Bethesda’s Imagination Stage takes dead aim at the 4 to 12 set in a six-production season which will feature a world premiere of a Roald Dahl play, the company announced yesterday.
Like Willow Smith, Rapunzel (Felicia Curry) loves her hair. And why shouldn’t she? It is her crowning glory, her plaything, a transportation system, and until Prince Brian (Jonathan Atkinson) comes along, her only friend.
Imagination Stage has seized on the idea of a ball for the 4-12 set to be held in its Bethesda location. Titled “Just Imagine…The Inaugural Children’s Ball”, the event takes place Saturday May 5th, starting at 3:30 and ends at 7pm, as weary ball goers are whisked off for home in their carriages, or other conveyances.
With their announcement today, Imagination Stage has taken a creative leap from the stage to the page. P. Nokio, the popular hip-hop musical playing at Imagination Stage, is now available in eBook form for Amazon’s Kindle for $2.99 and, coming soon, for Barnes & Noble’s Nook.
Brimming with energy, Paige Hernandez brings a joyful creativity wherever she goes. As a teaching artist, actor, dancer and choreographer, and a self-professed hip-hop advocate, Hernandez has worked with artists of all ages from the classroom to the theatre and beyond.
P. Nokio, written and directed by hip hop performing artist Psalmayene 24, hits a fun and groovy downbeat. Playing the main character, Psalmayene 24 takes on the stiff mannerisms of an artificial image plucked from an electronic game and given a body by the graffiti fairy, the irresistible Paige Hernandez, who makes dreams come true.
Imagination Stage’s new musical production of Dr. Dolittle combines two stories, the traditional Dr. Dolittle tale and the story of its origins in letters written home by Hugh Lofting while away at war. While the approach may initially puzzle the youngest children, the two stories cleverly blend to support common themes about the importance of […]
Overlooked by the powerful, and eager for a chance to prove himself, Aladdin hungers for some sign of magic to pick him up out of life’s daily routine. The same can be said of the target audience for Aladdin’s Luck: children, ages four and up, some of whom are seeing live theatre for the first […]
Roll the clock back to Britain’s glorious Gilded Age of 1908 when Kenneth Grahame dreamed up this rambling adventure for his little son about animals with human traits and the importance of friendship. After seven motorcars wrecks, three hospitalizations and a sentencing to 20-years in prison for speeding and car theft, wacky Mr. Toad, who […]
Even in this age of iPads, mobile apps and handheld computer games, show-and-tell still holds an irresistible allure for grade-schoolers. The Day John Henry Came to School, a world-premiere play by Eric Pfeffinger debuting at Imagination Stage, affirms the triumph of man over machine.
Perseus Bayou is making a welcome return to the DC area after an eight year absence. Now an entirely new generation of children can enjoy the charms of this creative family musical playing at Imagination Stage.
The holidays have descended upon first-grade Room One and Junie B. Jones (Casie Platt) is of two minds. On the one hand, she is giddier than Scrooge on Christmas morning with the prospect of the school’s holiday gift shop, which contains such delights as unsullied crayons and the ultimate embodiment of the true meaning of […]