- NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Violins, and Trombones, and Bears, Oh, My! Jun. 8 - 9, 2013
- NSO Kinderkonzert: Peter & the Wolf Sat., Jun. 22, 2013
Upcoming Events: Performances for Young Audiences
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Violins, and Trombones, and Bears, Oh, My!
Jun. 8 - 9, 2013
We can be as different as trombones and violins, and still play together in harmony! Kids and stuffed animals alike will hear the unique sounds of a garden hose, funnel horn, a grownup violin and a baby one, and trombones in three sizes! Ages 3-5.
NSO Kinderkonzert: Peter & the Wolf
Sat., Jun. 22, 2013
Those wonderful wind instruments give voice to a little boy named Peter and a wolf on the prowl in Prokofiev's beloved musical tale. Age 4+
Man of the House
Nov. 2 - 3, 2013
In this world premiere, master storyteller David Gonzalez returns with a brand-new, semi-autobiographical solo show about Pablito, a young boy of Cuban/Puerto Rican heritage who searches for his long-lost father while spending a summer in Miami. Age 9+
Elephant and Piggie's We Are in a Play!
Nov. 23 - Dec. 31, 2013
Best friends Gerald and Piggie find themselves on an excellent musical adventure in this world premiere adaptation of Mo Willems's award-winning Elephant and Piggie books. Age 4+
Orphie and the Book of Heroes
Feb. 8 - 23, 2014
Spunky and curious Orphie, a young girl in Ancient Greece, sets out to save storyteller Homer and his Book of Heroes in this humorous world premiere musical--a quest that takes her from the heights of Mt. Olympus to the depths of the underworld. Age 9+
Mar. 29 - Apr. 6, 2014
Updated, inventive, and hilarious, this U.S. premiere is unlike any Robin Hood you've seen before! Scotland's acclaimed theater company Visible Fictions returns to bring this classic tale to life with a few actors and lots of imagination. Age 7+
All programs are subject to change.
Performances for Young Audiences is made possible by
Additional support for Performances for Young Audiences is provided in part by The Clark Charitable Foundation; Mr. James V. Kimsey; The Macy*s Foundation; The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.; The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation; the Park Foundation, Inc.; the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation; an endowment from the Ryna and Melvin Cohen Family Foundation; the U.S. Department of Education; the Verizon Foundation; Washington Gas; and by generous contributors to the Abe Fortas Memorial Fund, and by a major gift to the fund from the late Carolyn E. Agger, widow of Abe Fortas.
Major support for the Kennedy Center's educational programs is provided by David and Alice Rubenstein through the Rubenstein Arts Access Program.