Seussical

“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.”

Free children’s books will be distributed prior to the show courtesy of Wonder Book and Video.

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Jon Spelman: Family Tales

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.

Free children’s books will be distributed prior to the show courtesy of Wonder Book and Video.

Sponsored in part by:
Maryland State Arts Council

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Disney’s Choo-Choo Soul with Genevieve!

All 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!

Free children’s books will be distributed prior to the show courtesy of Wonder Book and Video.

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Circo Comedia

“Physical dexterity and bad boy clowning for 60 some minutes of one-ring (half-ring?) entertainment.” –Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

It’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.

Free children’s books will be distributed prior to the show courtesy of Wonder Book and Video.

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Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live

Due to inclement weather, this event has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 13 at 7pm. All tickets for the original March 15 date will be honored; vouchers and refunds will be issued if necessary. Please contact the Box Office at 301.600.2828 with questions.

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. Free children’s books will be distributed prior to the show courtesy of Wonder Book and Video.

For those who purchased meet-and-greet tickets, please note that this exclusive reception begins at 5:30pm.

This performance is sponsored by
CARE Veterinary Center

Odd Squad – LIVE!

Attention, Odd Squad fans! There is oddness in Frederick, and Ms. O needs your help to solve it. Team up with new agents Owen and Ophelia in this live, interactive adventure based on the hit PBS Kids® series. Audiences of all ages will decode, decipher, and unravel clues to stop dastardly villains for a laugh-out-loud, action-packed experience not to be missed!

Free children’s books will be distributed prior to the show courtesy of Wonder Book and Video.

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The Rainbow Fish

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Rainbow Fish is used to being the most beautiful creature in the ocean. So when the other fish ask her for some silver scales, she refuses. How can she sacrifice the one thing that makes her unique? Celebrate the true meaning of friendship in this delightful musical retelling.

Recommended for grades K-2 in connection with the FCPS elementary language arts and social studies curriculums.

A Year with Frog & Toad

Due to inclement weather, FCPS is on a 2-hour delay. The 10am performance has been cancelled; the 12:15pm performance will go on as scheduled. Please contact the Box Office at 301.600.2828 with questions. Thank you for your understanding!

Follow two best friends – the cheerful Frog and the curmudgeonly Toad – through four fun-filled seasons as they meet new friends and rejoice in the differences that make them special. Part vaudeville, part make-believe, and all charm, this award-winning tale leaps to life onstage.

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

Freedom Train

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 and the power of the human spirit.

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

The Teacher from the Black Lagoon and Other Storybooks

Seven beloved stories come to life in an exciting musical revue! From “Dogzilla,” “Grumpy Bird,” and “I Want My Hat Back” to contemporary classics like “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse,” join the adventure and delve into your favorite storybooks.

Recommended for grades K-4 in connection with the FCPS elementary language arts curriculum.