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Monday, September 18, 2023

With a twinkle in its eye, ‘Matilda the Musical’ from 2nd Stage Productions by Sarah Shah

The beloved story by Roald Dahl with talented children, exceptional adult performances, and a fantastic live orchestra. By SARAH SHAH

SOURCE: at 12:44PM
Monday, July 3, 2023

Detect a fun and witty ‘Nate the Great’ at Imagination Stage by Sarah Shah

A young sleuth in a slump has a passion for purple pancakes.

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Saturday, June 10, 2023

‘Something Rotten!’ a treat for theater geeks from 2nd Star Productions by Sarah Shah

Talented local performers make this musical journey back to the Renaissance a rollicking good time.

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Sunday, March 26, 2023

A treat for tots, ‘Fitting In’ makes magical art with loose parts by Sarah Shah

Presented by Arts on the Horizon, the show moves to 1st Stage for free performances from March 31 to April 2.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2023

A peppy ‘Hula-Hoopin’ Queen’ to bop to, at Imagination Stage by Sarah Shah

Play is the name of the game in this delightful children's musical.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2023

‘Aquarium’ immerses kids in a magical world at Imagination Stage by Sarah Shah

The show has a soothing and calming effect on its young audience, which is lovely to see.

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Sunday, December 4, 2022

‘Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed’ at Imagination Stage will rock a kid’s world by Sarah Shah

An absurd yet poignant musical about the courage to go against the norm.

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Monday, November 21, 2022

In a bubble of cheer, ‘The Day You Begin’ debuts at Kennedy Center by Sarah Shah

Kids prepare to start school in a new musical that's big on empowerment and inclusivity.

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Monday, October 17, 2022

Edgy and sweet ‘The Lightning Thief’ delights at Silhouette Stages by Sarah Shah

The show is fast-paced and full of catchy rock n’ roll.

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Every kid’s a hero in ‘The Hero of Everything’ at InterAct Story Theatre by Sarah Shah

And several jokes in the script went over the heads of the little ones but elicited guffaws from the caregivers.

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Sunday, July 24, 2022

‘Little Women’ is a treat and a treasure at Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre by Sarah Shah

The musical features strong and invincible women and the cast is oozing with talent.

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Saturday, July 16, 2022

‘Shrek the Musical’ is a musical party at City of Fairfax Theatre Company by Sarah Shah

The entire audience was on its feet dancing, clapping, and singing along.

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Friday, July 15, 2022

A fun and nerdy musical for kids, ‘Dr. Wonderful (And Her Dog)’ at Keegan by Sarah Shah

The interactive and offbeat show has book and lyrics by Lauren Gunderson.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins’ musical triumphs at Imagination Stage by Sarah Shah

The show is not 'dumbed down.' It is sophisticated, believing that children are intelligent enough to grasp its concepts and themes, and they absolutely do.

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Monday, June 20, 2022

‘Fantastagirl and the Math Monster’ allays kids’ fears at Adventure Theatre by Sarah Shah

The bold and bright musical aimed at the elementary school set has some good advice for anyone.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:41PM
Friday, May 27, 2022

Flying V presents a poignant and visceral ‘More Than 90 Miles from Home’ by Sarah Shah

As the solo performer Colette Krogel combines her dancing with sound, poetry, and mages, it feels like she is processing generational trauma.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:24AM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

‘The Other Side’ at KenCen turns a kids’ book into uplift by Sarah Shah

The five young dancers electrify the stage. It is impossible not to feel called to join in their fun and games.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:30AM
Saturday, April 23, 2022

Colonial Players’ ‘Freaky Friday’ is freaking hilarious by Sarah Shah

This gem of a musical managed to engage, entertain, and crack up the entire multigenerational audience.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:41PM
Tuesday, March 29, 2022

A kooky ‘Mother Goose’ charms the kids at Imagination Stage by Sarah Shah

Mother Goose herself is an ethereal, steampunk-styled lady who takes the audience through a silly, laugh-out-loud version of her 'typical day.'

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:04PM