The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe stars two excessively talented actors, a marvelous script, inventive technical design and a clever director, all waiting for you at Adventure Theatre MTC.
Everyone knows that an hour speeds by quickly when you’re having fun. In children’s theater, though, that isn’t always the case: what works for the teeny weenies often bores their parents to death. Yet this production of Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, is just delightful regardless of age: kids and parents alike will scarcely feel […]
Great Googly Moogly! Did you know there are monkeys loose in Glen Echo Park? Not only monkeys, but a giant snake, some rhinos, and some huge buzzy insecty things. It’s a veritable jungle inside Adventure Theatre MTC at Jumanji, with lots of delightful surprises in store for lucky youngsters (and some surprises for their parents, […]
A treasured fairy tale of a lovely bird that helps save a kingdom comes alive in the Adventure Theatre/MTC’s production of The Emperor’s Nightingale. Director Natsu Onoda Power leads a dynamic creative team to tell the story, set in 18th-century China, from a fresh new perspective .
From the creative mind of Roald Dahl who created such masterpieces as “Matilda,” “The Fantastic Mr. Fox,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and lots more, comes this adaptation of “James and the Giant Peach.” This Adventure Theatre MTC musical production mixes full blown imagination with Broadway-style savvy flair assuring a terrific time for all.
Adventure Theatre’s holiday offering, A Lump of Coal for Christmas, is as sweet as it is warm and will leave you feeling merry and bright.
Caps For Sale: The Musical is the first show of the 64th season- yep, folks, 64 years- of Adventure Theatre, a children’s theatre company based in Glen Echo Park, Md. Haven’t been there before? A pity, then- you’ve been missing a treat all these years. After a half century producing professional theatre, they know a […]
The Smithsonian invited DC Theatre Scene to present the next season to their audience, and as part of that presentation, DCTS Senior Writer Tim Treanor talked about shows he particularly anticipated. Today, we reproduce (more or less) what Tim had to say about experimental plays, operas, and theatre for young audiences.
Cats and chaos. That about sums up Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude. And, it’s a splendid combination. Full disclosure: As a child, my brother owned about 100 Garfield replicas—figurines, stuffed animals, and household objects (the Garfield phone—anyone remember that one?). And, as a good little sister, I supported his habit. So, I may be biased […]
Adventure Theatre tackled L. Frank Baum’s epic story and brought it to life with a playful script by Jacqueline E. Lawton that highlights key messages of appreciating the wonderful world at one’s own fingertips.
Petite Rouge, a Cajun Red Riding Hood is so steeped in Louisiana back-water country you can almost smell the wafting aroma of gumbo and need cornbread to sop it up.
Just when you thought you’ve seen the absolute final rendition of a Christmas Carol that you can take, another version pops up that’s irresistible—Tiny Tim’s is one of those. A grown up and healed Tim tells what really happened behind the scenes that changed the curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge all those years ago on the back […]