Family Series

Share the magic of a live performance with the whole family! From acrobats to dinosaurs, beloved characters to new favorites, audiences of all ages will be enchanted by the 2016-2017 Family Series.

Odd Squad – LIVE! 
Sunday, October 16, 2016 | 2:00pm
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.Attention, Odd Squad fans! Something very strange has happened in Frederick, and Ms. O needs you to team up with your fellow agents in this live, interactive adventure based on the hit PBS Kids® series. There will be gadgets! There will be villains! There will be music! Don’t miss your chance to join in the sleuthing and help solve the case.

Cirque Mechanics: Pedal Punk
Thursday, October 20, 2016 | 7:30pm

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Experience artistry and thrills like no other when one of America’s premiere circuses takes the stage in a steampunk-inspired acrobatic whirlwind. Aerialists fly high and cyclists put the pedal to the metal as machines, merriment, and mayhem grow larger than life. It’s a don’t-miss evening of family fun the New York Times calls “exceptional, evocative, eye-catching and grossly entertaining!”

The Aluminum Show
Sunday, November 13, 2016 | 5:00pm

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Industrial materials come to life in an interactive, multi-sensory spectacle for the entire family! Combining special effects, acrobatics, puppetry, and more, this stimulating tour de force tells the story of one man’s journey to a parallel universe. Audiences of all ages are sure to be enthralled by the luminous magic of everyday materials.

Tuba Christmas
Saturday, November 26, 2016 | 12:00pm
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The popular tuba comrades of Frederick return with a variety of brassy Christmas hits, delighting audiences of all ages for an annual Weinberg Center tradition. In lieu of admission, a canned food drive will be held to benefit the Community Action Agency of Frederick City.

Weinberg Winterfest
Saturday, November 26, 2016 | 3:00pm
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This beloved Weinberg Center tradition features a short silent film, followed by Santa and Mrs. Claus leading the audience in caroling, accompanied by the mighty Wurlitzer organ! In lieu of admission, a canned food drive will be held to benefit the Community Action Agency of Frederick City.

 

The Nutcracker
Friday, December 9, 2016 | 8:00pm
Saturday, December 10, 2016 | 2:00pm & 7:00pm
Sunday, December 11, 2016 | 2:00pm

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The stunning artistry of Maryland Regional Ballet and the beloved Tchaikovsky score combine to transport audiences to the Kingdom of Sweets. Under the direction of Joyce Morrison and featuring guest artists from the New York City Ballet and students from the Frederick School of Classic Ballet, it’s a holiday tradition at its finest.

 

A Christmas Carol
Friday, December 16, 2016 | 7:30pm
Saturday, December 17, 2016 | 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, December 18, 2016 | 2:00pm

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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 story with a message that never grows old.

Seussical
Saturday, January 21, 2017 | 11:00am
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“Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’s best-loved stories collide in an unforgettable musical caper! When Horton the elephant hears a small cry for help coming from a speck of dust, he promises to rescue its tiny inhabitants because “a person’s a person, no matter how small.”

Jon Spelman: Family Tales
Saturday, February 11, 2017 | 1:00pm
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For those who enjoy a tall tale, there’s no one better suited to the task than master storyteller Jon Spelman. An award-winner in both children’s radio and children’s television, Spelman is the recipient of a Parents’ Choice Award and three Emmy® awards. Join us as he weaves enchanting tales both new and old in a mesmerizing performance sure to delight audiences of all ages.

Disney’s Choo-Choo Soul with Genevieve!
Monday, February 20, 2017 | 2:00pm

Rotator_Choo Choo SoulAll aboard the choo-choo train! Follow the musical adventures of Disney Jr.’s hip-hop train conductor Genevieve and her dancing, beatboxing engineer DC. A Parent’s Choice Award winner featuring diverse, catchy music the entire family can enjoy, Choo-Choo Soul is sure to have audiences of all ages dancing in the aisles!

Circo Comedia
Friday, March 3, 2017 | 7:00pm

Rotator_Circo ComediaIt’s family entertainment at its finest with the unpredictable thrills, side-splitting laughs, and daredevil stunts of Circo Comedia! Following in the tradition of the Quebec Circus, multi-talented duo Jean Saucier and Patrick Côté combine physical finesse, acrobatics, and magic to take comedy to new heights.

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | 7:00pm

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Get ready for the ultimate playdate – 65 million years in the making! Embark on a tour of prehistoric Australia, where you’ll meet an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs. Designed with the help of professional paleontologists and manned by skilled puppeteers, these larger-than-life creatures will delight and educate audiences of all ages.