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A program of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts and PJ Library®
 
Get on board as we set sail for another exciting season of family entertainment. Tickets for Magic Ark performances are available online on bostonjcc.org/magicark.

Upcoming Programs

All events held at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street, Newton) unless otherwise noted.

Story Pirates

Geared for ages 4+ with parent

  • Date

    Monday, February 15 (11am and 1pm)

  • Location

    Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459

    Contact Phone Number: 617-965-5226

  • Age Groups

    0-5|Youth

  • Cost

    $15, JCC member cost: $13

Description

Geared for ages 4-11 with parent
Called “crazy entertaining” by The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart, Story Pirates transforms children’s short stories into a hilarious sketch comedy musical. The troupe’s professional actors and musicians will have you doubled over laughing, while motivating kids to pick up a pencil and write from their imagination.

Show is part of the JCC Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families, a program of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.

For more information, contact 617-965-5226 or 866-811-4111.

The Lightning Thief

Geared for ages 7+

  • Date

    Sunday, March 6 (1pm and 3pm)

  • Location

    Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459

    Contact Phone Number: 617-965-5226

  • Age Groups

    Youth

  • Cost

    $15, JCC member cost: $13

Description

Geared for ages 7+
Based on the popular book by Rick Riordan, “The Lightning Thief is an action-packed musical filled with heroic battles and mythological beasts. This exciting national touring production is imaginative, entertaining and sure to be a huge hit!

Show is part of the JCC Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families, a program of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.

For more information, contact 617-965-5226 or 866-811-4111.

The Cat in the Hat

Geared for ages 3+ with parent

  • Date

    Sunday, March 20 (1pm and 3pm)

  • Location

    Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459

    Contact Phone Number: 617-965-5226

  • Age Groups

    0-5|Youth

  • Cost

    $15, JCC member cost: $13

Description

Geared for ages 3+ with parent
Dr. Seuss’ classic tale comes alive in this engaging live stage adaptation of his adored book .The mischievous Cat in the Hat transforms a dull, rainy day into a madcap adventure that Sally and her brother will never forget, thanks to some tricks (and a fish) and Thing One and Thing Two. You’ll recognize the rhyme and have a fun-filled time during this fast-paced play about a brother, a sister, and their unexpected visitor.

Show is part of the JCC Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families, a program of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.

For more information, contact 617-965-5226 or 866-811-4111.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites

Geared for ages 3+ with parent

  • Date

    Sunday, April 10 (11am and 1pm)

  • Location

    Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459

  • Age Groups

    0-5|Youth

  • Cost

    $15, JCC member cost: $13

Description

Geared for ages 3+ with parent
Three beloved stories by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets This enchanting  production features the imaginative approach to storytelling through theatre that has earned international recognition for Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia.

Show is part of the JCC Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families, a program of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.

For more information, contact 617-965-5226 or 866-811-4111.


Spotlight

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Story Pirates transforms childrne's short stories into a hilarious sketch comedy musical. Special Presidents Day show, February 15 at 11am and 1pm. Geared for ages 4+ with adult. A JCC Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families show. Tickets

Leventhal-Sidman JCC

Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 1:00 PM

An action packed musical filled with heroic battles and mythological beasts. Exciting national touring production. Geared for ages 7+ with adult. A JCC Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families show. 11am and 1pm. Tickets

Leventhal-Sidman JCC