Here are the family-friendly plays and concerts scheduled for Seattle this March. On March 11, the state announced a ban for the rest of the month on gatherings of more than 250 people, which means most performances listed here are postponed or canceled. If you are going to a show, even in a venue smaller than 250 seats, call first to make sure it is happening.
Feb. 6 through March 15
Seattle Children’s Theatre
201 Thomas St
This production comes with the warning “Forget everything you thought you knew about Snow White.” Expect a radical rethinking of the familiar tale.
Feb. 29 through March 15
Second Story Repertory
Redmond Town Center
7325 166th Ave NE Ste F250, Redmond
A story about a kid, a sheep, and a half-squirrel-half-wolf, or “squolf,” who rescue a village called Peanut Woolhaven.
1 p.m. Sun. March 8
911 Pine St.
A live action version of the PBS Kids show, spun off from the world and sensibility of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
March 12-April 19
Francis J. Gaudette Theatre
303 Front St N, Issaquah
Everett Performing Arts Center
2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett
A brand-new musical centering on Hansel and Gretl, from the Grimm’s fairy tale,and Gretl’s kids.
March 12 through April 5
4301 Leary Way NW
No show is the same at this festival featuring comedy, circus arts, music and dance in a high energy environment drawing from the traditions of cabaret and vaudeville. The 3 p.m. performances are family friendly. At 7:30 p.m., the show is all ages, but there may be some adult talk.
March 13-April 5
Fifth Ave Theatre
1308 5th Ave
A high energy musical based on the hit 1992 movie about a singer on witness protection who hides in a convent.
March 15, 21 and 22
Pacific Northwest Ballet
McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St
This one-hour narrated ballet for children presents the beloved tale.
911 Pine St.
The children’s cartoon character and her friends visit the Paramount stage in the form of puppets and costumed character in this musical show featuring Peppa Pig, George, Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. Daddy Pig is there too, driving the bus.
911 Pine St
Baby Shark and friends dance through all the hits: Five Little Monkeys, Wheels on the Bus, Jungle Boogie, Monkey Banana Dance and Baby Shark (Doo doo. Doo doo da-dooo.)
Saturday, March 7, 10:30 a.m. Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mt Rainier Dr S
This five-piece band plays bouncy pop tunes with a loopy sense of humor. Song titles from their new album, “Ready or Not” include Little Bug, Staring Contest, and The Battle of Curriculum Night.
Saturday, Feb. 15, Feb. 22, Feb. 29, March 7
Sky Church @ MoPop
325 5th Ave N
Bands of local youth musicians vie for audience-pleasing supremacy in the Museum of Pop Culture's annual battle-of-the-bands style contest.
Sunday, March 8, 10:30 a.m. Fauntleroy Schoolhouse, 9131 California Ave SW
Saturday, March 14, 10:30 a.m. Bainbridge High School, 330 High School Rd NE,
Saturday, March 21, 10:30 a.m. North Bend Theater, 125 Bendigo Blvd. N
Also known as Chris Ballew, the lead singer and co-founder of the Presidents of the United States of America, Caspar Babypants sings danceable, whimsical songs.
Saturday, March 21, 10:30 a.m. Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mt Rainier Dr S
Severt, a circus performer as well as a singer-songwriter, performs her songs while playing guitar, ukulele, concertina, drums and/or bicycle horns.
10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St. Free
Rosenblatt plays danceable tunes using rhythms and styles from around the world.
11 a.m. Saturday, March 28
The Forum, Town Hall
1119 8th Ave (Entrance off Seneca St.)
Town Hall’s Saturday Family Concert features a multimedia musical in which a little guy from the sun lands in the Minnesota woods, and songs ensue. Tickets $5.
Saturday, March 28, 10:30 a.m. Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mt Rainier Dr S
Expect instruction in how to talk and walk like a pirate.