Family Entertainment

FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT 

 

PAST PERFORMANCES OF THE SEASON:

Story Pirates Greatest Hits Show 

Sunday, October 12, 2014 

Sponsored by the Katzner-Panitz Family

Recognized by Jon Stewart as “crazy entertaining,” – and called a mix between School House Rock and Monty Python – Story Pirates will captivate and inspire audiences of all ages. Join us for a surprising afternoon filled with lively songs and outrageous sketches – all adapted from stories written by elementary school students from across the country. Performed by professional actors, story themes run the gamut from kung fu ninja babies fighting crime, to flying cats, and tickle monsters who rule the world. Who knows, the experience might even motivate your child to write a story for a future show! Perfect for ages 3-11. Come early for engaging activities including improvisation workshops with the Baltimore Improv group, a fun and meaningful service project with Jewish Volunteer Connection, and craft activities provided by Krieger Schechter Day School.


Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble in Incredible Feets

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Sponsored by BGE • With additional support from the Maryland State Arts Council

It will be hard to stay in your seats while watching Incredible Feets! This performance celebrates the world of percussive dance and music from Ireland, England, South Africa, Canada and the American South. You’ll love the hamboning, hoofin’, jazz tap, and more performed by six dancers and three musicians. The show includes audience participation and lots of foot tapping fun for the whole family. For 35 years Footworks has delighted audiences in the United States, Canada, Japan, and throughout Europe. Founding Director Eileen Carson Schatz is a National Endowment for the Arts Choreography Fellow and recipient of the Maryland State Arts Council’s 2014 Individual Artist Award for Choreography. Perfect for all ages.


Rick Recht - A Community Havdalah Concert

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Co-presented with The Macks Center for Jewish Education and PJ Library • Sponsored by Dentistry for Kids and Dr. Shari C. Kohn

Bring the whole family for a special evening of song with Jewish musical sensation Rick Recht. Recht is the top touring musician in Jewish music, playing over 150 concerts a year in the United States and abroad. His repertoire offers a unique blend of pop music, Hebrew and Jewish texts, and messages of social responsibility. Youth groups from the Baltimore community will be joining the artist on stage. Perfect for all ages. 


 

Peter and the Wolf with the Columbia Orchestra and Kinetics Dance Theater

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Sponsored by BGE and the Katzner-Panitz Family

This production of Prokofiev’s immortal Peter and the Wolf is a perfect way to introduce your children to the beauty and wonder of live orchestral music and dance. The Columbia Orchestra and Kinetics Dance Theater collaborate for a special performance of this classic musical tale about a young boy and his grandfather. The audience will also hear The Thrill of the Orchestra which introduces the various instruments of the orchestra. Perfect for all ages. 


The Wizard of Oz
Presented by The J's New Children's Theater Company 

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Sunday, May 17, 2015


Our talented children actors in grades 1-7 take the stage in this timeless classic. Travel with us "Somewhere Over the Rainbow” as we "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" to the "Merry Old Land of Oz."  Dorothy meets her friends-The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion- as she battles against the Wicked Witch of the West to save the Munchkins and other citizens of Oz from her Evil rule. all-ages appropriate and fun for everyone!