www.ActTwo.org or call 888-402-ACT2. At Georgetown Preparatory School’s Figge Theater, 10900 Rockville Pike.

<cal1>June 10-July 25

<cal2>"Sleeping Beauty." Thursdays and Fridays at 10 and 11:30 a.m., and Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Duration: 45 minutes. Tickets are $10. At the Puppet Co. Playhouse, North Arcade Building of Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, Md. Call 301-634-5380. Online Ticketing: www.thepuppetco.org

<cal1>June 23-Aug. 14

<cal2>"How I Became a Pirate." A giddy, goofy pirate musical for ages 3 and up. Cost is $10-$21. Matinee performances Tuesday-Friday at 10:30 AM and Saturday & Sunday at 1:30 and 4 p.m. See website (www.imaginationstage.org) for exact calendar; this show plays in repertory with Pirates! A Boy at Sea. At Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda. Call 301-280-1660

<cal1>"Tiny Tots"

<cal2>June 2 — "Second-Hand Stars," Wednesday, 10 a.m.

June 12 — "Old McDonald’s Farm," Saturday, 10 a.m.

June 19 — "Animal Crackers," Saturday, 10 a.m.

June 23 — "World on a String," Wednesday, 10 a.m.

June 26 — "Second-Hand Stars," Saturday, 10 a.m.

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.