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Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods
Summer 2019 Schedule

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2019 schedule

David Engel
Willy Wonka's Wondershow!
David Engel
Willy Wonka's Wondershow!

Mr. Wonka will lead you through eccentric challenges, fun-loving mayhem, and a world of pure imagination! Come to experience real magic, original music, bubble-play, and eye-popping puppetry.
  • Tuesday, Jun 18 | 10:30 AM
  • Wednesday, Jun 19 | 10:30 AM
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SaulPaul
SaulPaul

Part singer-songwriter, part inspirational speaker, SaulPaul will have you singing along and feeling fine with his acoustic hip-hop music.
  • Thursday, Jun 20 | 10:30 AM
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Experiential Theater Company
Aesop's Fables
Experiential Theater Company
Aesop's Fables

Join in these classic tales in a whole new way! Experiential Theater Company creates a hands-on dramatic adventure–if you’re in the room, you’re in the show!
  • Friday, Jun 21 | 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, Jun 22 | 10:30 AM
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The Gottabees
Squirrel Stole My Underpants
The Gottabees
Squirrel Stole My Underpants

Oh no! A sneaky squirrel has stolen Sylvie’s favorite underpants! Follow Sylvie on a mysterious adventure with curious characters. Will our heroine rescue her underpants? Join us on this adventure to find out!
  • Tuesday, Jun 25 | 10:30 AM
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Moona Luna
Moona Luna

Moona Luna is “the missing soundtrack for bilingual and bicultural kids” (The New York Daily News). Mixing Mexican folk, a rock sensibility, and alternating smoothly between English and Spanish, this is a performance you won’t want to miss!
  • Wednesday, Jun 26 | 10:30 AM
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Taratibu Youth Association
Unspoken Stories
Taratibu Youth Association
Unspoken Stories

An ensemble of talented young dancers perform hip-hop, modern, and traditional African dance to powerful music including contemporary gospel, spirituals, and native Zulu and Kiswahili vocals.
  • Thursday, Jun 27 | 10:30 AM
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Ants Ants Ants
Ants Ants Ants

With their optimistic lyrics and innovative instrumentation, Ants Ants Ants offers an invitation into that golden childhood we always dreamed of having and creating for the ones we love.
  • Friday, Jun 28 | 10:30 AM
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Maru Montero Dance Company
Maru Montero Dance Company

Though its roots are in Mexican folk dance, Maru Montero Dance Company performs modern Latin dances, including mambo, cha cha, and salsa.
  • Saturday, Jun 29 | 10:30 AM
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Nomad Dancers and Raqs Habibi
Dancing from Cairo to Samarkand
Nomad Dancers and Raqs Habibi
Dancing from Cairo to Samarkand

A magic carpet ride across the Middle East from Cairo to Samarkand. This cultural adventure features colorful authentic costumes, veiled Persian princesses, and dances from the oasis and the caravansary.
  • Tuesday, Jul 02 | 10:30 AM
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Hopalong Andrew
Songs of the Urban Cowpoke
Hopalong Andrew
Songs of the Urban Cowpoke

Calling all cowboys and cowgirls! Clever and whimsical cowboy songs about city life performed in the great tradition of the American West.
  • Wednesday, Jul 03 | 10:30 AM
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Madcap Puppets
The Great Space Caper
Madcap Puppets
The Great Space Caper

Famous space explorer, Buzby, crash lands his spaceship on a strange planet and forms an unlikely friendship with a stranded alien named Galax. Together, they uncover the mysteries of the universe as they search for a new planet that the funny little creature can call home.
  • Friday, Jul 05 | 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, Jul 06 | 10:30 AM
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Mömandpöp
The Mömandpöp Comeback Special!
Mömandpöp
The Mömandpöp Comeback Special!

Mömandpöp is a musical comedy duo that the youngest patrons and adults will love! Experience award-winning, original music, crazy costume changes, and exciting audience participation, with a message of caring and kindness.
  • Tuesday, Jul 09 | 10:30 AM
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The Deedle Deedle Dees
The Deedle Deedle Dees

From exploring famous figures like Sacagawea and Abigail Adams, to examining the theories of Tesla and Edison, hear songs inspired by history, science, folklore, and literature set to a rockin’ beat!
  • Wednesday, Jul 10 | 10:30 AM
  • Thursday, Jul 11 | 10:30 AM
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Kira Willey
Rockin’ Yoga Concert with Kira Willey & Friends
Kira Willey
Rockin’ Yoga Concert with Kira Willey & Friends

Kira and her rockin’ band put on unique, high-energy shows with lots of musical yoga breaks, rhythm games, singing, and dancing. This totally interactive performance will have everyone on their feet!
  • Friday, Jul 12 | 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, Jul 13 | 10:30 AM
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Jojo & the Pinecones
Jojo & the Pinecones

With their jazzed-up pop and popped-up jazz, Jojo and her group of exceptional musicians will have the whole crowd tappin’ their toes.
  • Tuesday, Jul 16 | 10:30 AM
  • Wednesday, Jul 17 | 10:30 AM
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Shannon Dunne Dance
Shannon Dunne Dance

Dancing to live, traditional Irish music, these dancers use the close-to-the-ground battering style footwork in figures, solos, and complex choreography to entertain, include, and inspire audiences of all ages.
  • Thursday, Jul 18 | 10:30 AM
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Vital Theatre Company
Angelina Ballerina The Musical
Vital Theatre Company
Angelina Ballerina The Musical

A special guest is coming to visit Camembert Academy! Angelina and her friends will perform all types of dance, including hip-hop, modern dance, the Irish jig, and of course, ballet. Will their famous visitor be impressed?
  • Friday, Jul 19 | 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, Jul 20 | 10:30 AM
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Falu
Falu

Nominated for a 2018 Grammy Award for Best Children's Album, Falu has graced all three of Wolf Trap's stages. Join her and the band for a musical journey through South Asia and around the globe, celebrating the diverse instruments, languages, sights, and humanity of the world.
  • Tuesday, Jul 23 | 10:30 AM
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Red Yarn
Red Yarn

Discover the dynamic roots of American music as Red Yarn weaves folk songs and puppetry into an engaging tale. With his lively performance and lush folk-rock recordings, this red-bearded bard shares positive values while reviving American folklore for younger generations.
  • Wednesday, Jul 24 | 10:30 AM
  • Thursday, Jul 25 | 10:30 AM
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Maryland Youth Ballet
Cinderella
Maryland Youth Ballet
Cinderella

Will the slipper fit? Join Maryland Youth Ballet as they bring this classic fairy tale of dreams and adventure to life through the mesmerizing magic of dance.
  • Friday, Jul 26 | 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, Jul 27 | 10:30 AM
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Aaron Nigel Smith
Aaron Nigel Smith

Join this reggae rocker for some of his best-known children’s songs. The island rhythms will inspire you to get up to sing, dance, and play together.
  • Tuesday, Jul 30 | 10:30 AM
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Culture Shock, Washington, D.C.
Culture Shock, Washington, D.C.

Experience hip-hop dance in a fresh new way. Culture Shock D.C.’s groundbreaking style is sure to have audiences popping, locking, and grooving all the way home.
  • Wednesday, Jul 31 | 10:30 AM
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Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers
The Legend of the Banana Kid
Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers
The Legend of the Banana Kid

Little Chucky rides into town on his trusty goat for a showdown with Big Bad Bart and his gang of bandits. With a fistful of bananas, what could go wrong?
  • Thursday, Aug 01 | 10:30 AM
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The Okee Dokee Brothers
The Okee Dokee Brothers

With songs written under wide-open skies and harmonies fine-tuned around the campfire, The Okee Dokee Brothers encourage kids to get outside and get creative.
  • Friday, Aug 02 | 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, Aug 03 | 10:30 AM
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