Shows


discount ticket guide | concerts | age guidelines & other tips

*See episodes of Fraggle Rock on the big screen (and explore the interactive exhibition Jim Henson’s World).

* Visit the charming Swedish Marionette Cottage and see Neverland: Peter Pan Returns and look for blooms in the nearby Shakespeare Garden.

* See a modern circus spectacle featuring balloon suits and flying umbrellas in Air Play at the New Victory.

* Check out website Petit Seat for age recommendations and other tips on specific shows.


Neverland: Peter Returns

Tuesday, April 24, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park ~ Upper West Side
FREE
See the Swedish Cottage’s musical spin on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales, featuring charming marionettes. Pirates, mermaid, and old-fashioned flying effects...

Neverland: Peter Returns

Wednesday, April 25, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park ~ Upper West Side
FREE
See the Swedish Cottage’s musical spin on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales, featuring charming marionettes. Pirates, mermaid, and old-fashioned flying effects...

Neverland: Peter Returns

Thursday, April 26, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park ~ Upper West Side
FREE
See the Swedish Cottage’s musical spin on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales, featuring charming marionettes. Pirates, mermaid, and old-fashioned flying effects...

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Friday, April 27, 10:00 am–11:00 am
DR2 Theatre ~ Gramercy & Flatiron
$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...

Neverland: Peter Returns

Friday, April 27, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park ~ Upper West Side
FREE
See the Swedish Cottage’s musical spin on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales, featuring charming marionettes. Pirates, mermaid, and old-fashioned flying effects...

Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam

Friday, April 27, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell ~ Central Park
FREE
Hear all 154 sonnets by Shakespeare spoken by 154 readers of all ages and abilities.

Sakura Matsuri 2018

Saturday, April 28, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Brooklyn Botanic Garden ~ Brooklyn
$25, $20/Seniors & Students, Free/Kids 12 & Under
Enjoy nearly 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture among gorgeous blossoming cherry tress at this annual festival.

Saturday Morning Show: Astrograss & Cardone The Magician

Saturday, April 28, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Brookfield Place ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
Enjoy an interactive concert with bluegrass/folk band Astrograss featuring sing-a-longs, dance contests, and high-energy fiddle hoedowns at 10 am and a magic...

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Saturday, April 28, 10:00 am–11:00 am
DR2 Theatre ~ Gramercy & Flatiron
$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...

KNOCK!

Saturday, April 28, 10:30 am–11:15 am
BAM Fisher ~ Brooklyn
$15
Young audiences sing along with performers as they explore the creative possibilities of forest wood—asking what it can do and what we...

Neverland: Peter Returns

Saturday, April 28, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park ~ Upper West Side
FREE
See the Swedish Cottage’s musical spin on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales, featuring charming marionettes. Pirates, mermaid, and old-fashioned flying effects...

Little Red Fish

Saturday, April 28, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Theatre Row ~ Midtown West
$29.25- $49.25, $1/lap seating for kids under 2
Puppet Kitchen, the team behind the family hit The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, presents a new puppet adventure. When Jeje is finally...

Oddysea (Big Umbrella Festival)

Saturday, April 28, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Lincoln Center ~ Upper West Side
$25
In an immersive theater experience created for young audiences on the autism spectrum and their families set within a beautiful undersea world,...

Street Games

Saturday, April 28, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Thomas Jefferson Park ~ Harlem
FREE
Play classic street games from the ’60s and ’70s with a modern spin. All ages can try stickball, pogo sticks, double-dutch, hula...

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

Saturday, April 28, 11:00 am–11:45 am
St. Luke’s Theatre ~ Midtown West
$35
Four of Ezra Jack Keats' best stories are brought to life, including The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Goggles!, and Letter to...

Up and Away (Big Umbrella Festival)

Saturday, April 28, 11:30 am–12:30 pm
Lincoln Center ~ Upper West Side
$25
In an immersive theater experience created for young audiences on the autism spectrum and their families, join the Fogg Family on a...

Addy & Uno

Saturday, April 28, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Theatre Row ~ Midtown West
FREE
In this family musical about disabilities, Uno, a child with autism, faces the challenge of competing in his school's math competition. His...

Story Pirates

Saturday, April 28, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Arhur Seelen Theater at the Drama Book Shop ~ Midtown West
$35
See a show described as "Monty Python meets Schoolhouse Rock," where the actors take ideas from the children in the audience to...

That Chemistry Show

Saturday, April 28, 12:00 pm–1:15 pm
The Physics Theater ~ Midtown West
$29 at this link
A candle that moves water, a paper cup that won't burn, a firefly without fire. An atomic flash, weaponized sugar, a hydrogen...

Cendrillon – Metropolitan Opera HD Live Broadcast

Saturday, April 28, 12:45 pm–3:45 pm
Talent Unlimited High School ~ Upper East Side
FREE
See a Metropolitan Opera performance of Massanet's Cendrillon (Cinderella) in high-definition in a high school auditorium. Also at Brooklyn High School for...

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