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Boston Performance Events for Kids and Families

Introducing your child to live theatre and performances at a young age is a terrific idea. Not only will they learn to appreciate the talents of others, they may just be inspired to find their own gift of performing art.


Newton Parlor Musical Performance SeriesNewton, Free
Wed, January 27, 2021  -  Wed, March 3, 2021   
A six week musical performance series in support of local arts and culture. Organized and hosted by Newton Cultural Development and funded by Newton Community Pride.
Solitaire Suite: A Virtual PerformanceVirtual/Online, Free
Sat, February 20, 2021  -  Sat, February 27, 2021   
Driving through the suburban countryside in the middle of the night, Celeste, Pete, and their son Tiger encounter a mysterious object on the side of the road that will transform their lives forever.
Free Family Puppet Shows with Puppet Showplace TheatreVirtual/Online, Free
Sun, March 7, 2021  -  Sun, March 21, 2021   
FREE Family Shows return to our virtual stage starting March 7th. RSVP online for your Zoom link to join the fun! This month, enjoy engaging shows like Cozy Connect: Mr. Cuddles is Missing! and Rock the Boat. Ages 4+.
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Celebrate! Virtual Celtic Bells - The Irish in BostonVirtual/Online, Free
Sat, March 13, 2021   
Listen to the story of Irish immigrants in Boston through songs and poems of work, humor, protest, longing for home, and longing to feel at home as immigrants in America. Enjoy the lively music of the fiddle, bodhran...
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Shen Yun 2021Boston, $$$$
Sat, April 10, 2021  -  Sun, April 18, 2021   
Ancient legends of virtue and modern tales of courage are brought to life by more than a dozen dances and songs, making for one extraordinary, uplifting and unforgettable experience.
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Free Shakespeare on the Common 2021: The TempestBoston, Free
Thu, July 22, 2021  -  Mon, August 9, 2021   
One of Greater Boston's most beloved traditions, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's “Free Shakespeare On The Common” continues it's seasonal tradition with William Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'.
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Kidz Bop LIVE! 2021 (Rescheduled from July 11, 2020)Boston, $$
Sun, August 15, 2021   
Kidz Bop is an interactive experience for the whole family, where the KIDZ BOP Kids will be performing some of today’s biggest hits “sung by kids for kids,” with engaging new set design, exciting choreography, and more.
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Kerplunk!Boston, $$
Tue, March 5, 3016  -  Sat, May 28, 2016   
Space pirates, talking dogs, trees that hug you…this show has it all because it's the adventure you and your family create together! Each performance is based on your imagination so no two adventures are ever the same.
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