The Kennedy Center

Events for Young Audiences

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Upcoming Events

Music for Young Audiences: Banda Magda

Jan 25 - Jan 27, 2019

This award-winning band combines South American rhythms with jazz improvisation, sung in six languages for a globetrotting adventure. Age 7+

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She A Gem

Feb 13 - Feb 28, 2019

Jump into a tale of double-dutch, friendship, and teamwork. In this original play by Josh Wilder, three teenagers form a double-dutch team in inner city Philadelphia to compete in their neighborhood pageant. Age 12+

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham1963

Mar 14 - Mar 24, 2019

Experience the beloved story of a family’s bond and endurance amidst one of the darkest periods in America’s history. Age 9+

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VOYAGERS: A Dance Among The Planets

Mar 27 - Mar 31, 2019

D.C. dance ensemble Company | E shares an interplanetary display of modern movement set to Gustav Holst’s The Planets. Age 5+

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The Me I Want to Sing

Apr 11 - Apr 13, 2019

This riveting two-performer show blends opera legends Marian Anderson and Leontyne Price’s most memorable performances—including opera, art songs, and more—with narrative spoken word. Age 12+

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NSO Music for Young Audiences: Break it Down!

Apr 25 - Apr 28, 2019

This energetic program delights in dissecting parts of music and musical instruments. Children will be amazed by the way instruments from the wind and percussion families are taken apart and put back together again. Age 3+

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May 15 - May 19, 2019

Dancers maneuver a set brought to life with fabric, projections, and sensors to explore children’s relationships to colors. Age 5+

On Sale 2/27/2019