Hot Shows in February

February is cold outside but hot in NYC theaters. Get through winter with some great indoor entertainment options. And don’t forget to take advantage of 2-for-1 Broadway Week, Off-Broadway Week and 2-for-1 Must-See Week plus all-year theater discounts.

See Petite Seat for more info on kid-friendly shows including age guidelines.


Puss in Boots

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park ~ Upper West Side
$12, $8/ages 1.5-12 years, free/under 18 months
Tuesday-Friday 10:30 & 11:30 am
Saturday & Sunday 1 pm
Through Sept 15

See a classic story with a twist at historic, cozy Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre. Looking for a change, sly cat Puss dons a snazzy pair of boots and sets off on a magical journey, proving himself a caring friend to his owner Fergus Mundingle. Short and sweet and a good starter shows for toddlers – though fun for older kids, who espeically like the marionette demonstration at the end


My First Classical Music Book
A delightfully colorful introduction to classical music, My First Classical Music Book explores major composers and musical instrument families with vivid illustrations and engaging text. Comes with an accompanying audio CD with examples for each page. A favorite of our kids for many years.

The Story Pirates Present: Digging Up Danger
Ghosts? A mysterious plant? Something even more sinister? This spooky mystery (inspired by a real kid’s idea) doubles as a creative writing guide for young writers, with notes throughout introducing readers to the basics of creative writing plus writing prompts and exercises.