What are the best Off Broadway Theater Shows currently playing that both kids and adults can enjoy? This is a question being asked by many theater-goers these days. In an effort to answer this question, I have put together a list of shows that you may find suitable for both adults and kids. These shows, in my opinion, are the best Off Broadway Shows to see this season. Call the theaters directly if you have any questions about the show and its contents and of course if you've seen all of these...there's always Off Off Broadway
New World Stages
340 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10019
for tickets call:212-239-6200
Box Office Hours: Non-Event Days: Monday - Friday from 9:00am to 6:00pm Saturday from 10:00am to 6:00pm Closed Sunday
Event Days:* Monday - Friday from 9:00am to 1 hour after event start Saturday from 10:00am to 1 hour after event start Sunday from 12:00pm to 1 hour after event start
*If an event starts prior to standard box office opening time, the box office will open at 9:00am, and stay open until 1 hour after the event start time.
Runs November 11, 2009 through January 3, 2010
Familiar to all as the beloved Maria from Sesame Street, Sonia Manzano crafts a delightful tale about one family’s excursion from the Bronx to Enchanted State Park. Despite her parents warning not to do so, Iris sneaks her dog, El Exigente, into the family car already packed with cousins, aunts, uncles and “a few neighbors from the tri-state area.” But it only takes a little bit of trouble to bring the whole caravan to a screeching halt."
Atlantic Theater Company
Linda Gross Theater 336 West 20th Street New York, NY 10011
for tickets call:212-279-4200 or online at Ticket Central
Runs Oct 10, 2009 until November 1, 2009
How many times a day do you have to remind your kids to keep the noise down? Well, at Percussion People you and your family can attend a show where noise is not only encouraged it is part of the show!
Come as the group takes you on a journey through the family of percussion instruments. Remember a percussion instrument is anything you can Scrape! Shake! or Strike! to produce a sound. The group will play a variety of traditional percussion instruments such as marimba, xylophone, rope drum, drumset, bongos and djembe just to name a few.
In addition, the group will play some not so standard percussion instruments - so beware! This interactive family concert includes an instrument building workshop prior to the concert where audience members not only enjoy the music but help to create it. The group of rebel-rousing musicians led by music director Michael Sgouros includes 11 year-old percussionist Emily Sgouros. Percussion People performs each month at the Players Theatre located at 115 MacDougal Street in the West Village.
All performances are Sundays at 11am. Instrument building workshop at 10:30am.
For ages 3 and up.
115 MacDougal Street
New York, NY 10012
Ticket Price: $40.00; 35.00; $25.00
Tickets by Phone: 212-352-3101 866-811-4111(toll free)
This Show is Currently Running...call for schedule
For ages 5 and older.
13th Street Repertory
50 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011
for tickets call: 212-352-3101
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