Junie B. Jones

Recommended for grades K-5 in connection with the FCPS language arts curriculum.

Hooray, hooray! Everyone’s favorite first grader is back in a musical combining three Junie B. classics. From new friend woes to lunch lady hairnets and a one-man band, it’s all captured in her Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal. (And you know what? She might even like first grade, after all!)

The smARTS Series presents weekday performances for students! All FCPS reservations must be made through the FCPS Elementary VPA office. Tickets are required for homeschool groups of less than 25 and the general public. Download a smARTS Series brochure.

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Educational, smARTS Series
November 29, 2017 10:00 am Buy Tickets
November 29, 2017 12:15 pm Buy Tickets

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's Fun Company presents

A Christmas Carol

Recommended for grades 5-10 in connection with the FCPS language arts curriculum.

Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, and the Christmas spirits arrive on the Weinberg stage in a traditional retelling of the Charles Dickens classic. A show for both the young and young-at-heart, experience the beloved holiday story with a message that never grows old.

The smARTS Series presents weekday performances for students! All FCPS reservations must be made through the FCPS Elementary VPA office. Tickets are required for homeschool groups of less than 25 and the general public. Download a smARTS Series brochure.

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Educational, Holiday, Plays, smARTS Series
December 12, 2017 10:00 am Buy Tickets
December 13, 2017 10:00 am Buy Tickets

Freedom Train

Recommended for grades 3-9 in connection with the FCPS social studies curriculum.

Explore the true story of Harriet Tubman and her journey to guide over 300 slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad. Featuring traditional African American spirituals like “Follow the Drinking Gourd,” experience a musical retelling honoring the power of the human spirit.

The smARTS Series presents weekday performances for students! All FCPS reservations must be made through the FCPS Elementary VPA office. Tickets are required for homeschool groups of less than 25 and the general public. Download a smARTS Series brochure.

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Educational, Plays, smARTS Series
January 22, 2018 10:00 am Buy Tickets
January 22, 2018 12:15 pm Buy Tickets

Pirate School: The SCIENCE of Pirates!

Recommended for grades K-5 in connection with the FCPS math and science curriculum.

Ahoy, matey! Seafarers have pushed science and technology forward throughout all of history. Now, swashbuckling and comedy converge on the high seas to explore math, engineering, and more through sailboat aerodynamics, nautical navigation, and – of course – the flight of a cannonball!

The smARTS Series presents weekday performances for students! All FCPS reservations must be made through the FCPS Elementary VPA office. Tickets are required for homeschool groups of less than 25 and the general public. Download a smARTS Series brochure.

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Educational, smARTS Series
February 9, 2018 10:00 am Buy Tickets
February 9, 2018 12:15 pm Buy Tickets

Enchantment Theatre Company presents

My Father’s Dragon

Recommended for grades K-5 in connection with the FCPS language arts curriculum.

When nine-year-old Elmer Elevator hears of a baby dragon being held captive on the fearsome Wild Island, he sets off on an adventure like no other. Enchanting special effects, humor, and an unlikely friendship combine as the beloved Newbery-winning book series roars to life onstage.

The smARTS Series presents weekday performances for students! All FCPS reservations must be made through the FCPS Elementary VPA office. Tickets are required for homeschool groups of less than 25 and the general public. Download a smARTS Series brochure.

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Educational, smARTS Series
March 12, 2018 10:00 am Buy Tickets
March 12, 2018 12:15 pm Buy Tickets

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site: The Musical!

Recommended for grades pre K-3 in connection with the FCPS language arts curriculum.

Bedtime is approaching, and this construction team needs its rest… but Crane is getting cranky, Cement Mixer takes too long with bathtime, and Dump Truck just isn’t sleepy! Will they ever get some shut-eye in time for tomorrow’s work? Don’t miss a world premiere musical based on the bestselling book.

The smARTS Series presents weekday performances for students! All FCPS reservations must be made through the FCPS Elementary VPA office. Tickets are required for homeschool groups of less than 25 and the general public. Download a smARTS Series brochure.

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Educational, Musicals, smARTS Series
April 16, 2018 10:00 am Buy Tickets
April 16, 2018 12:15 pm Buy Tickets