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Boston Theatre for Kids and Families

Most Boston Theatre stages feature family-friendly performances throughout the year suitable to kids. Find out what's playing near you in Boston and introduce your kids to the wonders of live performance.

ImprovBoston Family Show (VIRTUAL)Cambridge, $
Sat, December 21, 2019  -  Mon, December 28, 2020   
Hilarious improvised comedy show that everyone in the family will love. This evening full of interactive games and music, performed by the ImprovBoston Family Show Crew, is sure to bring out the child in everyone.
Blue Man Group: Charles Playhouse (DARK)Boston, $$
Sat, March 14, 2020  -  Thu, December 17, 2020   
Blue Man Group is best known for its award-winning theatrical productions which critics have described as 'ground-breaking', 'hilarious', 'visually stunning' and 'musically powerful'.
Fun Activities + Short Films For KidsCambridge, Free
Mon, May 18, 2020  -  Sat, July 18, 2020   
Ready to have some fun with your little ones? Get the wiggles out to some music, play along as you watch a puppet show, or join the Wistia Creative Alliance team on an adventure.
Patchwork Players: Give My Regards To DisneyNew Hampshire, $
Today  -  Tue, July 14, 2020   
“Be our guest” virtually and join us as we celebrate Disney’s 25 years on Broadway featuring your favorite tunes from many beloved Disney stage productions!
Broadway Bound: One-Week Summer Theater ProgramFoxboro, $$$
Mon, July 20, 2020  -  Fri, July 24, 2020   
Great theater program for tweens or teens! Check out Broadway Bound! This Summer. Spend time acting, singing, dancing and having fun on stage at a non-profit Theater!
Patchwork Players: Polkadots: The Cool Kids MusicalNew Hampshire, $
Tue, July 21, 2020  -  Tue, July 28, 2020   
Inspired by the events of The Little Rock 9, the award-winning musical Polkadots is a colorful history lesson for people of all ages - reminding us that our individual differences make us awesome, not outcasts.
Kraftwerk 3-D ConcertBoston, $$
Fri, July 31, 2020  -  Fri, July 31, 2020   
After their worldwide hugely successful 3-D concert tours, the Electro pioneers Kraftwerk announced North American tour dates. Bringing together music, 3-D visuals and performance art, KRAFTWERK are a true „Gesamtkunstwerk„ a total work of art.
Patchwork Players: Made of Wood - PinocchioNew Hampshire, $
Tue, August 4, 2020  -  Tue, August 11, 2020   
What happens to Pinocchio after he’s turned into a real boy? Join Pinocchio, Gepetto and the Blue Fairy on Pinocchio’s 13th birthday on their journey to self-acceptance.
Patchwork Players: Land of the Lost StoriesNew Hampshire, $
Tue, August 18, 2020  -  Tue, August 25, 2020   
What happens to a fairytale character when their story is no longer being told? They get discarded to the “Land of Lost Stories.”Cherished characters from well-known stories must work together to escape the island.
The DecemberistsBoston, $$
Wed, August 19, 2020  -  Wed, August 19, 2020   
Over the past 20 years The Decemberists have toured the world, performed at countless major festivals, and even founded Travelers’ Rest a festival of their own curation in Missoula, Montana.
The Amazing Acro-cats Astound Arlington!Arlington, $$$
Fri, August 28, 2020  -  Sun, August 30, 2020   
The Amazing Acro-Cats is a 90-minute entertaining and educational show that supports the mission of Rock Cats Rescueby promoting animal welfare, educating audiences on feline foster and rescue, and demonstrating the benefits of clicker training.
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Cirque du Soleil: UNDER THE SAME SKY - CANCELLEDBoston, $$$
Sat, August 29, 2020   
Cirque du Soleil UNDER THE SAME SKY - a brand new Big Top production to Premiere in Boston at Suffolk Downs on August 29th, 2020 Tickets on sale now!
HeathersNew Hampshire, $$
Sat, August 29, 2020  -  Sat, August 29, 2020   
The Weathervane Theatre presents Heathers (Virtually). Greetings, salutations. Welcome to Westerberg High, where Veronica Sawyer is just another of the nobodies dreaming of a better day.
Ali Wong StandupBoston, $$
Sat, October 10, 2020  -  Sat, October 10, 2020   
Ali Wong is a stand-up comic from San Francisco, now living in Los Angeles. Her first Netflix stand-up special BABY COBRA was filmed when she was 7 months pregnant.
Ali Wong StandupBoston, $$
Sun, October 11, 2020  -  Sun, October 11, 2020   
Ali Wong’s The Milk & Money Tour originally scheduled for the Wang Theatre on April 25 & 26 has been rescheduled to a new date on October 10 & 11, 2020. Original tickets will be automatically transferred to the new date(s).
POSTPONED to 10/30 - An Evening with Eckhart TolleBoston, $$$
Fri, October 30, 2020  -  Fri, October 30, 2020   
Eckhart Tolle will now take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage October 30, 2020. Eckhart Tolle is widely recognized as one of the most original and inspiring spiritual teachers today.
The Toe Jam Puppet Band: 'Green Show'Weston, $$
Wed, November 11, 2020  -  Thu, November 11, 2010   
The Provisional Group of the Weston Garden Club is sponsoring the Toe Jam Puppet Band for a Veterans Day puppet show, concert and bake sale. Please join us on Thursday, November 11th from 10 to 11 AM at the Country School cafetorium on Alphabet Lane.
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Million Dollar Quartet (RESCHEDULED)Boston, $$
Fri, November 20, 2020  -  Sat, November 21, 2020   
Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award-winning musical inspired by the recording session that brought together rock icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.
Trolls LIVE! (RESCHEDULED)Boston, $$
Sat, November 21, 2020  -  Sun, November 22, 2020   
Trolls LIVE! will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage on May 9 & 10! Get ready for another adventure when Poppy, Branch and their friends come to life on-stage in Trolls LIVE!, their first ever live tour!
POTPONED: Bikini Kill at the Boch CenterBoston, $$
Mon, November 23, 2020  -  Mon, November 23, 2020   
Bikini Kill will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage on a new date: November 23rd. If you had purchased tickets, your original tickets will be automatically transferred to the new date. Bikini Kill is a feminist punk band that was based in Olympia, WA and...
The Bachelor Live (POSTPONED)Boston
Tue, January 19, 2021  -  Tue, January 19, 2021   
Please be advised that The Bachelor Live On Stage originally scheduled for the Wang Theatre on March 27, 2020 has been rescheduled to a new date on January 19, 2021.
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Shen Yun 2021Boston, $$$$
Sat, April 10, 2021  -  Sun, April 18, 2021   
Ancient legends of virtue and modern tales of courage are brought to life by more than a dozen dances and songs, making for one extraordinary, uplifting and unforgettable experience.
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band / The Avett BrothersBoston, $$$
Thu, June 3, 2021  -  Thu, June 3, 2021   
Don't miss Ringo Starr, with multi-Grammy Award nominated Americana legends The Avett Brothers, and his current All Starr Band featuring Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Gregg Rolie, Warren Ham, Gregg Bissonette, and Hamish Stuart.
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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'.
Spotlight Playhouse Presents 'Broadway on Essex'Haverhill, $
Wed, March 28, 2914  -  Sat, March 29, 2014   
Spotlight Playhouse presents Broadway on Essex, a cabaret dinner theater, Seating is limited, get your tickets early for this fantastic evening that will bring a little Broadway to your own backyard!

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