Delight the young children in your life with exciting live performances from some of the best professional children’s entertainers around. And, parents, it’s not just the kids who have fun!
Magic Ark is a program of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts and PJ Library®.

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Being able to expose my son to high-quality live theater has been an exciting treat for us all.

Parent of Magic Ark audience member

2018-2019 Magic Ark Season

Charlotte's Web

Monday, October 8 | 11am & 1pm
Theatreworks USA
Recommended for children ages 3+

E.B. White's treasured story of the friendship between a pig and a spider comes to life in this production. Based on the Newbery Medal-winning book, this treasured tale, featuring mad-cap and endearing farm animals, explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship.

Playing by Air

Monday, November 12 | 11am & 1pm
Recommended for children ages 3+

The award-winning performers share their sense of playfulness and breathtaking feats in a high-energy theatrical experience filled with laughter and joy. Featuring a symphony of action, comedy, music, juggling and circus, this show will delight and amaze the entire family.

Jason Bishop - Straight Up Magic

Monday, January 21 | 11am & 1pm
Recommended for ages 4+

You won't believe your eyes as Jason Bishop, America's hottest illusionist, mystifies with spellbinding magic, award-winning sleight of hand and grand illusions. Bishop's funny and truly magical show is guaranteed to make you ask "How did he do that?"

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Monday, February 18 | 11am & 1pm
Theatreworks USA
Recommended for ages 4+

Three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers in Mrs. Greer's class - Rosie Revere, Iggy Peck, and Ada Twist - save the day during a class field trip by using their wits, engineering prowess, and problem-solving skills. This fun new musical is based on the book series by Andrea Beaty (Rosie Revere, Engineer; Iggy Peck, Architect; Ada Twist, Scientist).

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Sunday, March 10 | 11am & 1pm
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Soctia
Recommended for children ages 3+

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 mesmerizing production features the imaginative approach of storytelling through theatre that has earned international recognition.