Tuesday, January 23, 2018

20at20 Off Broadway Shows for Kids of All Ages

Don't let this crazy frigid weather keep you from enjoying all the great happenings in the city right now! Cabin fever can definitely start to get to the best of us but this time of year is awesome because there are so many opportunities to enjoy what makes NYC one of kind with discounts on theater shows on and off Broadway. 20at20is a biannual event featuring $20 tickets to participating Off-Broadway shows 20 minutes prior to curtain. 20at20 is kicking off on January 23rd to February 11th, 2018 and there's such an adorable line up of shows to take lil' monsters of all ages to see. 

OWEN & MZEE THE MUSICAL Recommended Age | 2-7
The amazing true story of the orphaned baby hippo named Owen and 130-year-old giant turtle named Mzee whose remarkable friendship touched millions around the world. 
When Owen was stranded after a tsunami, villagers in Kenya worked tirelessly to rescue him. Then, to everyone’s amazement, the orphan hippo and the elderly tortoise adopted each other. Now they are inseparable, swimming, eating, and playing together. Adorable photos e-mailed from friend to friend quickly made them worldwide celebrities. Here is a joyous reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us apart.

Theatre | Theater at Blessed Sacrament // Address | 152 West 71st StreetRun Time | 1 hour // Intermission | No // Late Seating | Yes
Handicap Accessible | Yes

ADDY & UNO Recommended Age | 4+
Uno has plenty of mathematical abilities, but he also has a disability: autism. With his friends (a cast of puppets and people with disabilities of their own) Uno finds the courage to compete in his school’s math competition. Addy & Uno is a heartfelt journey celebrating hope, big dreams, and the beauty of differences.

Theatre | The Kirk: Theatre Row // Address | 410 W 42nd St 
Run Time | 45 minutes // Intermission | N/A // Late Seating | Yes
Handicap Accessible | Yes

THE GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW Recommended Ages | All Ages
Audiences are delighted with an unbubblievable experience, awashed with a bubble tide, and some even find themselves INSIDE a bubble. Mind-blowing bubble magic, spectacular laser lighting effects, and momentary soapy masterpieces will make you smile, laugh, and feel like a kid again.

Theatre | New World Stages // Address | 340 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019
Run Time |1 hr  // Intermission | None // Late Seating | Yes
Handicap Accessible | Yes


Recommended Age | 13+ (matinees – ages 8+)
‘Hufflepuffs’ finally get their moment in HILARIOUS Potter play, ‘PUFFS’!!” declares Mashable. For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs… who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.

Theatre | New World Stages // Address | 340 West 50th Street
Run Time | 1 hour, 45 minutes // Intermission | None // Late Seating | Yes 
Handicap Accessible | Yes


Recommended Age | 3-8
Look no further for family entertainment in New York! The Snow Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats celebrates the wonder of childhood in the city: the excitement of a fresh snowfall, the delight of whistling for the first time, the awe in finding a special treasure. Four of Ezra Jack Keats’ best stories are brought to life, including The Snowy DayWhistle for WillieGoggles!, and A Letter to Amy.

Theatre | St. Luke’s Theatre // 
Address | 308 W 46th Street
Run Time | 45 minutes // Intermission | None // Late Seating | Yes
Handicap Accessible | Arrangements can be made for wheelchairs – please notify in advance if possible


| All Ages
Playing in NYC with brand new stories including BROWN BEAR, BROWN BEAR!The critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle stories, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly and of course, the star of the show – The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Theatre | DR2 Theatre // Address | 103 East 15th St
Run Time | 55 min // Intermission | None // Late Seating | None
Age Minimum | None // Handicap Accessible | Yes // Autism friendly

STOMP Recommended Age | 4+
Matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and more fill the stage with energizing beats at STOMP, the inventive and invigorating stage show that’s dance, music and theatrical performance blended together in one electrifying rhythm.

Theatre | Orpheum Theatre // Address | 126 2nd Ave, New YorkRun Time | 1 hour, 45 minutes // Intermission | None// Late Seating | No
Handicap Accessible | No 

Which of these seven, 20at20 shows would your little ones like to see? 

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