Seattle's Child

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Kid-friendly stage shows in the Seattle area, spring 2022

Daniel Tiger, Blippi and a "Beauty and the Beast" ballet designed with kids in mind.

Here’s a look at upcoming theater and dance events that are great for kids. Remember to check each specific event or venue’s COVID protocols.

Blippi in Tacoma, Everett

YouTube sensation Blippi will be in Tacoma and Everett for three performances of “Blippi The Musical” on April 15-16. The live show is aimed at kids 2 to 7 who will be encouraged to sing and dance along with the charismatic Blippi while learning about the world around them. Showtimes are 2 and 6 p.m. Friday, April 15, at Tacoma’s Pantages Theater; and 2 p.m. Saturday at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. Ticket information here.

 

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Seattle Children’s Theatre:

  • “The Best Summer Ever!” March 22-April 17. From SCT: “Summer means sleepaway camps, days with friends by the pool, and late nights gazing at the stars. For nine-year-old Maurice Abernathy Anderson, a significant loss and one little lie means his summer just got more complicated.” The show is described as a joyful production with rousing singalongs.
  • “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus: The Musical!” April 5 through May 22. It’s not hard to imagine how much fun this will be: The Pigeon really wants to drive the bus. He really, really, really wants to! Suddenly, he may get his chance. Naturally, comedy ensues — with puppets, songs and feathers.

Details and ticket information about the 2022 season can be found here.

 

‘Seussical’ in Tacoma

Tacoma Musical Playhouse will perform “Seussical The Musical TYA” (theater for young audiences version) from April 23-May 1, 2022. Popular Dr. Seuss characters like HOrton the Elephant and Cat in the Hat join a little boy with a big imagination in a show enhanced by memorable music.

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Julie Hanson

Julie Hanson is the website editor for Seattle's Child. She is a longtime journalist, South King County resident and mom to a 13-year-old girl.