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Young Audiences

Film Tickets: $5. Children <3 are free!
Live Show Tickets: $7 unless otherwise noted. Children <3 are free!
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Age recommendations and/or ratings are noted but please use your own best judgment — you know yourself and your children best. For relatively unbiased reviews check out Common Sense Media. You can also search the database to find out why a film got a particular rating.

Thanks to PECO for their generous support of our live programs for young audiences!

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The Not-Its!

Tue., August 14, 2018

Ages 4+. 60 minutes.

For 10 years, The Not-Its! have rocked kids and families with their up-tempo albums and live concerts that give children their first “rock show” experience. With the release of their seventh studio album, Ready or Not, this Seattle kindie rock quintet will have children and their parents on their feet screaming for more, the moment they hit the dance floor!

Thanks to PECO’s generous support of our . . .

Firebird Theatre presents Curtains! Young @ Part Teen Musical

Fri., August 17, 2018 thru Sat., August 18, 2018

It’s the brassy, bright, and promising year of 1959. Boston’s Colonial Theatre is host to the opening night performance of a new musical. When the leading lady mysteriously dies on stage the entire cast & crew are suspects. Enter a local detective, who just happens to be a musical theatre fan!  A hilarious journey for the audience, the original Broadway production garnered 8 Tony nominations in 2007  including . . .

Ran’D Shine

Tue., August 21, 2018

Ages 4+. 60 minutes.

Ran’D Shine’s engaging illusions and sleight of hand has amazed audiences in over 20 countries and hundreds of American cities. He’s performed at the 44th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.; was featured on the CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us; has been on The BET Network; and is one of only a few magicians to perform at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. As one audience member . . .

You Pick the Movie!

Thu., August 23, 2018

And the winner is a tie between SUPERMAN:THE MOVIE and THE IRON GIANT!

We will screen SUPERMAN:THE MOVIE on Aug 23!

Join us on Oct 20 at 1:30 when we screen THE IRON GIANT as part of our fall Young Audiences series.

Thanks to all who voted!

Just before the destruction of the planet Krypton, scientist Jor-El (Marlon Brando) sends his infant son Kal-El on . . .

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