Vienna, Va. (April 9, 2015)— Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its 2015 season lineup for Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods. A Washington area summer tradition for children and their families since 1971, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods features diverse acts ranging from puppetry, storytelling, dance, theater, folk, and Kindie-rock. A complete chronological calendar and links to print-ready images are available in the online pressroom.
Thirteen of the 33 acts this summer make their Wolf Trap debuts, including Unlocking The Truth, a heavy metal trio with a positive and inspirational message; Latin Grammy nominee Mister G; and educational hip-hop group Alphabet Rockers. Another unique debut act is musical theatre group Story Pirates who transform children’s short stories into sketch comedy musicals. The group will act out stories written and submitted by children in the Washington D.C. Metro area for its performances at Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods. Returning favorites include the Grammy winning children’s music icon Dan Zanes and Kindie band Recess Monkey.
Nestled in Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods welcomes guests Tuesday through Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m., beginning June 23 through August 8. Tickets are $8 or $10, and children under two enter free of charge.
In addition, through its Public Ticket Service Program, Wolf Trap Foundation engages local nonprofits serving disadvantaged children and families by providing thousands of complimentary tickets to select Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods performances.
“Education is a large part of Wolf Trap’s mission, and we believe it is crucial for young children to have access to the arts,” said Arvind Manocha, president and CEO, Wolf Trap Foundation. “Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods provides the opportunity for children across the region to experience the arts, and for many it is their very first arts experience.”
Ticketing and On-Sale Information
- Tickets for Wolf Trap’s Children’s theatre-in-the-Woods performances go on sale to the public on Saturday, April 25 at 10:00 a.m.
- Tickets are required for all performances for adults and children ages two and older.
Beginning April 25, Theatre-in-the-Woods tickets may be purchased:
- Online at WolfTrap.org/tickets/ctitw
- By phone at 877.WOLFTRAP
- In-person at the Filene Center Box Office, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, VA
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, produces and presents a full range of performance and education programs in the Greater Washington area, as well as nationally. Wolf Trap features three performance venues: the outdoor Filene Center and Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, both located at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and The Barns at Wolf Trap, located down the road from the national park and adjacent to the Center for Education at Wolf Trap. The 7,028-seat Filene Center is operated in partnership with the National Park Service and annually showcases an extensive array of diverse artists, ranging from pop, country, folk, and blues to classical music, dance, and theatre, as well as multimedia presentations, from May through September. The Barns at Wolf Trap is operated by the Wolf Trap Foundation year round, and during the summer months is home to the Grammy-nominated Wolf Trap Opera, one of America’s outstanding resident ensemble programs for young opera singers. Wolf Trap’s education programs include the nationally acclaimed Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, a diverse array of arts education classes, grants, and a nationally recognized internship program.
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All artists, repertoire, performance dates and pricing are current as of April 9, 2015, but are subject to change. The most up-to-date information on artists, performances and ticket availability may always be found on Wolf Trap’s website, WolfTrap.org.
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