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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.


1776Cambridge, $$
Tue, May 17, 2022  -  Sun, July 24, 2022   
Fed up with living under the tyranny of British rule, John Adams attempts to persuade his fellow members of the Continental Congress to vote in favor of American Independence.
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A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond MusicalBoston, $$$
Tue, June 21, 2022  -  Sun, July 31, 2022   
The story of the legendary Neil Diamond comes to life on stage in a gripping and uplifting new musical featuring his hit songs “Sweet Caroline,” “America,” and “Cracklin’ Rosie.”
Jack and the BeanstalkBrookline, $
Sat, July 2, 2022  -  Sun, July 3, 2022   
Puppet Showplace Theater's Puppets Around the World series kicks off in March with an imaginative retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk, by Dream Tale Puppets.
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Disney's Frozen, KidsWellesley, $$
Fri, July 8, 2022  -  Sat, July 9, 2022   
Based on the 2018 Broadway musical and the 2013 Disney film, DISNEY’S FROZEN, KIDS! brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage; a story of true love and acceptance between sisters.
CinderellaBeverly, $$
Tue, July 12, 2022  -  Sun, July 24, 2022   
Cinderella is a magical production featuring a live orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists!
Kids Musical Theater ClassWatertown, $
Sat, July 16, 2022  -  Sat, August 27, 2022   
Do you have budding actress or actor at home? Our Musical Theater class is perfect dramatic summer activity for them! Sign up today before spots fill up!
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Free Shakespeare on the Common 2022: Much Ado About NothingBoston, Free
Wed, July 20, 2022  -  Sat, August 27, 2022   
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 'Much Ado About Nothing'.
My Evil Twin, a new cabaret musicalBoston, $
Fri, July 22, 2022  -  Sun, July 24, 2022   
My Evil Twin is an intimate musical starring identical twin opera singers Jim and John Demler, telling the story the story of their lives with vulnerability and bravado in a tribute to sibling love.
Liars & Believers presents Yellow Bird ChaseCambridge, Free
Sun, July 24, 2022  -  Sun, July 24, 2022   
Join Liars & Believers on this adventure of masks, puppets, and gibberish. A clownish maintenance crew finds a magical bird, and a mad chase begins.
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AnastasiaBoston, $$$
Tue, August 16, 2022  -  Sun, August 28, 2022   
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey across America at last! This dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of...
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'Twas the Night Before... by Cirque du SoleilBoston, $$
Fri, November 25, 2022  -  Sun, December 11, 2022   
‘Twas the Night Before…” by Cirque du Soleil – is making its Boston debut at the Boch Center Wang Theatre. The show is Cirque’s exhilarating spin on the beloved Christmas tale, is about the wonders of sharing and...
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Hamilton - Boston Tour!Boston, $$$
Tue, January 17, 2023  -  Sun, March 12, 2023   
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury...
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The Simon & Garfunkel StoryBoston, $$$
Sat, March 4, 2023   
The immersive concert-style theater show chronicles the amazing journey shared by the folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel.
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Bluey’s Big Play: The Stage ShowBoston
Fri, April 7, 2023  -  Sat, April 8, 2023   
Grab the sticky geckos, break out the duck cakes, and alert the grannies! It’s time to meet the much-loved Heeler family, who will be coming to theaters all across the United States with the Bluey live show, Bluey’s Big...
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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To Kill A MockingbirdBoston, $$$
Tue, April 5, 4022  -  Sun, April 17, 2022   
All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning masterwork. The New York Times Critic’s Pick TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is “the most successful American play in Broadway...
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