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Culture For City Kids
Theater, Dance & Film

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Wednesday, November 22, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
St. Luke’s Theatre (308 West 46th Street)
$35

In this inventive and highly theatrical adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ classic book, two actors give a tour-de-force performance. Through the magic of theatre, Peter and Lucy will take you to Narnia, where The White Witch has cast a spell that makes it always winter and never Christmas. Come face to face with Aslan the Great Lion and cheer as Peter, Susan, Lucy and Edmund courageously battle the forces of evil, discovering that Love is the deepest magic of all. Open to everyone, most suitable for ages 5 and up.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Thursday, November 23, 10:00 am–11:00 am
DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street )
$25–$85.50

A menagerie of 75 lovable puppets bring beloved Eric Carle stories to life including The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly, Brown Bear, Brown Bear and, the star of the show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This critically acclaimed production has toured five countries after debuting in Australia.

Through Feb, 2018
Thursday 10 am
Friday 10 am & 12 pm
Saturday 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm &4 pm
Sunday 10 am, 12 pm & 2 pm

Thanksgiving Family Programs: Ratatouille & The Great Muppet Caper

Friday, November 24, 12:00 am
Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street) )
Free with museum admission ($12/adults, $9/students & seniors, $6/ages 3-12, free/2 and under)

See screenings of Pixar’s beloved Academy Award–winning film film Ratatouille (11 am) and the 1981 The Great Muppet Caper (2 pm) plus enjoy drop-in art making and animation projects inspired by and the Muppets’s Swedish Chef (the puppet is on view in The Jim Henson Exhibition).


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Friday, November 24, 10:00 am–11:00 am
DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street )
$25–$85.50

A menagerie of 75 lovable puppets bring beloved Eric Carle stories to life including The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly, Brown Bear, Brown Bear and, the star of the show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This critically acclaimed production has toured five countries after debuting in Australia.

Through Feb, 2018
Thursday 10 am
Friday 10 am & 12 pm
Saturday 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm &4 pm
Sunday 10 am, 12 pm & 2 pm

Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration

Friday, November 24, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) (212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam)
Free with museum admission ($11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger)

To celebrate Thanksgiving, the Children’s Museum of Museum offers a series of special events and activities during the holiday weekend, including art workshops, the Great Turkey Race, the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers and workshops professional broadway dancers.

Also on Saturday & Sunday.

The Migration

Friday, November 24, 7:00 pm–8:15 pm
The New Victory Theater (209 West 42nd Street)
$16-$38

With beat for every brushstroke, Step Afrika! brings to life Jacob Lawrence’s The Migration Series, the landmark collection of paintings about the largest demographic transformation in U.S. history. Fusing body percussion, tap and contemporary dance with live gospel, jazz and blues, the world’s first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping uses uniquely American art forms to tell this uniquely American story.

Friday 7 pm
Saturday 2 pm & 7 pm
Sunday 12 pm & 5 pm
Through Nov 26

Thanksgiving Family Programs: Ratatouille & The Great Muppet Caper

Saturday, November 25, 12:00 am
Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street) )
Free with museum admission ($12/adults, $9/students & seniors, $6/ages 3-12, free/2 and under)

See screenings of Pixar’s beloved Academy Award–winning film film Ratatouille (11 am) and the 1981 The Great Muppet Caper (2 pm) plus enjoy drop-in art making and animation projects inspired by and the Muppets’s Swedish Chef (the puppet is on view in The Jim Henson Exhibition).


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Saturday, November 25, 10:00 am–11:00 am
DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street )
$25–$85.50

A menagerie of 75 lovable puppets bring beloved Eric Carle stories to life including The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly, Brown Bear, Brown Bear and, the star of the show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This critically acclaimed production has toured five countries after debuting in Australia.

Through Feb, 2018
Thursday 10 am
Friday 10 am & 12 pm
Saturday 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm &4 pm
Sunday 10 am, 12 pm & 2 pm

Addy & Uno

Saturday, November 25, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street)
$42.25, Free/ages 2 & under

In this family musical about disabilities, Uno, a child with autism, faces the challenge of competing in his school’s math competition. His friends with varying disabilities – ADHD, vision, hearing and physical impairment – rally in support. With puppetry and music, the show celebrates the abilities within disability and inspires empathy and the understanding that it’s “nice to be nice”.

Saturday & Sunday 12 pm
Through Jan 14

Endangered! The Musical

Saturday, November 25, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street)
$25.00-$69.75

See q multi-cultural, international and multi-species musical about a social media savvy kid reporter and a group of endangered animals from around the globe who must survive an unexpected superstorm.

Saturday 11 am & 3 pm
Through Dec 30

Interstellar Cinderella

Saturday, November 25, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street)
$29.25

From beloved singer-songwriter Laurie Berkner and Barbara Zinn Krieger, the creators of the hit shows Wanda’s Monster and The Amazing Adventures of Harvey and the Princess, comes a futuristic retelling of one of the world’s most cherished stories, Cinderella is a space engineer looking to revolutionize space travel with her new invention. When the prince holds a space parade, Cinderella knows it’s the perfect opportunity to show him her hyper warp speed engine. But first, she’ll have to keep her evil stepmother from throwing a wrench in her plans.

Saturday 11 am & Sunday 2 pm through Dec 17.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Saturday, November 25, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
St. Luke’s Theatre (308 West 46th Street)
$35

In this inventive and highly theatrical adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ classic book, two actors give a tour-de-force performance. Through the magic of theatre, Peter and Lucy will take you to Narnia, where The White Witch has cast a spell that makes it always winter and never Christmas. Come face to face with Aslan the Great Lion and cheer as Peter, Susan, Lucy and Edmund courageously battle the forces of evil, discovering that Love is the deepest magic of all. Open to everyone, most suitable for ages 5 and up.


Uncommon Sense

Saturday, November 25, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street)
$49-$89

Meet Moose, Dan, Jess, and Lali, four people on the autism spectrum, and discover the remarkable ways they and their families conquer challenges through humor, determination and love. Inspired by interviews with real people, this multimedia play reveals our universal challenges with “difference,” our desire to connect, and the lengths we will go for the people we love. Written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic’s founder, Moisés Kaufman. This production embraces all audiences and will be presented in an inclusive, judgment-free environment, with Relaxed Performances on November 11 & 19 intended to attract and accommodate individuals who may not be able to comply with traditional theater etiquette.

Saturday 2 pm, Sunday 3 pm & Evening Performances
Through Nov 26

The Migration

Saturday, November 25, 7:00 pm–8:15 pm
The New Victory Theater (209 West 42nd Street)
$16-$38

With beat for every brushstroke, Step Afrika! brings to life Jacob Lawrence’s The Migration Series, the landmark collection of paintings about the largest demographic transformation in U.S. history. Fusing body percussion, tap and contemporary dance with live gospel, jazz and blues, the world’s first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping uses uniquely American art forms to tell this uniquely American story.

Friday 7 pm
Saturday 2 pm & 7 pm
Sunday 12 pm & 5 pm
Through Nov 26

Thanksgiving Family Programs: Ratatouille & The Great Muppet Caper

Sunday, November 26, 12:00 am
Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street) )
Free with museum admission ($12/adults, $9/students & seniors, $6/ages 3-12, free/2 and under)

See screenings of Pixar’s beloved Academy Award–winning film film Ratatouille (11 am) and the 1981 The Great Muppet Caper (2 pm) plus enjoy drop-in art making and animation projects inspired by and the Muppets’s Swedish Chef (the puppet is on view in The Jim Henson Exhibition).


Please Bring Balloons

Sunday, November 26, 10:00 am–10:30 am
University Settlement (184 Eldridge Street (corner of Rivington))
$25

Based on Lindsay Ward’s beautiful illustrated book, Please Bring Balloons, this interactive, multi-sensory theater experience is a fun and dynamic introduction to theater designed for ages 2-5 years old.

Sundays 10 am & 12 pm through December 10.

Addy & Uno

Sunday, November 26, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street)
$42.25, Free/ages 2 & under

In this family musical about disabilities, Uno, a child with autism, faces the challenge of competing in his school’s math competition. His friends with varying disabilities – ADHD, vision, hearing and physical impairment – rally in support. With puppetry and music, the show celebrates the abilities within disability and inspires empathy and the understanding that it’s “nice to be nice”.

Saturday & Sunday 12 pm
Through Jan 14

Interstellar Cinderella

Sunday, November 26, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street)
$29.25

From beloved singer-songwriter Laurie Berkner and Barbara Zinn Krieger, the creators of the hit shows Wanda’s Monster and The Amazing Adventures of Harvey and the Princess, comes a futuristic retelling of one of the world’s most cherished stories, Cinderella is a space engineer looking to revolutionize space travel with her new invention. When the prince holds a space parade, Cinderella knows it’s the perfect opportunity to show him her hyper warp speed engine. But first, she’ll have to keep her evil stepmother from throwing a wrench in her plans.

Saturday 11 am & Sunday 2 pm through Dec 17.

Uncommon Sense

Sunday, November 26, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street)
$49-$89

Meet Moose, Dan, Jess, and Lali, four people on the autism spectrum, and discover the remarkable ways they and their families conquer challenges through humor, determination and love. Inspired by interviews with real people, this multimedia play reveals our universal challenges with “difference,” our desire to connect, and the lengths we will go for the people we love. Written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic’s founder, Moisés Kaufman. This production embraces all audiences and will be presented in an inclusive, judgment-free environment, with Relaxed Performances on November 11 & 19 intended to attract and accommodate individuals who may not be able to comply with traditional theater etiquette.

Saturday 2 pm, Sunday 3 pm & Evening Performances
Through Nov 26

BAMkids Movie Matinees: Ernest and Celestine

Sunday, November 26, 2:00 pm–3:30 pm
Brookyln Academy of Music (BAM) (30 Lafayette Avenue)
$10, $7/ages 12 & under

See an enchanting tale of tolerance and acceptance, animated in lovely watercolor hues. Ernest is a gentle, but misunderstood bear. Celestine is a plucky, imaginative mouse. According to everything they’ve been taught, they’re not supposed to be friends—but a surprising rapport develops between the two and a captivating adventure ensues.


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