Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods
Summer 2018


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2018 schedule

Listen, Wilhelmina!
A Mini Musical by David Hanlon & Kathleen Kelly
Commissioned by Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Listen, Wilhelmina!
A Mini Musical by David Hanlon & Kathleen Kelly
Commissioned by Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts

Wilhelmina, Wallis, and Winston the Wombats are ready for their very first concert at Wolf Trap! The stage! The instruments! The maestro! But what is the audience supposed to do? With help from Ranger Nat, these three wombat friends learn how much fun music-making can be when they open their ears to listen. This interactive mini-musical is a perfect way to introduce children to the concert experience.
  • Saturday, Jul 21 | 10:30 AM
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Danny Weinkauf and his Red Pants Band
Danny Weinkauf and his Red Pants Band

Grammy winner and longtime They Might Be Giants bassist Danny Weinkauf brings his family-friendly Red Pants Band to Wolf Trap! The Red Pants Band offers up fun, clever, and energetic songs that will inspire the whole family to dance and sing along.
  • Tuesday, Jul 24 | 10:30 AM
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Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers
Everybody Loves Pirates
Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers
Everybody Loves Pirates

Eight-year-old Lucy and her goofy friend Little Chucky are searching for buried treasure, but a gang of bumbling pirates keeps getting in the way! Help these ocean-dwelling puppets on their adventure!
  • Wednesday, Jul 25 | 10:30 AM
  • Thursday, Jul 26 | 10:30 AM
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Maryland Youth Ballet
Rumpelstiltskin
Maryland Youth Ballet
Rumpelstiltskin

An enchanted elf helps a miller's daughter turn straw into gold... for a price. Join Maryland Youth Ballet for this classic fairy tale adventure presented through the mesmerizing magic of dance.
  • Friday, Jul 27 | 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, Jul 28 | 10:30 AM
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Semilla Cultural
Bomba! Afro-Puerto Rican Music & Dance
Semilla Cultural
Bomba! Afro-Puerto Rican Music & Dance

Join Semilla Cultural for traditional Bomba and Plena music, and learn the history that shaped Puerto Rico’s rich musical culture. This is sure to be a hips-moving good time!Workshop Star
  • Tuesday, Jul 31 | 10:30 AM
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Natyabhoomi School of Indian Dance
Natyabhoomi School of Indian Dance

Revel in the rich traditions of South Asia with this ensemble of talented young dancers. With vibrant costumes, lively music, and engaging choreography, this performance will take you on a journey to India. Ranger Badge
  • Wednesday, Aug 01 | 10:30 AM
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Sonia De Los Santos
Sonia De Los Santos

In this bilingual performance, renowned singer-songwriter Sonia De Los Santos shares the music, messages, and stories from her childhood in Monterrey, Mexico, that will inspire and excite children and grown-ups of all backgrounds.Workshop Star
  • Thursday, Aug 02 | 10:30 AM
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Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players
Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players

Your favorite band is back! Wear your PJs and join in the fun as 2018 Grammy-nominated Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players deliver a rockin’ performance of all-new music from their latest album, Lemonade (2016).
  • Friday, Aug 03 | 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, Aug 04 | 10:30 AM
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