On Stage: This Month's Kid-Friendly Performances in Charlotte
Live theater, musicals, shows and concerts for kids in the greater Charlotte area.
Disney’s Aladdin comes to life on stage at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Sept. 10-29.
Photo by Deen van Meer
A Sick Day for Amos McGee (Through Sept. 1)
A heart-warming story about the joys of friendship that includes lively and engaging puppets created for the performance. See website for showtimes. ImaginOn: The Joe and Joan Martin Center, 300 E. 7th St. Recommended for ages 2-5. $10+. 704-973-2828.
Oliver! (Sept. 6-22)
Join young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family and love. See website for showtimes. The Eloise MacDonald Playhouse, 501 Queens Road. 704-372-1000.
PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue (Sept. 6-8)
It is the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger. The show includes two acts and an intermission, and engages audiences with innovative costumes, pup vehicles and pup packs. See website for showtimes. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $25+.
Disney’s Aladdin (Sept. 10-29)
Aladdin is brought to thrilling theatrical life in this bold new musical full of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. Hear all the cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning score and more written especially for the stage. See website for showtimes. Blumenthal Performing Arts, 130 N. Tryon St. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $30+. 704-372-1000.
Tosco Music Party (Sept. 14)
Enjoy an eclectic mix of music styles from local musicians, plus audience singalongs throughout the evening. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. 7:30pm. $15.50-$34.50. 704-372-1000.
Disney on Ice: Mickey’s Search Party (Sept. 20-22)
Join Mickey Mouse and his friends on a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics and unexpected stunts. See website for showtimes. Spectrum Center, 333 E. Trade St. $20+.
Tiffany Wolff is the calendar editor for Charlotte Parent.