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Atlantic for Kids’ new play explores sibling relationships, using the delicate weavings of a Hawaiian craft.
Trusty Sidekick Theater Company has created an outdoor adventure for young people on the autism spectrum.
Opening with five days of in-person performances, the International Puppet Fringe Festival NYC also includes streaming productions and an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York.
A Harriet Tubman monologue, an animated “Sit-In” and a toy theater short about medical inequity deliver useful messages through varied mediums.
From shows based on children’s books to productions that introduce children to global cultures, companies are offering a range of options.
There may not be group hikes and s’mores, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be adventure, songs, comedy, art and dance. Here are some programs taking place online.
Two new productions use everyday materials and artistic ingenuity to gently warn young audiences of the perils of climate change.
Despite a meanspirited neighbor — spoiler alert! — things work out just fine.
TheaterWorksUSA has brought a best-selling children’s book series to the stage in a bubbly, puppet-filled musical.
The bizarro, irreverent world of Dav Pilkey, the creator of the Captain Underpants books, has been deftly translated to the Lucille Lortel Theater’s stage.
These classics, performed at Theater Row, are not holiday stories per se, but they have much to say about greed and goodness.
A 9-year-old planting lima beans helps a community question assumptions, in this family theater work based on a young-adult novel by Paul Fleischman.
For its free summer theater program, Theatreworks USA has adapted a children’s book series featuring a laid-back, guitar-playing feline hero.
“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical,” at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, has bucks as well as does, but its message of equality is not fully realized.
In “Pip’s Island,” an interactive theater piece, children travel through a dozen installations as they assist adult actors in saving a magical realm.
Mr. Kelly, who performs stand-up that some have found offensively clean, is celebrating his latest project, “My First Comedy Album,” in shows this weekend.
“Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” at the New Victory Theater, stars life-size puppets as the creatures that upend a sedate couple’s lives — and warm their hearts.
Bonnie Duncan uses a clothesline as both set and plot device in this solo family show about a battle of wits between a little girl and a mischievous rodent.
Robert Lopez, a songwriter for “Frozen,” and Adam Koplan created this Atlantic for Kids adaptation, an exuberant musical with both actors and puppets.
This City Parks Foundation production at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park features a clever update of the fairy tale.
This year’s Theatreworks USA free summer production, at the Lucille Lortel Theater, is based on “Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School.”
“Liberty: A Monumental New Musical,” by Dana Leslie Goldstein and Jon Goldstein, brings historical figures and one statue to life at 42West.
This adaptation by New York City Children’s Theater stays true to the novel’s premise but, unlike the book, is full of comedy.
Family theater in this case means graphic, high-speed and sometimes fiery demonstrations of the laws of physics.
This Atlantic for Kids production at the Linda Gross Theater packs in surprises while offering lessons on gender roles and income inequality.
The show, by New York City Children’s Theater, finds some characters conceived as real people in the author’s life.
This family play that borrows from the commedia dell’arte tradition has donned holiday garb and been adapted since its New York International Fringe Festival appearance.
The Rockettes once again are kicking off the holiday season at Radio City Music Hall, with a few new flourishes.
The Siamese cat who believes he’s a Chihuahua has another musical adventure at the Lucille Lortel Theater.
A new musical based on the children’s book by the actress Julianne Moore teaches that differences, like a peppering of freckles, add spice to the world.
The French Canadian troupe bounced, whirled, juggled and defied gravity in its performance at the New Victory theater.