On Stage: This Month's Kid-Friendly Performances in Charlotte
Live theater, musicals, shows and concerts for kids in the greater Charlotte area.
Watch Peppa Pig’s big adventure unfold on stage.
Actor’s Theater, Hadley Theater, 2132 Radcliffe Ave. $7.50-$15. 704-342-2251. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the girls soccer team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. See website for showtimes.
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, 300 E. 7th St. $15+. 704-973-2828. Join Peter as he whisks the Darling children off to Neverland in a story filled with magic, delight and adventure. See website for showtimes. Enjoy a sensory-friendly performance Oct. 13 at 7pm.
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. 3pm. $15+. 704-372-1000. Join Peppa on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George, her school friends, singing, dancing, games and surprises.
Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. 7:30pm. $35-$95. The Morehouse College Glee Club joins Charlotte Symphony Orchestra for a special collaboration. Proceeds benefit scholarships for Charlotte area students attending Morehouse College.
Matthews Community Center, 100 McDowell St., Matthews. Fri., 7:30pm; Sat.-Sun., 2pm. $12-$14. Based on the original book by Ludwig Bemelmens, in this set of adventures, Madeline adopts a dog named Genevieve, ends up in the hospital and meets the new boy next door who turns out to be a “bad hat.”
Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $20. 704-372-1000. This new play by Tony Wright features a mysterious countess from Eastern Europe who moves outside London in the 1920s. The story parallels the undead themes of the classic ballet, “Giselle.”
Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. 7:30pm. $25+. The hilarious Peabody Award-winning hit TV comedy comes to Charlotte. A self-conscious teen becomes a martial arts master under the tutelage of Bruce Lee’s ghost.
Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. 7:30pm. $28+. 704-972-2000. Stravinsky’s “Firebird” follows the spellbinding story of a prince and princesses caught in a struggle with an ogre, and the fantastic Firebird who saves them.
Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. 7:30pm. $29-$132. 704-972-2000. Follow Jack the Pumpkin King’s quest to seize Christmas on a large screen above the orchestra.
Halton Theater, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. $5+. Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. This Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical comedy about a geeky florist shop owner and the Venus flytrap who can speak.
Ovens Auditorium, 2700 Independence Blvd. $25+. 704-372-1000. Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg’s Tony Award-winning musical. See website for showtimes.
Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. 7:30pm. $25+. The production is a celebration of India’s pop music, Bollywood culture and deep traditions featuring colorful costumes, dance and live music.
Tiffany Wolff is the calendar editor for Charlotte Parent.