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The Wizard Of Oz  
Limelight Performing Arts Center The Wizard Of Oz
 
Click the heels of your ruby-red slippers and prepare to be transported into one of the most beloved musicals of all time, The Wizard of Oz. Based on the classic 1939 MGM movie with a score co-written by the legendary Harold Arlen, this magical production will sweep audiences off their feet from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas. Young farm girl Dorothy and her little dog Toto are transported "Over the Rainbow," where they meet the Cowardly Lion, the Tin Man and the Scarecrow along the Yellow Brick Road, and travel together in search of the great and powerful Wizard himself. Featuring such classic songs as "Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead" and "If I Only Had a Brain," The Wizard of Oz is sure to cast its timeless spell over the entire family when you follow the yellow brick road to West Chester's Limelight Performing Arts Center.
 
   
  List Of Children's Shows Coming Soon
The Berenstain Bears LIVE! Opens Apr 22  
Bristol Riverside Theatre The Berenstain Bears LIVE!
 
Adapted from the classic children's book series by Stan and Jan Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! brings everyone's favorite bear family to life in a thrilling theatrical experience that kids as well as their parents will treasure for many years to come. As always, Bear Country is not without its complications: Brother Bear's grades are slipping, Sister Bear still has a few things to learn about making new friends, and Papa Bear just can't stop eating junk food. Thankfully, we can always depend on Mama Bear and her loving patience to help set things right. The Berenstain Bears LIVE! will give boys and girls of all ages the chance to fall in love with these characters, just as their parents did when they were growing up.
 
   
Peter and the Starcatcher Opens May 12  
The Eagle Theatre Peter and the Starcatcher
 
The five-time Tony-winning show that The New York Times called "the most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades," Peter and the Starcatcher is the swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan. Inventive stagecraft and an imaginative story come together to reveal the origins of "the boy who wouldn't grow up" in this madcap music-filled adventure. The play is an action-packed journey through Neverland that brings pirates, mermaids, orphans and secret agents of the Queen together on the high seas. Based on the bestselling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, and written by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys), this production of Peter and the Starcatcher at Hammonton's Eagle Theatre weaves an enchanting coming-of-age tale that's bound to appeal to your entire crew.
 
   
Wicked Opens Jul 26  
Kimmel Center - Academy of Music Wicked
 
The New York Times claims Wicked to be “The defining musical of the decade.” Wicked reimagines the classic The Wizard of OZ, but puts the light on the untold stories of OZ’s most infamous characters including the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good. Wicked takes you through the witch’s life and her story of how she came to be called so “Wicked.”