On Stage: This Month's Kid-Friendly Performances in Charlotte
This month's live theatre, musicals, shows and concerts for kids in the greater Charlotte area.
CHILDREN'S THEATRE OF CHARLOTTE
McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. 7:30pm. $15-$25. 704-372-1000. The three Carolina Voices ensembles come together to present an array of choral favorites — from The Beach Boys to Michael Jackson. carolinavoices.org.
Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. See website for prices. Join Woody, Buzz, Lightning McQueen and favorites from 14 other classic Pixar films in a special multimedia presentation complete with a live symphony soundtrack. 2:30 and 8pm. charlottesymphony.org.
Pease Auditorium, Central Piedmont Community College, 1201 Elizabeth Ave. Ages 10 and older. 7:30pm. $18. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides a background in which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a simple farm girl, fall in love. showtix4u.com.
(Through May 7)
Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson. Ages 4 and older. $12+. 704-892-7953. Follow enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. See website for showtimes. davidsoncommunityplayers.org.
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. 6:30pm. Free. 704-337-2100. A richly preserved custom of South Asia is presenting the dances of India. Several solo dance performances will be presented, along with interpretive meanings of the movements and vibrant cultural costumes. mintmuseum.org.
Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. 7:30pm. $39+. 800-745-3000. Brother and sister duo Derek and Julianne Hough of “Dancing With the Stars” perform in a stage production inspired by the natural elements earth, wind, fire and water. The performance features a range of tap dancing to salsa and everything in between. ovensauditorium.com.
$10 per show. 704-973-2828. A weekend of performances is presented by OnStage, a program that helps bridge the world of professional theatre for CTC students. See website for showtimes. Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, 300 E. 7th St. ctccharlotte.org.