JUST FOR KIDS
Friday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m.
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents this double-bill adaptation of Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd’s bedtime classics. With whimsical puppetry and soothing music, these stories promise to entertain young viewers.
Regular admission: $15. VIP tickets: $20. Group discounts available • 525-3000
Saturday, April 9, at 10 a.m.
Attention kids ages 2 to 8! Grab your magic carpet for an adventure with Music for Aardvarks.
$5/child. Free for adults • 537-1483
Saturday, April 9, 10-11 a.m.
Opera Memphis presents this family-friendly event as part of the Midtown Opera Festival. Munch a bowl of cereal as you watch your favorite characters take on opera's greatest hits.
$5 or Free with festival pass • 202-4537
Friday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. • Sensory-friendly performance: Saturday, April 16, at 11 a.m.
A tale of three birds and an egg unfolds on a rustic set made out of twigs, feathers, and shell. This story of friendship and wonder is told through physical theatre, illusion & music, creating a non-verbal exploration of the theme of "flying the nest."
Regular admission: $15. VIP tickets: $20. Group discounts available · 525-3000
Saturday, April 30, 1-2:15 p.m.
Musicians from the IRIS Orchestra perform a 45-minute, kid-friendly concert with interactive audience participation. After the concert, children can explore different musical instruments through the instrument petting zoo.
Free • 751-7669
April 2-10. Saturday & Sunday at 2 p.m.
Children ages 2-12 will enjoy this musical based on the popular children’s book, Pinkalicious by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann. The show centers around a girl named Pinkalicious who can't stop eating pink cupcakes.
$30/adult. $10/child. Reservations • 726-4656
April 22-May 1. Friday & Saturday, at 7 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m.
A school teacher’s first-day jitters are solved thanks to some clever TV characters. This popular children’s show features popular songs, "Just a Bill" and "Conjunction Junction."
$12/adult. $5/child • 525-0009
April 22-May 1. Friday & Saturday at 7 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m.
Desoto Family Theatre KIDS presents this musical, featuring Cat in the Hat as the narrator.
$12/adult. $7/child • (662) 470-2131
Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Children ages 5-11 are invited to come watch the adaptation of Barbara Park's best-selling books brought to stage in this comical musical. Follow sassy Junie B. on her first-grade adventures.
$10/adult. $5/child. Reservations • 726-4656
April 2 & 3, at 5 p.m.
New Ballet Ensemble presents Springloaded as part of Opera Memphis’ Midtown Opera Festival Performance features genre-defying style with a blend of improvisational hip-hop, ballet, and flamenco starring Noelia Garcia Carmona. New Ballet incubator partners Out Loud Artistry and Memphis Breakers also make special appearances.
$25/person • 202-4533
Saturday, April 16, at 2 & 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at 2 p.m.
Ballet Memphis' classic fairy tale production returns to the Orpheum featuring Steve McMahon's choreography along with Sergei Prokofiev's classical score and London City Ballet's sets.
$7-$72 • 737-7322